Oct 20

Stephen Colbert and the Angry Inch

How tall is Stephen Colbert

On Wednesday night’s episode of “The Colbert Report”, Stephen Colbert devoted a segment of “Who’s Attacking Me Now?” to the search engine giant Google, who have robbed him of a precious inch of height.

“You see folks, when I Googled myself this afternoon, as I do every day at 3 sharp … I was horrified to learn that the Google celebrity profile of me lists my height as 5’10″. 5’10″? What is that measured in? Hectares? Because it sure isn’t feet and inches, Google. I’m 5’11″!”

Colbert went on to personally address the chief executive of Google, Larry Page, because in image-conscious Hollywood an extra inch means everything. “All I want is the height I deserve. And I fought for every inch, and no one, but no one, is taking that away from me. Especially not Larry Page, who according to Google, is 5’11”. [The New York Times]

Well it seems that the good humoured powers that be at Google were watching the show on Wednesday night. If you search, “How tall is Stephen Colbert” on Google, you will receive the following answer “5′ 10.5″ (1.79m -ish)”. And as seen in the image above, Google couldn’t help getting a jab in at tiny fake newsman Jon Stewart, who is listed as “Shorter”.

But it doesn’t end there folks …

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Oct 05

Colbert ‘Steals’ Lincoln Bust from GOP Congressman’s Office [Update]

Stephen Colbert and Paul Dinello with Lincoln Bust
Over on Capitol Hill, Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert taped a segment for his show Friday wherein he’s seen stealing a bust of Abraham Lincoln from a congressman’s office before escaping in a roll-away garbage bin.

A source who was there for the filming tells Mediaite the congressman who has his bust stolen is Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.). Colbert is aided in the skit by outgoing Congressman Jack Kingston.

Source: Mediaite.com

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Sep 24

Better Know a ‘Late Show’ Succession [Update]

Stephen Colbert on The Late Show

Overwhelmed by the explosion of news reports, interviews and articles that have swept across the media since CBS announced that Stephen Colbert would succeed David Letterman as host of ‘The Late Show’? Well don’t worry, Colbert News Hub has you covered. We’ve done our best to compile all the breaking news and information surrounding the newest late night shuffle up. As more news and information becomes available over the coming days and months, we will continue to update this post with the latest developments.

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Sep 13

In The Press – September Edition

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Now that the kids are back in school hopefully y’all have time to catch up on the latest involving our hero and his colleagues. In this edition, more late night news, Howard Kurtz is back, Jon Stewart’s film and Stephen gets blowback from his Emmy Acceptance Speech.

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Sep 11

CBS Chose Stephen Colbert and James Corden Because They “Complement Each Other”

In a phone interview with Deadline, CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler said Corden was picked because, among other qualifications, he and David Letterman’s replacement Stephen Colbert “complement each other.” Where Colbert is known for his razor wit, Corden seduces with cuddliness, though he’s also very sharp. Corden has a gift for physical comedy, a star’s grace in a clown’s body, that gets audiences giddy.

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Aug 25

In The Press – Emmys 2014 Edition

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EMMYS!! Here are some of the stories, all about the Emmys. The good news is that Stephen’s writers have already started to celebrate after last week’s Creative Arts Emmy win. Let’s hope the celebration can continue.

There are a few articles about the upcoming Emmys on Monday! Enjoy and GOOD LUCK TCR!!

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Aug 24

In The Press – August 23, 2014

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Catch up edition! Or perhaps, all caught up edition? Wait, I got it. It’s the “All caught up until the ‘Emmys’ edition”-Edition. How’s that sound? Seriously, we will have one more edition, pre-Emmys, that focuses mostly on all the Emmy talk.

In this edition, Jon and Stephen are accused of having too many white male guests. Comments please, as in read the comments below the article and then come back here to comment as well. I think after reading it you will want to comment.

Also, more on John Oliver and the rest of the goings-on in the ever dynamic world of late night TV.

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