EPISODE NUMBER: 9050 (January 24, 2013)
GUESTS: Tavi Gevinson| Edward Berenson
SEGMENTS: France & The Mali Conflict | France & The Mali Conflict – Edward Berenson | Benghazi Attack Hearing | Tavi Gevinson | Sign Off – Stephen’s Makeover
SUIT REPORT: Pin-Striped Black Suit | Lavender Shirt | Black/White Patterned Tie
VIDEOS: Thursday, January 24, 2013
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.
Happy Martin Luther King Day! Let’s celebrate a dream of peace and equality, when people will be judged not by the color of their skin but the content of their character.
Here’s hoping we have a show Monday and that it’s not cancelled because of a sick Stephen. (Obviously my concern is the host, not the show.) If he’s well enough to tape, what might he cover? Of course, there’s his sister’s announced run for the House. He must give her the Colbert bump! As a Democrat in a Republican county, she’s going to need all the help she can get. Best of luck to Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, and here’s hoping she wins. South Carolina could only be the better for having a Colbert in the House.
And following The Colbert Report’s presentation of “Breaking Downton,” should come: “Breaking Vatican.” You see, a Monsignor from Connecticut has been caught selling meth and laundering money. And that’s not all. Cross-dressing! A sex shop! Read all about it! It’s definitely Colbert territory. I mean, the Monsignor even likes show tunes.
Of course, we can’t forget the Inauguration, the deadly results on “gun appreciation day,” and well . . . lots more. It should be a good week—if our fearless and determined host can make it through.
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