Apr 19

‘The Daily Show’ and ‘The Colbert Report’ Staff to Compete In Celebrity Soccer Tournament

The Daily Show and Colbert Report Soccer Teams

The Comedy Central companion shows are two of the 45 teams from the media scene competing in the annual NYFEST industry soccer tournament on Saturday.

The staffs of The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight will be among the teams slated to face off at a celebrity soccer tournament this weekend as part of NYFEST.

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the day’s events includes an industry tournament, a celebrity match and a youth showcase, with games and skills clinics for kids led by coaches from the new New York City FC.

Full Article: The Hollywood Reporter.

(Thank you to StephenSmile64 for the Tip!)

Apr 17

In The Press: Late Show Transition Edition [Part 1]

Stephen Colbert newsThe press is just all over Stephen. This last month has been a whirlwind of media coverage. There are too many articles in fact. Here is the first round and next week we will have part 2.

Since the speculation started and the announcement was made last week that Stephen Colbert will indeed take over for David Letterman, naturally people are talking about it. We’re losing two shows and then gaining two shows, or maybe three, depending if Craig Ferguson stays on.

So read on!

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Apr 11

April 10, 2014 – Sting

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10090 (April 10, 2014)
GUESTS: Sting
STAFF CAMEO: Matt Lapin
SEGMENTS: David Letterman’s Retirement | Cheating Death – Depression Edition | Bill O’Reilly on America’s “Grievance Industry” | Sting
EXCLUSIVE – Sting – “The Night the Pugilist Learned How to Dance”
SUIT REPORT: Grey Suit | White Shirt | Red and Silver Striped Tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Oh Hubsters! The first thumbnail I saw when I went to the Colbert Nation website was this one:

Stephen Colbert on David Lettermans replacement

Also, go check out the Daily Show to see Jon’s very moving tribute to Stephen.

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Apr 10

In The Press: Mega-Recent Press Edition

Stephen Colbert newsThere have been a few press articles about Stephen recently. The preceding is the understatement of the year.

Between the cancelcolbert affair and now the speculations about him replacing David Letterman, it’s difficult to keep track of everything. That’s where we come in. Never fear hubsters! We got your backs. Here are some of the many recent articles.

As I was compiling articles and videos for this piece, it was not about what to put in, but deciding what to leave out. I would get a link to an article and as I was reading it, on the sidebar was another article about Stephen or about the Late Show or Suey Park and even now Bill O’Reilly is in the mix, and even sometimes when I clicked on that one, there was yet another one on the side. Here goes…

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Apr 10

April 9, 2014 – Sheryl Sandberg

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10088 (April 9, 2014)
GUESTS: Sheryl Sandberg
SEGMENTS: Intro – 4/9/14 | Heartbleed Internet Bug | Brendan Eich’s Forced Resignation | Brendan Eich’s Forced Resignation – Andrew Sullivan | Obama’s Equal Pay Orders | Sheryl Sandberg | Sign Off – Goodnight
SUIT REPORT: Dark Suit | Light Blue Shirt | Purple Stripped Tie
VIDEOS: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Apr 08

April 7, 2014 – Edward Frenkel

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10086 (April 7, 2014)
GUESTS: Edward Frenkel
SEGMENTS: Jeb Bush on Illegal Immigrants | Tip/Wag – New York Times, Alaska Board of Game, & Mazda | Matt Bevin’s Cockfighting Controversy | Edward Frenkel | Sign Off — Newspaper
SUIT REPORT: Deep gray suit | White shirt | Gray & light blue striped tie
VIDEOS: Monday, April 7, 2014

Stephen Colbert

Stephen accepts adulation from the crowd and appears to adopt a member of the audience named Avery.

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Apr 04

April 3, 2014 – Mark Mazzetti

The Colbert Report episode guide EPISODE NUMBER: 10085 (April 3, 2014)
GUESTS: Mark Mazzetti | Emily Bazelon
SEGMENTS: Holy Grail Discovery | Supreme Court Ruling on Aggregate Campaign Funding | Supreme Court Ruling on Aggregate Campaign Funding – Emily Bazelon | Bill O’Reilly’s Defense of Inequality | Mark Mazzetti | Sign Off – Coffee Break
SUIT REPORT: Dark Pin Stripped Suit | Light Blue Shirt | Light Blue/Black Stripped Tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, April 3, 2014

Tonight, Mark Mazzetti, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for ‘The New York Times’ swings by The Report to talk about his news book “The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth”.

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