Science celebrity (and accomplished astrophysicist) Neil deGrasse Tyson is making waves with his reboot of Cosmos, the celebrated TV series originally hosted by Carl Sagan. Tyson went on The Colbert Report to discuss the new Cosmos, and why he felt the need to reprise the series, but their discussion turned into a trial of science. Show More Summary
Comedy Central Comedy Central UPDATE at 3/11/14 1:16:22 pm Any show that can get the Catholic League's Bill Donohue to defend the Inquisition is OK in my book: "COSMOS" SMEARS CATHOLICISM - Catholic League. At first I thought he was just going to deny the Catholic Church had anything to do with the Inquisition,...
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Last night, Stephen Colbert mocked the efforts of a Kentucky church giving away guns to lure people back to church in a segment that's sure to offend the NRA crowd. But these days, all of that is just intangible, and these days, people want something more. Show More Summary
Neil deGrasse Tyson spent the majority of his record tenth appearance on The Colbert Report last night promoting his new Fox series Cosmos. But, as Stephen Colbert promised, the real fireworks began after a commercial break when the host started needling Tyson over recent comments he has made about the media's failed attempts to give religion and science equal weight.
In case you missed it, superstar artist Theaster Gates appeared in The Colbert Report last week to discuss his ongoing work "transforming ugly spaces into beautiful things." [ more › ]
Last night, Stephen Colbert tackled American Atheists' lawsuit against the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and its exhibit featuring a Christian cross. And much like Jon Stewart's skewering of the same issue back in 2011, Colbert's segment was heavy on mockery but empty on substance:
For years, we've covered the insanity of Warner Music claiming to own the copyright on the song Happy Birthday -- a claim that is finally being challenged in court because Warner's claims are almost certainly bullshit, and the song should be in the public domain. Show More Summary
On a recent episode of The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon and his guest Stephen Colbert sat down to play a hilarious game of Truth or Truth, which is a modified and silly version of Truth or Dare?. They answered wild questions about the “type of underwear Stephen wears, Jimmy’s biggest regret, Stephen’s romance with [...]
(Credit: Kevin Burkett) "The Colbert Report" star discusses his new role as Paul Peterson in "Mr. Peabody and Sherman."
Stephen Colbert made his second appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (after his cameo on Fallon's debut episode) Friday night, and opened up about his time at the White House state dinner last month.
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Stephen Colbert stopped by "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" for the second time on Friday — the first time being during the premiere episode when he dumped $100 in pennies on the host's desk — and it was a much more civil discussion. Show More Summary
Late-night competitor Stephen Colbert stopped by Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, discussed playing Paul Peterson in Mr. Peabody and Sherman, and tried to get Fallon to plug his Comedy Central show during a round of Truth or Truth. Watch here:
Last night on The Colbert Report, host and self-professed feminist Stephen Colbert recognized — in honor of Women's History Month —"that society has intrinsically linked a woman's value to her outward appearance and thereby undermining...Show More Summary
Everyone talks about how "Happy Birthday to You" is heavily copyrighted, but no one talks about how it sucks. It's lyrically and melodically repetitive, and undeniably hack. Don’t worry, as is often the case, Stephen Colbert is here to save the day. After being forbidden from singing "Happy Birthday to... More »
After so many art fairs, we feel woozy. Just like this Garfield. [Imgur] “My guest tonight is an activist working to transform poor neighborhoods with art,” said Stephen Colbert, introducing last night’s talk show guest Theaster Gates. Show More Summary
Bill O’Reilly put his foot so far down his throat with misogynistic statements that not even other Fox News commentators could agree with him.