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    Colbert Signs Off in the Only Way He Could Have (Review)

Colbert Signs Off in the Only Way He Could Have (Review)

For months the much vaunted finale to The Colbert Report has been talked up and dreaded, but yesterday it finally arrived. In a star-studded farewell with inside jokes and a touching message from the man himself, a nine-year old institution came to its end. The purveyor of truthiness signed off in the only way he could have, with a tribute all about himself, Stephen Colbert. But none of this may be what

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    Jon Stewart Rips Congress for Sneaky Budget Bill (Review)

Jon Stewart Rips Congress for Sneaky Budget Bill (Review)

Jon Stewart knows that Congress is deadlocked between Democrats and Republicans who seemingly cannot do anything together. He has been making fun of them all year for that very fact, so he should have been happy when that illustrious body passed a $1.1 trillion dollar budget bill that “kept the lights on” in Washington. This bill was so important that not having it would force another government shutdown. Crisis was

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    Colbert Mocks American Stupidity Over Gas and Sponsorship (Review)

Colbert Mocks American Stupidity Over Gas and Sponsorship (Review)

Last night’s Colbert Report covered issues like the drop in gas prices and rich people getting things named after them through sponsorship in an episode that basically mocked American’s stupidity. Short-sightedness and hubris took center stage last night as the titular host analysed what the new, low gas prices means. With the director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, he talked about the best future plans people can make about their

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    ‘The Nightly Show’ Promo Stokes Expectations and Excitement

‘The Nightly Show’ Promo Stokes Expectations and Excitement

Comedy Central has released the first promotional video for The Nightly Show, stoking expectations and (hopefully) excitement for the show set to replace Colbert. Colbert is a tough act to follow, but new host Larry Wilmore has the experience to do a good job, or at least that is what people are hoping. Wilmore is not a big name to most people despite his experience and that is something the new promo

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    Jon Stewart Finally Thanks Bush for Being President (Review)

Jon Stewart Finally Thanks Bush for Being President (Review)

It happened. Despite many people’s disbelief and shock, Jon Stewart, the host of that bastion of comic liberalism The Daily Show, finally thanked President George W. Bush for being president. What could possibly have prompted such a change of heart? All it took was a combination of the CIA torture report and Vice-President Dick Cheney. That powerful cocktail was the subject of last night’s first segment as Stewart addressed the debate about

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    Colbert Kills Off Colbert in Last Week (Review)

Colbert Kills Off Colbert in Last Week (Review)

This is the start of Stephen Colbert’s last week hosting The Colbert Report and it seems he is tying up a few loose ends. In last night’s segment “Formidable Opponent,” he not only debated the CIA torture report, but he killed off imaginary debating opponent Stephen Colbert just in time for the last week of the show. After nine years, he finished up the segment where he began it in 2005, discussing

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    Jon Stewart Depressed by CIA Torture Report (Review)

Jon Stewart Depressed by CIA Torture Report (Review)

Can’t the nice man just have some happy-go-lucky, completely unrelated to torture news? Last night Jon Stewart was feeling so depressed by the CIA torture report that he was willing to do whatever it took to avoid it, even if it meant a jar of jellybeans. At the start of the show, he had to choose between the soft news of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s visit to New York

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    Colbert Analyses Torturous Torture Report (Review)

Colbert Analyses Torturous Torture Report (Review)

The report on CIA torture is worldwide news, so it is just big enough to catch the eye of The Colbert Report‘s titular host. Last night, Colbert spent time analysing the ubiquitous torture report, something he found nearly as torturous as the actual interrogation. Armed with a pair of “tragedy cancelling headphones” that play nothing but Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” and accompanied by the director of the National Security Archive,

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    ‘The Daily Show’ Talks to Overzealous Atheist Activist (Review)

‘The Daily Show’ Talks to Overzealous Atheist Activist (Review)

Last night on The Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper, who identified himself as an atheist, talked with an overzealous atheist activist from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) who had threatened to sue a North Carolina diner for offering a discount. According to reports, Mary’s Gourmet Diner would occasionally give a discount to patrons who prayed over their meal which got some attention from the atheist organization. According to Dan Barker of

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    Colbert Farewells ‘Better Know A District’ (Review)

Colbert Farewells ‘Better Know A District’ (Review)

With every episode, The Colbert Report draws closer to its end and with it all the segments that have become well-known staples of the show. Last night, Colbert farewelled a long-running segment called “Better Know A District” where he profiled the congressmen and women and their various “fighting” districts. As part of his final segment, Colbert interviewed the first congressman he ever interview, Georgia Republican Jack Kingston, who is also saying goodbye

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