Hubster Mary Beth has sent us this wonderful “Taping ReporT” of her trip to the January 31st, 2013 taping of “The Colbert Report”.
EPISODE NUMBER: 9054 (January 31, 2013)
GUESTS: Matthew Guerrieri
SEGMENTS: Sport Report – Ads for Ads & Deer Antler Spray | Sport Report – Gatorade Chemicals & Chicken Wing Shortage | Craziest F#?King Thing I’ve Ever Heard – Crows Using Tools | Sign Off – Welcome Baby Sanchez!
SUIT REPORT: Black Pin Striped Suit | Feather striped white shirt setting | Red/white/blue striped tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, January 31, 2013
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