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Colbert interviews Smaug the dragon (video)

Smaug, the dragon, (from The Hobbit movies) goes on The Colbert Report to be interviewed by Stephen.

Low oil prices might be decreasing demand for oil

Lower oil prices aren't necessarily leading to higher demand for oil. Demand is actually still down.

Obama guest-hosts for Stephen Colbert (video)

As you know, Colbert will take over for David Letterman soon.

Why Americans fall for the anti-vaccination song and dance

Americans on the whole don't seem to be equipped to handle the basic concepts and methods of science.

Reality (sic) TV

It's just trash TV, 'Potemkin Village' shows. It's the fast-food version of entertainment.

Smart ALEC: Dem activism moves to the states, big-time

A new progressive state-focused organization has launched to mirror, and counter, the work of the conservative-GOP aligned ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council). The organization will push state initiatives on everything from climate change, criminal justice reform, education reform, immigrant and civil rights issues, and more. Show More Summary

Is reality TV worsening America’s class problems

I'm having a hard time believing that Amos & Andy TV does anything but harm.

Ferguson and a lesson in empathy

For days, I felt blank about the events in Ferguson and New York City — the non-indictment of officers responsible for the death of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the protests. I had heightened senses of anger and grief that, strangely, seemed inexpressible. Yesterday that grief broke open: I remembered the 2013 case of Robert […]

Born out of Pain: St. Louis artists respond to Ferguson

As the smoke clears I see the passing of the old guard, and the rise of a much more dynamic St. Louis.

Colbert on the “No Social Security for Nazis Act” (Video)

"Folks, It's inspiring to see both parties join hands to declare with one voice, Nazis are bad."

Stephen Colbert weighs in on Star Wars lightsaber controversy (video)

The promo teaser for the new Star Wars movie came out and primo Star Wars Stephen Colbert has weighed in on the controversy over the new lightsaber in the movie. You see, the saber has two little mini-sabers coming out from the handle. I knew Colbert was a huge Lord of the Rings fan, but […]

Jon Stewart on Ferguson & the Rams “hands stand”

Five St. Louis Rams players held their hands up in a "don't shoot" gesture of solidarity with Ferguson.

BREAKING: Grand jury refuses to indict Officer Wilson

Chris Andoe is on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, reporting live as the grand jury prepares to announce.

Gay Santa: Saint Nick has a special elf, and some parents are not pleased

A new documentary about the men who play Santa at the mall has caused a stir because it includes a gay man.

Oh, Sábado Gigante, why can’t I quit you?

Someone posted this to me on Facebook. I have no idea what’s going on. Happy garbage night (at least in the frozen Chicago burbs).

Mitchell and Webb: “Are we the baddies?”

"Have you noticed that our caps have got actual little pictures of skulls on them? Hans, are we the baddies?"

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