Stephen Colbert does not care for that new Muslim Ms. Marvel

On Tuesday, we reported on the new comic character Kamala Khan, a teenage Muslim who is taking the moniker of Ms. Marvel in her own self-titled comic due out next February. The Colbert Report's Stephen Colbert recognized this for the attack on America that it is, and reported it accordingly. » 11/07/13 9:50am 11/07/13 9:50am

Stephen Colbert grills Peter Jackson on Elvish Folklore in The Hobbit

A few weeks back Peter Jackson participated in a live cast before the preview of the The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug footage. And he was joined by some old LOTR friends and super nerd Stephen Colbert, who gleefully grilled Jackson on his elf knowledge. Thankfully Jackson had a pretty solid response. » 4/01/13 2:02pm 4/01/13 2:02pm

Liberals and goblins, beware: Stephen Colbert will have a cameo in The …

Stephen Colbert is an enormous fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's works. Just look at his explanation of American politics using Lord of the Rings action figures or his challenging James Franco to a Tolkien debate. Colbert even owns Aragorn's sword, Anduril. So if any satirical political pundit deserves a role in Jackson's Hobbit » 10/20/12 1:30pm 10/20/12 1:30pm

Must Watch: An Out-of-Character Stephen Colbert Interviews Neil…

This is excellent. Back in 2010, an out-of-character Stephen Colbert sat down with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson at Montclair Kimberly Academy to talk for 90 minutes about science, society and the universe. Yesterday, the Hayden Planetarium posted the interview on its website for all to watch. » 11/28/11 12:59pm 11/28/11 12:59pm

Hallowe'en Comes Two Weeks Early In This Week's Comics

It's quite clearly heading towards Hallowe'en judging by this week's new releases to comic book stores, which are suitably full of monsters, ghosts, things that go bump in the night... and Stephen Colbert. Quite how he fits in, we're leaving up to your imagination, but as always on Tuesdays at 9am, these are New… » 10/14/08 9:00am 10/14/08 9:00am

Did Aliens Cause The U.S. Financial Meltdown?

Click to view » 9/18/08 6:00pm 9/18/08 6:00pmIf you were watching the Colbert Report the other day, you would have seen the best and most sensible explanation so far for our whole financial donnybrook: alien financial advisors are leading us off a cliff on purpose. Stephen Colbert finally got through to his financial advisor Gorlock, whom he'd been…

Stephen Colbert’s DNA To Be Sent Into Space, Become Self-Aware

Click to view » 9/08/08 12:00pm 9/08/08 12:00pmFor those who can't imagine a universe without Stephen Colbert, there's good news. The satirist's DNA is going to be preserved for future generations, and perhaps future civilizations. Video game designer and soon-to-be space tourist Richard Garriott is adding Colbert's genetic code to the Immortality…