December 2013

The Colbert Report episode guides
 

The complete listing of ‘The Colbert Report’ episodes aired during the month of December, 2013.


 
 
Episode 10029: Monday, December 2, 2013 — Daniel Goleman
Intro – 12/2/13 | HealthCare.gov Revamp & Presidential Turkey Pardon | Amazon’s Delivery Drones | Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude – Bullet-Catching Christmas Tree | Daniel Goleman (Author – “Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence”) | Sign Off – Eighth Anniversary Portrait
 
Episode 10030: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 — Ed Stone
Staff Cameo(s): Matt Lapin | Jay Katsir
Intro – 12/3/13 | Rumors of The Pope’s Secret Life | Thought for Food – Ban on Trans Fats & McDonald’s McRib Mystery | The Double Robotics Office Robot | Ed Stone (Former Director of the NASA Jet Propulsion Labratory and Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology) | Sign Off – Honoring Ed Stone
 
Episode 10031: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 – Bryan Stevenson
Do-Nothing Congress | Tip/Wag – Campaign for Cursive & The RNC | Colbert Platinum – Freedom Ship | Bryan Stevenson (Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justtice Initiative) | Sign Off
 
Episode 10032: Thursday, December 5, 2013 – Alan Mulally | Ricardo Baca
Staff Cameo(s): Meredith Scardino
Intro – 12/5/13 | The In-Box – Flight vs. Invisibility | Legal Weed in Colorado | Legal Weed in Colorado – Ricardo Baca (Marijuana Editor of The Denver Post) | The GOP’s Lady Troubles | Alan Mulally (CEO of Ford) | Sign Off
 
Episode 10033: Monday, December 9, 2013 — David Keith
Staff Cameo(s): Jay Katsir
Remembering Nelson Mandela | The Case Against Charity – Bill O’Reilly & John Stossel | The Case Against Charity – Homeless for the Holidays | Stephen’s Grammy Nomination | David Keith (Author – “A Case for Climate Engineering”) | Sign Off
 
Episode 10034: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 — Alex Blumberg
Intro – 12/10/13 | Walmart’s Job Acceptance Rate | The Word – Channel Serfing | Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude – Early Christmas in Venezuela | Alex Blumberg (Radio Journalist on NPR and “The T-Shirt Project”) | Sign Off – Farewell to Frank Lesser
 
Episode 10035: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 – Elizabeth Gilbert
Staff Cameo(s): Tom Purcell | Matt Lapin
Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude – Festivus Pole in the Florida Capitol | Obama’s Handshake Controversy | Sign Language Scandal at Mandela’s Memorial | Mike Huckabee’s “12 Days of Obamacare” | Elizabeth Gilbert (Author – “The Signature of All Things”) | Sign Off – Goodnight
 
Episode 10036: Thursday, December 12, 2013 – George Packer
Bipartisan Budget Agreement | Cheating Death – Sleep Health & Cosmetic Surgery | Megyn Kelly on Santa’s Skin Color | George Packer (Author – “The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America”) | Sign Off – Goodnight
 
Episode 10037: Monday, December 16, 2013 – Jonah Peretti | Gregg Allman | The National
Special Guest(s): Billy Crystal
Intro – 12/16/13 | Google’s Robot Acquisition | NSA Video Game Surveillance | Stephen’s Grammy Nomination – Billy Crystal | Jonah Peretti (Founder of BuzzFeed) | Sign Off – “Silver Bells”
 
Episode 10038: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 – Garry Trudeau | Alan Cumming | Cyndi Lauper
Intro – 12/17/13 | Anti-NSA Ruling & Edward Snowden’s Asylum Bid | Tip/Wag – All-China Edition | “Ted Cruz to the Future” | Garry Trudeau (Cartoonist – “Doonesbury”) | Sign Off – “Let It Snow”
 
Episode 10039: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 — Keanu Reeves | Aaron Neville | MusiCorps
Special Guest(s): Erik Frandsen (as Hans Beinholtz)
Exclusive(s): Aaron Neville and MusicCorps – “Hallelujah”
Intro – 12/18/13 | Rethinking Customer Satisfaction | Santa Claus Ethnicity Debate | Santa Claus Ethnicity Debate – Hans Beinholtz | Aaron Neville and MusiCorps – “Silent Night” | Keanu Reeves (Actor – “47 Ronin”) | Sign Off – Goodnight
 
Episode 10040: Thursday, December 19, 2013 – Ben Stiller | The Blind Boys of Alabama
Jamie Dimon’s Christmas Card | Fox New’s “12 Scams of Christmas” | Phil Robinson’s “Duck Dynasty” Suspension | Ben Stiller (Director and Actor – “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”) | Sign Off – “Go Tell It On The Mountain”