Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert tries to untangle the threads of Pizzagate

Since Donald Trump won the presidential election on Nov. 8, “fake news” has been quite a hot topic. It’s easy for viral nonsense to spread like wildfire on social media, where all links look the same, and some have alleged this had an influence on Trump’s win. One of the wildest pieces of fake news, however, only really emerged into prominence after the election: Pizzagate.

Read Full Story

Joe Biden clarifies 2020 presidential bid comments with Stephen Colbert

frameborder=”0” allowFullScreen>

America, settle down: Grandpa Joe Biden is here for you.

The Vice President of the United States will appear on Tuesday night’s edition of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Before his interview with Colbert, Biden sat down with the host to address the recent election.

“Pops and I, we’ve been worried about all these sudden changes. We know you’re worried about the changes the family’s going through,” Colbert says.

Read Full Story

Lauren Graham defends her use of coffee cups in Gilmore Girls revival

Jimmy Fallon isn’t the only late-night host with an appreciation for Gilmore Girls. Stephen Colbert had Lauren Graham on The Late Show Thursday night and told her how he and his family spent one of their Thanksgiving days off sitting at home in their pajamas watching the show’s entire new Netflix season. Graham, for her part, talked about the overwhelming gratitude she felt while working on the new episodes. 

Read Full Story

Stephen Colbert takes over the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line

If you need advice on how to cook your turkey, probably don’t turn to Stephen Colbert. Late-night talk show hosts are not turkey experts, after all.

But that didn’t stop Colbert from trying. The Late Show host went to Butterball HQ to help man the phones for the Turkey Talk-Line.

First, Colbert got a little training from Carol Miller, who warned him about people asking where to find a turkey suit and urged him to listen to the callers. Then it was off to the races.

“Butterball hotline, let’s butter your balls,” he began the first call.

Read Full Story

The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History: EW review

Jon Stewart left the Daily Show 15 months ago and the country hasn’t been the same since. Perhaps not since the golden age of Johnny Carson had one man so ruled the nexus of entertainment and current events, and Stewart’s reign as a pragmatic, progressive jester-in-chief helped plot the national conversation while simultaneously battering a series of political (mostly-conservative) blowhards that the host deemed representative of the “incestuous circle jerk of inoperable self-interest.”

Read Full Story

Stephen Colbert and John Oliver on the election, life under Donald Trump

America’s late-night hosts spent most of the last year making jokes about the presidential election, but it’s safe to say the final result wasn’t what many of them expected. So on Saturday, a week and a half after former The Apprentice host Donald Trump won the presidency, Late Show’s Stephen Colbert and Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver regrouped at a fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival to try and make sense of things in a conversation aptly titled “Wow, That Was Weird.”

Read Full Story

Carrie Fisher reveals more 'secrets' from the set of Star Wars

Carrie Fisher made waves last week when she revealed that she and Harrison Ford had an affair on the set of Star Wars in 1976. So when she stopped by The Late Show on Monday night to promote her new book The Princess Diarist, Stephen Colbert wanted more juicy Star Wars revelations. Together, he and Fisher dreamed up a couple more.

Read Full Story