Apr 18

Stephen Colbert at Twilight Tattoo’s “Salute from the Chief”

Stephen Colbert event photos Official event photos from “Salute from the Chief” a special Twilight Tattoo hosted by Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno. The event, held inside Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virgina on April 14th, 2015, recognises five Americans – D. Scott Davis, Bud Selig, Morrill Worcester, Matthew Zames, and Stephen Colbert – for their outstanding service in support of the United States Army.

While at the event, Stephen Colbert also stopped to try his hand at playing the fife with the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps.

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Apr 16

5 Suggestions for the New ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ -– A Fan’s Request

Stephen Colbert at Late Night Desk

Stephen Colbert fans are a sad, shiftless lot these days. With our fearless host away and gearing up for his new show, there is not much to do but eat Americone Dream and watch old TCR clips – if you can stand the heartache of it all. While suffering through this awkward in-between-networks phase, a fan becomes reflective. Changing shows is a big deal. How can those uniquely special aspects we loved about Stephen’s work on The Colbert Report transition to the new show? Is that even possible? Maybe. After the jump you’ll find my top five suggestions for a very “Colbert” style new Late Show.

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Apr 14

Not Suitable For Television: An Evening of Material Rejected from TV featuring Opus Moreschi

Six Degrees of Stephen Colbert Not Suitable For Television: An Evening of Material Rejected from TV
“An evening of material rejected from TV. Featuring jokes that didn’t make it past censors, sketches cut for time, pitches gone awry and just some really, really bad ideas. Curated by Aaron Glaser.”

Featuring: The Lucas Brothers, Seaton Smith, Jared Logan, Opus Moreschi, J.R. Havlan, Mike Recine, Nick Rutherford, and more!
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Location: Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., Brooklyn, New York
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Tickets: $5.00 – $8.00

(Thank you to Sharilyn for the Tip!)

Apr 13

Stephen Colbert to Receive the Outstanding Civilian Service Award

Ray Odierno on The Colbert Report in Iraq

The Army will honor five Americans — including comedian Stephen Colbert — during a special Twilight Tattoo hosted by Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno.

The “Salute from the Chief” event will take place on Tuesday April 14 at 5:00 PM at Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.

During the event, the five honorees will receive the Outstanding Civilian Service Award. It is the third-highest public service honor the Army can bestow upon a civilian, and it is presented for outstanding service by a civilian who makes a “substantial contribution or is of significance to the Army or to a major Army command,” according to information from the Army.

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Apr 10

Six Degrees: March 2015 Catch Up

Six Degrees of Stephen Colbert Welcome to the ‘Six Degrees Catch Up Edition’ featuring all the latest happenings and goings on in the world of ‘Daily Show’ and ‘Colbert Report’ staff and ‘Friends of the Show’.

In this month’s catch up we have interviews with Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Kevin Bartini, Meredith Scardino and Aasif Mandvi, new projects from David Javerbaum and Samantha Bee, a ‘Goodfellas’ panel hosted by Jon Stewart, more honours for Neil deGrasse Tyson and a clip from the Second City archives featuring Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert.

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Apr 05

Brian Stack Headed to the ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Conan O'Brien and Brian Stack Last night, long time writer and sketch actor Brian Stack said farewell after working with Conan O’Brien for 18 years on ‘Late Night’, ‘The Tonight Show’ and ‘Conan’.

Following the show, ‘Conan’ staff writer Andrés du Bouchet tweeted:

“Late night legend @BrianStack153 is leaving us for NYC and The Late Show w/ Colbert. We’ll miss him! ”

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Apr 04

In The Press – March 2015 Edition

Stephen Colbert news When news stories fall through the cracks, we here at Colbert News Hub find them for a post we call, In The Press.

Hello again Hubsters! April is here, which means that, if Colbert Report writer Micheal Brumm is to be believed, Stephen’s team will start working on Late Show very soon!

The two big stories in March were the premiere of The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS, and the announcement that Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. In this edition you’ll also find talk of SuperPACs, Kendrick Lamar’s performance on The Colbert Report, late night musical bookers, the technology behind our beloved fake news shows, as well as an interview with Jimmy Kimmel.

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Apr 03

Selected Shorts: The Stories of Flannery O’Connor

Selected Shorts Logo Event Description: The master of the comical Southern gothic penned some of the most significant – and unsettling – works of racial and familial misunderstanding of the 20th century. Here we present some of her best: tales of mystery and evil, Catholic guilt, human misfits, and divining grace, including one selected and read by Stephen Colbert. Hosted by Matthew Love, in partnership with Library of America.

Date: Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 7:30 PM
Location: Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
Tickets: [Link]