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Saying Goodbye to 'The Colbert Report'

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After nearly 10 years on air, the real Stephen Colbert will retire his punctiliously conservative pundit: "The Colbert Report" ends Thursday, and although "Colbert" will disappear, America's favorite political gagman will now play himself as host of CBS' "The Late Show."

After nearly 10 years on air, the real Stephen Colbert will retire his punctiliously conservative pundit: "The Colbert Report" ends Thursday, and although "Colbert" will disappear, America's favorite political gagman will now play himself as host of CBS' "The Late Show."
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After nearly 10 years on air, the real Stephen Colbert will retire his punctiliously conservative pundit: "The Colbert Report" ends Thursday, and although "Colbert" will disappear, America's favorite political gagman will now play himself as host of CBS' "The Late Show."

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Goodbye, Nation: A Heartfelt Farewell to 'The Colbert Report'

12/17/2014
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As Stephen Colbert bids adieu to "The Colbert Report," On the Media's Brooke Gladstone weighs in the host's wide-ranging impact, from the network news to politics to satire. (The Takeaway, WNYC, 12/18/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Troubador of Truthiness

12/14/2014
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Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert has nominated himself to represent “You,” the winners of Time Magazine's person-of-the-year honors. He kids of course, but Brooke suggests there is some truthiness to it, too. (On The Media, WNYC, 12/22/2006)

Duration: 00:05:00


Stephen Colbert: The End Of One Joke, The Start Of Many More

12/14/2014
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CBS just ended the longest-running joke in TV history by naming Stephen Colbert to succeed retiring late-night host David Letterman. That's because Colbert, who has won all kinds of acclaim playing fictional right-wing cable TV news host "Stephen Colbert" on The Colbert Report, will now play a new character when he takes over Letterman's Late Show: Himself. (Morning Edition, NPR, 4/10/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Nerdist Writers Panel: 'The Colbert Report'

12/14/2014
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The Colbert Report writers Opus Moreschi, Eric Drysdale, Nate Charny, Michael Brumm, Meredith Scardino, and Aaron Cohen join The Nerdist Writer’s Panel to "discuss how the show is put together, writing jokes, and just how good Stephen Colbert really is." (The Nerdist Writers Panel, 11/21/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Is Colbert Saving U.S. Democracy?

12/14/2014
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Professor Sophia McClennen explains why she credits Colbert with engaging a new generation of voters. (The World Today, ABC, 11/27/2012)

Duration: 00:05:00