Stephen King appeared on The Late Show Friday night, wearing the National Medal of Arts recently given to him by President Obama.
King said wearing the medal made him feel like Flavor Flav, and Colbert also suggested altering the award to better suit the author’s writing style.
“You can sharpen the edge of that and it would make a nice murder weapon,” he told King. King then recommended that Colbert write his own books.
Watch the clip below to see the see the prolific author discuss his terrified fans who ask for hugs and the late critics who once dissed him.
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