Posts Tagged ‘ colbert ’

Colbert plans Christmas special

Sep 17th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Television

The Sunday-night special, “A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!,” will feature the comedian performing duets with Willie Nelson, Elvis Costello and John Legend. “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will also exercise his vocal chords alongside “The Colbert Report” host. In addition, Toby Keith will be on hand to perform.



Measuring the “Colbert Bump”

Aug 15th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Television, United States

Democratic politicians receive a 40% increase in contributions in the 30 days after appearing on the comedy cable show ‘The Colbert Report’. In contrast, their Republican counterparts essentially gain nothing.



The United States v. the Driver

Aug 10th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Opinion

Salim Ahmed Hamdan, however, is hardly a high value target. The comedian Stephen Colbert captured the absurdity of the proceedings perfectly on Thursday night when he called the trial “the most historic session of traffic court ever.” It will not be long, Mr. Colbert added, “before we track down Ayman al-Zawahiri’s dermatologist.”