Stephen Colbert's Defense Of The New Lightsaber Is Awesomely Nerdy

Stephen Colbert has something to say to all of the scruffy-looking nerfherders who insist that the crossguard lightsaber in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is impractical: he's been a Star Wars fan a whole two weeks longer than the rest of us and he's using his knowledge to school us on lightsaber design. » 12/02/14 8:20am 12/02/14 8:20am

Stephen Colbert Cosplayed At Comic-Con To Pitch His Creepy Hawkcat Film

When will Stephen Colbert get his own superhero movie? On last night's Colbert Report, the comedian revealed that he secretly walked the floor of San Diego Comic-Con while dressed as Prince Hawkcat, the greatest superhero no one has heard of. He even set up a booth to pitch his Prince Hawkcat movie. » 9/18/14 11:32am 9/18/14 11:32am

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