Sep 14

A Look Back — Stephen on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Stephen Colbert A Look Back Welcome to “A Look Back,” where we review and celebrate select clips from the overwhelmingly voluminous video catalog and the many splendid works of Stephen T. Colbert over the years.


Way back in April 2004 then Daily Show correspondent Stephen Colbert made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss his brushes (or lack thereof) with Candidate Greatness on the ’04 presidential campaign trail. We all remember his *one* question with Howard Dean, right? He also talks about his wife’s discomfort with a NSFW comedic piece he did on Kimmel’s Comedy Central show Crank Yankers. Stephen ends the interview with an edited piece about editing a piece, channeling tyrannical bits of what soon would become his character just a year and a half later. Check it out:

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Particularly poignant is when Stephen first gets onstage, he looks around and says, “This feels good. I’ve got to get me a gig like this.” I think you just did, sir.

Sep 04

Stephen Colbert on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Last night, Stephen Colbert was a guest on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” where he spoke about his recent Emmy win, and attending the Primetime Emmy Awards with his wife Evie and 12 year old son John. Stephen also revealed that he will feature as “Falcon” on an alternate cover for the Captain America in November, and spoke about being invited to the set of “The Hobbit” by Peter Jackson and scaring the cast and crew with his joy and enthusiasm.

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Aug 27

Interviews with Stephen Colbert at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards [Update]

Michael Ausiello from TV Line talks to Stephen Colbert on the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards red carpet about the end of “The Colbert Report” and taking over for the “Late Show” from David Letterman in 2015.

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Jul 31

Ask a Grown Man: Stephen Colbert

Once upon a time, Stephen Colbert, the lovely and hilarious host of our favorite political talk show, The Colbert Report, graciously invited our bosstone to be on his show. During their interview, he asked Tavi if we might maybe think about considering having him do an Ask a Grown sometime. Our answer, of course, was, “Hell yes, you wonderful man!!”

Now, we’ve cashed in on that generous offer to bring you this video containing SC’s wise advice about misogynist jokes, boyfriend-based dilemmas, and how to tell if someone thinks you’re cool. And, Stephen, we’ll make that last one easy for you: WE THINK YOU’RE *EXTRAORDINARILY* COOL.

Source: Rookie Magazine.

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Jun 15

Stephen Colbert Interviews Neil Patrick Harries for Flatt Magazine

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Stephen Colbert recently interviewed Neil Patrick Harris for Issue #7 of Flatt Magazine, where the Broadway star reveals that “The next big thing I want to do is a big variety show. I want to be the next Ed Sullivan. That’s my game plan.” The multi-talented actor also spoke about his Tony Award winning role in the Broadway revival of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, and reflects back on his time in “How I Met Your Mother”.

Flatt Magazine is available in stores, or for digital download via iTunes or Google Play.

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Jun 08

Stephen Colbert Shares his Uncle’s D-Day Service on ‘The Lead’

Stephen Colbert shares emotional story of his uncle, Fox Company’s 1st Lt. Andrew Edward Tuck III, who parachuted behind enemy line on D-Day with ‘The Lead’s’ Jake Tapper.

In his October 2012 interview with ‘Playboy Magazine’, Stephen speaks about going skiing with the same pair of goggles Uncle Eddie wore on D-Day. He also speaks about Uncle Eddie’s military services in Austria following the signing of the armistice during an interview with Tom Hanks on ‘The Colbert Report’.

May 30

Meredith Bennett and Opus Moreschi at the ‘Nordic Media Festival’

Earlier this month ‘The Colbert Reports’ co-executive producer Meredith Bennett and head writer Opus Moreschi traveled to Norway to participate in ‘Rapport fra The Colbert Report’, moderated by Anders Giæver at the Nordic Media Festival, where they spoke about “how they create the satire which has become a political power factor in American society, what the DNA of the show is, and why the basic strategy of ‘The Colbert Report’ is always: ‘Make sure the money goes into the funny'”.

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