Apr 20

Stephen Colbert at Tribeca Talks, A ‘Late Show’ Warm Up?

George Lucas and Stephen Colbert at the Tribeca Film Festival

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Still wondering what Stephen Colbert might be like as an interviewer now that he has dropped the blow hard alter ego he embodied on ‘The Colbert Report’ for over a decade?

If Anthony D’Alessandro’s Deadline review is anything to go by, then it looks like we’re in for some pretty positive times ahead on the ‘Late Show’, not to mention some fantastic guest interviews.

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Apr 18

Stephen Colbert at Twilight Tattoo’s “Salute from the Chief”

Stephen Colbert event photos Official event photos from “Salute from the Chief” a special Twilight Tattoo hosted by Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno. The event, held inside Conmy Hall at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virgina on April 14th, 2015, recognises five Americans – D. Scott Davis, Bud Selig, Morrill Worcester, Matthew Zames, and Stephen Colbert – for their outstanding service in support of the United States Army.

While at the event, Stephen Colbert also stopped to try his hand at playing the fife with the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps.

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Apr 16

5 Suggestions for the New ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ -– A Fan’s Request

Stephen Colbert at Late Night Desk

Stephen Colbert fans are a sad, shiftless lot these days. With our fearless host away and gearing up for his new show, there is not much to do but eat Americone Dream and watch old TCR clips – if you can stand the heartache of it all. While suffering through this awkward in-between-networks phase, a fan becomes reflective. Changing shows is a big deal. How can those uniquely special aspects we loved about Stephen’s work on The Colbert Report transition to the new show? Is that even possible? Maybe. After the jump you’ll find my top five suggestions for a very “Colbert” style new Late Show.

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Apr 13

Stephen Colbert to Receive the Outstanding Civilian Service Award

Ray Odierno on The Colbert Report in Iraq

The Army will honor five Americans — including comedian Stephen Colbert — during a special Twilight Tattoo hosted by Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno.

The “Salute from the Chief” event will take place on Tuesday April 14 at 5:00 PM at Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Virginia.

During the event, the five honorees will receive the Outstanding Civilian Service Award. It is the third-highest public service honor the Army can bestow upon a civilian, and it is presented for outstanding service by a civilian who makes a “substantial contribution or is of significance to the Army or to a major Army command,” according to information from the Army.

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Apr 10

Six Degrees: March 2015 Catch Up

Six Degrees of Stephen Colbert Welcome to the ‘Six Degrees Catch Up Edition’ featuring all the latest happenings and goings on in the world of ‘Daily Show’ and ‘Colbert Report’ staff and ‘Friends of the Show’.

In this month’s catch up we have interviews with Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Kevin Bartini, Meredith Scardino and Aasif Mandvi, new projects from David Javerbaum and Samantha Bee, a ‘Goodfellas’ panel hosted by Jon Stewart, more honours for Neil deGrasse Tyson and a clip from the Second City archives featuring Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert.

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Apr 04

In The Press – March 2015 Edition

Stephen Colbert news When news stories fall through the cracks, we here at Colbert News Hub find them for a post we call, In The Press.

Hello again Hubsters! April is here, which means that, if Colbert Report writer Micheal Brumm is to be believed, Stephen’s team will start working on Late Show very soon!

The two big stories in March were the premiere of The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS, and the announcement that Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. In this edition you’ll also find talk of SuperPACs, Kendrick Lamar’s performance on The Colbert Report, late night musical bookers, the technology behind our beloved fake news shows, as well as an interview with Jimmy Kimmel.

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