January 2008

The Colbert Report episode guides

 

The complete listing of ‘The Colbert Report’ episodes aired during the month of January, 2008.

 

Due to the Writers Guild of America (WGA) Strike, writerless episodes of “The Colbert Report” aired between January 7th, 2008 and February 12th, 2008.

 
Episode 4001: Monday, January 7, 2008 – Richard Freeman | Andrew Sullivan
Intro – 1/7/08 | Applause | Nothing in the Prompters | 2008 Election | The Word – (…) | Democratic Change – Andrew Sullivan (Blogger) | Richard Freeman (Harvard Professor of Economics and Author – “America Works: The Exceptional Labor Market”) | First Wrap-Up

Episode 4002: Tuesday, January 8, 2008 – Gary Rosen | Chris Beam
Self-Driving Car | Bush Absolutely Optimistic | Meteorite Market | Chris Beam (Writer – “Slate Magazine”) | Gary Rosen (Managing Editor – “Commentary Magazine”) | Note to Strikers

Episode 4003: Wednesday, January 9, 2008 – Matt Taibbi | Mike Huckabee
She Won! | New Hampshire Wrap-Up | Mike Huckabee | Matt Taibbi (Contributing Editor – “Rolling Stone Magazine”)| Studio on Fire

Episode 4004: Thursday, January 10, 2008 – Muhammad Yunus | Norman Ornstein
Un-American News – Primaries | Norman Ornstein (Political Scientist and Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute) | National Treasure Pt. 1 | Muhammad Yunus (Author – “Creating a World Without Poverty”) | To the Writers

Episode 4005: Monday, January 14, 2008 – Neil Shubin
Papa Bear Takes Note | Around the World in 11.6 Seconds – Lo Mein | Indecision 2008: Don’t F%#k This Up America – Trustworthy Manner | National Treasure Pt. 2 | Neil Shubin (Evolutionary Biologist and Author – “Your Inner Fish”) | Digesting Lo Mein

Episode 4006: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 – Jared Cohen | Peter Hopkins
Who’s Riding My Coattails Now? – Vince Vaughn | Peter Hopkins (President and Co-Founder of BigThink.com) | National Treasure Pt. 3 | Jared Cohen (Author – “Children of Jihad”) | Parting Shot

Episode 4007: Wednesday, January 16, 2008 – Deborah Tannen
Primary Update | Political Roulette Pt. 1 | Back Off Mike Huckabee | Deborah Tannen (Author – “You’re Wearing That?”)

Episode 4008: Thursday, January 17, 2008 – David Levy | Lou Dobbs
Push Polling | Political Roulette Pt. 2 | Lou Dobbs (CNN Anchor) | David Levy (Author – “Love and Sex with Robots”)

Episode 4009: Monday, January 21, 2008 – Eric Weiner | Allan Sloan | Mark Sanford
Nevada Caucus | Huckabee’s Message | Allan Sloan (Senior Editor at Large – “Fortune” Magazine) | Better Know a Governor – Mark Sanford | Eric Weiner (Author – “The Geography of Bliss”)

Episode 4010: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 – Andrew Young | Malcolm Gladwell
Dow Drop | Malcolm Gladwell (New Yorker Magazine) | Andrew Young (Civil Rights Activist) | Let My People Go

Episode 4011: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 – Andrew McLean | Marie Wood | Jeb Corliss
Fred Thompson Out | Sport Report – Tom Brady’s Injury | Big Check (with Marie Wood from the Yellow Ribbon Fund) | Jeb Corliss (Daredevil Base-Jumper) | Andrew McLean (Ski Mountaineer)

Episode 4012: Thursday, January 24, 2008 – Charles Nesson | Debra Dickerson
Rudy in Florida | Clinton’s Hero | Debra Dickerson (Blogger – “Mother Jones”) | South Carolina Debate | Charles Nesson (Harvard Law Professor and Poker Advocate)

Episode 4013: Monday, January 28, 2008 – Rick Warren | Marjane Satrapi
Obama Just Like JFK | Gordon B. Hinckley Died | Marjane Satrapi (Director – “Persepolis”) | South Carolina – What Could Have Been? | Rick Warren (Author – “The Purpose Driven Life”)

Episode 4014: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 – Alex Ross | Joe Quesada
Special Guest: Jon Stewart
Googley-Eyed Clams | Joe Quesada (Editor-in-chief – Marvel Comics) | Jon Settles Colbert-Conan Feud | Alex Ross (Author – “The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century”) | French Clam

Episode 4015: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 – Frans de Waal | Carl Hiaasen | Bob Inglis
Florida Primary | Carl Hiaasen (Author – “Nature Girl”) | Better Know a District – South Carolina’s 4th – Bob Inglis | Frans de Waal (Author – “Our Inner Ape”)

Episode 4016: Thursday, January 31, 2008 – Andrew Napolitano | Lowell Kuvin | Tim Harford
Timetables | Ron Paul Sounds Alarm | Tim Harford (Author – “The Logic of Life”) | People Who Are Destroying America – Pick-up Trucks | Andrew Napolitano (Judge and Author – “A Nation Of Sheep”)