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.
Hey there Hubsters! Anything happen over the weekend that you would like to hear Jon and Stephen talk about? I’m sure the Russian Army in Crimea will be an ongoing issue. Let us know what you think about topics and the guests in the comments below!
Stephen’s guests this week include an astrophysicist, a television show host, and two authors.
Jon’s guests this week include two authors, a Fox News analyst, and an actor.
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.
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.
And now…presenting this week’s guests! Continue reading
Welcome to another week of wonderfulness. Haven’t the shows been amazing? When the world falls apart, Stephen and Jon somehow manage to get it together better than ever. What I can I say? Our Mr. Colbert is truly a Super(PAC) man! Speaking of SuperPACs, I’m sure every Hubble stands for something. Let me know what it is! Here’s mine: “I stand for people speaking, not corporations. For fair taxation of the rich. For shaming idiots.” I probably would have said more, but it had to be kept at tweetable length.
This week there’s one particular guest I’m really can’t wait to see: He’s a truly delicious dish (with maybe a few nasty bits, but I don’t mind).
So let’s go…