This is Stephen Colbert pretending to be a tax preparer

Colbert is in top form here. First he interviews a regional director of H&R block ("Tell me about the lifestyle"), then puts on a disguise and becomes an insane hoverboard-riding tax professional, Otto Sanchez. Read the rest

Louis C.K. breaks silence on Trump to call him a 'Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of...'

Louis CK regrets comparing Donald Trump to Hitler. But on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight, he says he won't take it back, and has some ripe new words for President Trump.

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Provoked by Trump's cruel budget, Colbert brings back The Word

"Stephen Colbert" is a character that was once played by Stephen Colbert: a right-wing blowhard pundit who called Bill O'Reilly "Papa Bear." When Colbert took over the Late Show, the "Stephen Colbert" character disappeared (possibly because Viacom claimed the rights to it!), but now and again, he reappears. Read the rest

Colbert on Alex Jones: "This is why you don’t mix steroids with peyote"

Stephen Colbert had fun impersonating dumbass Alex Jones on last night's Late Show, offering lots of examples of Jones' idiocy. Read the rest

Stephen Colbert on last night's debate

Clinton "was so prepared my new name for her is Preparation H," said Colbert about last night's debate between Clinton and Trump. "It's a compliment." Trump's strategy, as reported by the Washington Post, was to sit with his advisors "over bacon cheeseburgers, hots dogs, and glasses of Coca-Cola [and] test our zingers..."

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Stephen Colbert's get well message to Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin slipped and banged her head on a rock. Stephen Colber offers, something I think is, a get well message. Read the rest

Stephen Colbert made a text adventure about getting locked in a closet

Stephen Colbert's new Late Show gig doesn't start till September, so what's he doing in the meantime? According to this game released by his official website, the answer is "stumbling into a closet."

Stephen Colbert hosts 'Only in Monroe' on Michigan cable access

Stephen Colbert has taken a guest hosting gig at Monroe, Michigan's local cable access during his time off. He's off to a good start, with local musician Marshall Mathers on hand to help review Monroe's upcoming community calendar. Read the rest

Tolkien superfan Stephen Colbert will do an entire Hobbit-themed week of shows

To celebrate the release of The Hobbit, Stephen Colbert will have a full week of Hobbit shows on The Colbert Report starting this coming Monday, December 3 on Comedy Central. A die-hard fan of J.R.R. Tolkien, his guest lineup will consist of Sir Ian McKellan, Martin Freeman, Peter Jackson, and Andy Serkis. Other Hobbit-related segments or plans have not been revealed yet, but I'm going to guess that Colbert (who speaks some Elvish and filmed a cameo for one of the latter two movies in New Zealand) will walk away with some sweet swag. Like swords or a free elf!

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One less thing to worry about today: Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart extend their contracts with Comedy Central

In case you thought that the world was going to hell because of everything that has been in the news lately (this weather, amirite?), you can rest assured that Comedy Central's best fake newscasters will be sticking around for the next couple of years. Jon Stewart will host (and executive produce and write for) The Daily Show with Jon Stewart until mid-2015, Stephen Colbert will continue his hosting, writing, and executive producing duties at The Colbert Report until the end of 2014... But what about the 2016 election? Oh god, panicpanicpanic... (via Deadline) Read the rest

Timelapse of 3D printout of Stephen Colbert's head

Darren Barefoot sends us this link to a timelapse video of a MakerBot 3D printer extruding a copy of Stephen Colbert's head, noting, "John Biehler has a 3-D printer, an excellent photographic eye and whimsy."

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