Colbert Lampoons Reaction To The Rams' "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" Intro

Stephen Colbert waded into the mess surrounding the St. Louis Rams players who came out to player introductions against the Raiders on Sunday in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose, and the subsequent demand from the St. Louis Police Officer's Association that the Rams apologize. The bit is quite funny (despite the… » 12/02/14 10:17pm 12/02/14 10:17pm

Stephen Colbert Goes In On The Damn Swiss And Their Nazi Creamer

So, some Swiss coffee creamer company put Adolf Hitler on its packaging; last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert had some fun at those bastards' expense. "It is so nice to see the Swiss finally have an opinion on Hitler" is my favorite line, but "I like my coffee like I like my women: without Hitler" is… » 11/04/14 12:36pm 11/04/14 12:36pm

The Sleepless Majesty Of Craig Ferguson

There is no cause to weep for Craig Ferguson; there are reportedly between 8 and 12 million reasons not to. But the end is (reportedly) nigh. He is definitely not getting David Letterman's job; now comes word that Chelsea Handler, for starters, may be gunning for the job he already has. The Late Late Show With Craig… » 4/21/14 10:52am 4/21/14 10:52am

Real Or Fake, Stephen Colbert's Late Show Is Gonna Be Awesome

Back when Stephen Colbert was on The Daily Show, he also used to do radio-ad voiceover work for extra money. I was a junior copywriter working on a shit-ass cell-phone account when our agency hired Colbert (who worked for scale at the time) to enter a recording studio and do a series of 60-second retail spots. They… » 4/10/14 2:50pm 4/10/14 2:50pm

Stephen Colbert Will Replace David Letterman as Host of The Late Show

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of The Late Show. CBS announced the decision Wednesday afternoon in a press release, less than a week after Letterman's announcement that he will retire in 2015. » 4/10/14 1:04pm 4/10/14 1:04pm

Here's Stephen Colbert's Response to the #CancelColbert Controversy

In his first show since Twitter activists called for his cancellation, Stephen Colbert devoted an entire segment to the #cancelcolbert hashtag that blew up last week. The controversy was ignited by an out-of-context tweet from the Colbert Report Twitter account, which isn't controlled by Colbert himself. » 4/01/14 10:49am 4/01/14 10:49am

Gooks Don't Get Redskins Joke

Wednesday's episode of the Colbert Report, a satirical television program in which Stephen Colbert satirically plays a conservative buffoon, featured a segment on actual buffoon Dan Snyder's Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, which was announced this week amid renewed protest against the team's… » 3/28/14 4:26pm 3/28/14 4:26pm

New Orleans Chooses Wisely Between Football And Culture

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 1/21/10 6:30am 1/21/10 6:30am

Niche Sport Gets Basic Cable Benefactor

Desperately in need of cash, the U.S. speedskating team has turned to that living embodiment of everything that is right and good about America: Stephen Colbert. » 11/03/09 10:00pm 11/03/09 10:00pm

If Your New Commemorative Mets' Patch Doesn't Arrive In 30 Minutes,…

Stephen Colbert reviews the new commemorative Mets' patch. "It's perfect. Notice the way the patch mirrors its fans, by not wanting to actually say it's for the Mets." [The 700 Level] » 1/16/09 3:45pm 1/16/09 3:45pm

Stephen Colbert Unveils Latest In Philadelphia Sporting Attire

Stephen Colbert is in Philadelphia this week to film his PA primary-centric version of "The Colbert Report" and is ingratiating himself with the local animals quite nicely. Last night, he showed off this multi-teamed jersey that would surely be a big hit with some of the more ardent and more fashionably inclined… » 4/16/08 4:30pm 4/16/08 4:30pm