May 2009

The Colbert Report episode guides
 

The complete listing of ‘The Colbert Report’ episodes aired during the month of May, 2009.

 
 
 
Episode 5060: Monday, May 4, 2009 – J.J. Abrams
Picking Souter’s Replacement | Code Word – Empathy | The Prescott Group Bailout | Movies That Are Destroying America – Summer Movie Edition | J.J. Abrams (Director – “Star Trek”) | Sign Off – Colbert Nation Home
 
Episode 5061: Tuesday, May 5, 2009 – Paul Rieckhoff | Cliff Sloan
Intro – 5/5/09 | Cinco de Mayo Precautions | Picking a New Supreme Court Justice – Cliff Sloan (Co-Author – “The Great Decision”) | The Word – Captain Kangaroo Court | Paul Rieckhoff (Executive Director, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America) | Sign Off – iTeam
 
Episode 5062: Wednesday, May 6, 2009 – Laurie Garrett
Intro – 5/6/09 | Colbert-Branson Duel | Tip/Wag – Forced Smoking & Grizzly Best Man | Where and When Is Stephen Going to the Persian Gulf? – Saudi Arabia | Laurie Garrett (Science Journalist) | Hug Your Television
 
Episode 5063: Thursday, May 7, 2009 – Mitchell Joachim
Intro – 5/7/09 | Sean Hannity’s Liberty Tree | Clasp Your Hands Say Yahweh | Smokin’ Pole – The Fight for Arctic Riches: Inuit Nation | Mitchell Joachim (Ecological and Urban Designer) | Spay and Neuter Your Pets
 
Episode 5064: Monday, May 11, 2009 – Jeff Daniels | Tamara Draut
Intro – 5/11/09 | Stephen’s Fancy Feast | Credit Check | Credit Card Industry Regulation – Tamara Draut (Author – “Strapped: Why America’s 20- and 30-Somethings Can’t Get Ahead”) | Alpha Dog of the Week – Erik Slye | Jeff Daniels (Actor – “State of Play”) | Sign Off – Unicorn Dealership
 
Episode 5065: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 – Ron Howard | Julia Sweig
Intro – 5/12/09 | Howard’s | Our Plan in Havana | Cuba/US Trade Relations – Julia Sweig (Director for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations) | Stephen’s Sound Advice – How to Re-Brand the GOP | Ron Howard (Director – “Angels and Demons”) | You Are A Dummy
 
Episode 5066: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 – Michael Pollan
Intro – 5/13/09 | Robert Gibbs Hates Ringing Cell Phones | Stephen’s Coke Party Protest | Colbert Platinum – $1,000 Dishes | Michael Pollan (Author – “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto”) | Stephen Colbert Is Awesome
 
Episode 5067: Thursday, May 14, 2009 – Yusuf Islam
Intro – 5/14/09 | Caveman Porn Stash | Yahweh or No Way – Father Cutie & Miss California | DonorsChoose.org Donations | Yusuf Islam (Album – “Roadsinger”) | Yusaf Islam – “Roadsinger”
 
Episode 5068: Monday, May 18, 2009 – Meghan McCain
Intro – 5/18/09 | Welcome to the Real World, Obama | The Word – Tough Cell | ThreatDown – Charity, Casual Jesus & Robot Teachers | Meghan McCain (Blogger – McCain Blogette) | Sign Off – Internal Clock
 
Episode 5069: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 – Walter Kirn
Featured: Stephen Keith
Intro – 5/19/09 | Rumsfeld’s Cover Letter Bible Quotes | The Word – I Know You Are But What Am I? | Difference Makers – Stephen Keith | Walter Kirn (Author – “Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever”) | Stephen’s Show
 
Episode 5070: Wednesday, May 20, 2009 – Seth Shostak | Bob Graham
Intro – 5/20/09 | Extra! Extra! Bleed All About It! | She Said, CIA Said – Bob Graham (Former Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee) | DonorsChoose.org Classroom Projects | Seth Shostak (Author – “Confessions of an Alien Hunter: A Scientist’s Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence”) | Goodnight
 
Episode 5071: Thursday, May 21, 2009 – Green Day
Intro – 5/21/09 | 47-Million-Year-Old Fossil | Naan-Partisan | Formidable Opponent – Pragmatism or Idealism | Green Day (Album – “21st Century Breakdown”) | Green Day – “Know Your Enemy”