It’s no secret that Stephen Colbert is a huge Apple fanboy, but his taking a call from Apple’s head software designer during a product presentation took the audience by surprise:
Forget hosting The Late Show, Stephen Colbert just lined up the gig of a lifetime: Intergalactic Chancellor of Apple.
Well, his exact title is still a work in progress, if Thursday’s iPad event is any evidence. In a very dad-like phone call, Apple’s senior VP of software design Craig Federighi explained to Colbert how the comedian would help the tech company “triple-down” on secrecy — something much needed after Wednesday’s iPad leak.
Source: The Verge
EPISODE NUMBER: 11012 (October 16, 2014)
GUESTS: Bill Deresiewicz | C.J. Chivers
SEGMENTS: Abandoned WMDs in Iraq | Abandoned WMDs in Iraq – C.J. Chivers | Rick Scott and Charlie Crist’s Bizarre Debate | Bill Deresiewicz | Sign Off – Stephen’s Old iPod
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VIDEOS: Thursday, October 16, 2014
EPISODE NUMBER: 11011 (October 15, 2014)
GUESTS: Justin Simien
SEGMENTS: Who’s Attacking Me Now? – Larry Page | Tip/Wag – Barack Obama & Stan Lee | Sean Hannity’s Question of the Day | Justin Simien | Sign-Off – Goodnight
SUIT REPORT: Grey Pinstripe | White Shirt | Yellow and Blue Striped Tie
VIDEOS: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Montclair Film Festival has posted some wonderful videos of Stephen and director Julie Taymor’s discussion at the Festival this year. The videos are separated into “beats” (so theatrical!) so be sure to check them all out. Enjoy!
EPISODE NUMBER: 11010 (October 14, 2014)
GUESTS: Neil Young
SEGMENTS: A Week of Victories for Gay Rights | Say Yes to Rick Scott | Neil Young | Neil Young – “Who’s Going to Stand Up? (and Save the Earth)” | Sign Off – “Special Deluxe”
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VIDEOS: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
EPISODE NUMBER: 11009 (October 13, 2014)
GUESTS: Walter Isaacson | Dennis Daugaard
SEGMENTS: Intro – 10/13/14 | Midterms ‘014 – Detour to Gridlock – An Exciting Thing that I am Totally Interested In | Midterms ‘014 – Detour to Gridlock – Dennis Daugaard | 32 Episodes Left for The Report | Walter Isaacson | Sign Off – Quality Time With AmeriCone Dream
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VIDEOS: Monday, October 13, 2014
Welcome to Better Know a Guest, your weekly guide to the wonderful and diverse array of personalities appearing on ‘The Colbert Report’ and ‘The Daily Show’ each week.
Hello, Colbert News Hub! Great week of shows coming up before the break, I personally am enjoying the uptick in midterms-related news recently because there are only so many scary stories you can read and watch about ISIS and ebola. Races that could provide great material for the Report this week include a close one in Iowa between hog-castrator Joni Ernst and tongue-twister Bruce Braley (who recently got into a heated debate over dark money donations that she received from the Koch brothers and that he received from Michael Bloomberg), and one in Texas between sneaker-clad feminist Wendy Davis and attorney general Greg Abbott (a paraplegic, and the subject of Davis’s ill-advised attack ad which featured an ominous shot of his empty wheelchair). The week’s uplifting highlight was Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi’s Nobel Peace Prize for fighting for childrens’ rights.
Stephen’s guests this week are two authors, a musician, and an writer/director. Jon’s are a journalist, a comedian, a pundit, and a lawyer. Let us know who you’re excited to hear from this week, and what you’d like to see covered in the shows!