Dec 19

December 18, 2014 — Grimmy

The Colbert Report episode guideEPISODE NUMBER: 11040 (December 18, 2014)
GUESTS: Grimmy
SPECIAL GUESTS: Jon Stewart, Randy Newman, Willie Nelson, Bryan Cranston, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Francis Collins, Tom Brokaw, Mandy Patinkin, Yo-Yo Ma, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lil Buck, Sam Waterston, Jeff Daniels, Cyndi Lauper, Big Bird, Trevor Potter, Keith Olbermann, Andrew Sullivan, David Hallberg, Katie Couric, Ric Ocasek, Ken Burns, Charlie Rose, Samantha Power, Michael Stipe, James Franco, Cookie Monster, Toby Keith, Dean Kamen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Barry Manilow, Ray Odierno, Bill de Blasio, David Gregory, Jeff Tweedy, Christiane Amanpour, Patrick Stewart, Andy Cohen, Stone Phillips, Peter Frampton, Ariana Huffington, Alan Alda, Cory Booker, George Lucas, Alexi Lalas, Jon Batiste, Elijah Wood, Henry Kissinger, Bob Costas, Mike Huckabee, Tim Meadows, The Colbert Report Staff (Past and Present), Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina, Vince Gilligan, U.S. and Coalition Forces in Afghanistan, Tek Jansen, Esteban Colberto, President Bill Clinton, International Space Station, J.J. Abrams, Smaug the Dragon, John Colbert, Madeleine Colbert, Evelyn McGee-Colbert, Santa Claus, Abraham Lincoln, Alex Trebek and more!
STAFF CAMEO: Tom Purcell (as Audience Guy Carl)
SEGMENTS: Texan’s Truck in Syria | Results of The Colbert Report Raffle | The Word – Same to You, Pal | Cheating Death – Grimmy’s Goodbye | Stephen & Friends – “We’ll Meet Again” | Sign Off – From Eternity
SUIT REPORT: Grey Checked Three-Piece Suit | White Shirt | Navy Patterned Tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Jan 28

Better Know a Guest: January 28 — 31, 2013

The Colbert Report Guest Line Up 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, Hubsters!

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend. As for me, I’m winding down here: this is my next-to-last post. And I’m thrilled that Stephen has a really wide variety of guests this week for me to cover: one activist with his own unique take on environmental destruction; one multi-billionaire who’s doing good in the world; a much-praised short story writer; and a musician and music critic who examined one of the most popular symphonies in the classical canon. It’s a pretty rich list.

I thought last week had some superb pieces, both the WORD and also Stephen’s scathing commentary on the gerrymandering by the Virginia State Legislature. It’s truly appalling that this still happens in this day and age. Also kudos to one of Larry Wilmore’s all-too-rare appearances on The Daily Show; he was stunningly brilliant and reminded me why I love his work so much. I’ve been so thrilled with both Jon and Stephen in their 2013 shows; they’re fired up and ready to go, and I feel such energy from them both. It’s wonderful, and very necessary in this world we live in.

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