Welcome back! Is everyone who celebrated turkeyed-out? (Or whatever you feasted on—perhaps there are some vegetarians/vegans here.) I hope it was a great holiday, for Hubsters and for Stephen, Jon, and their families.
But now we’re back, and into the home stretch before the Christmas/New Year’s break. (Yeah, Jon’s Jewish, but Hanukkah begins December 8th, and I’m pretty sure Mr. Stewart will be on the job then.)
How is everyone doing on this sixth anniversary of The Colbert Report? Let’s all raise a toast to the show’s past and continued success–and the fact that our week of waiting is about to end. Believe me, after the wonderfulness of Stephen’s pre-break shows, I’m eager to see what he’ll come up with when he returns, refreshed and ready to go. He’s always especially perky on that first day back; I guess he really, really does love his job!
The upcoming guests look great. Stephen’s got a lineup that includes a little music, a little science, and a little politics for a good mix. So here we go! Do note that Ali Soufan and Coldplay switched days; I’ve labeled it correctly, but they’ll appear in the original order because I didn’t want to mess up the links. Continue reading →