Stephen Colbert

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Dr. Carl Schultz of UCI Med Center Downplays Terrorist Spread of Ebola. As for Smallpox ...

    "While in theory it looks like biological weapons would be great ... [it's a] lot harder to implement than you would think." -Dr. Carl Schultz, a professor of emergency medicine (with emphasis on disaster medicine and terrorism) at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, when asked recently about the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Stephen Colbert Fires Shots at North Carolina Barbecue While Interviewing NC Congressman

    It's no secret that Stephen Colbert feels strongly about his barbecue. He grew up in South Carolina, one of the major centers of American barbecue, after all, so what'd he do when interviewing G.K. Butterfield, the representative of North Carolina's first congressional district? Take a few (not part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Start Watching Simon Schama's The Story of the Jews Tonight or Wait for April 6 "Jew-a-thon"

    British historian Simon Schama made his third visit to The Colbert Report earlier this month to plug his new book dropping April 1 and accompanying PBS program that begins airing locally tonight and are both titled The Story of the Jews. Or, if you play your Rosh Hashana Cards right, you can wait u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    UN Recommends Bugs For Protein; Colbert Report Objects!

    There was news that the U.N. suggested that insects are one way to solve world hunger problems (mmm, chapulines!). They're a good source of protein, the U.N. report says, referring to bugs as "minilivestock." Stephen Colbert, in a biting, if only satiric segment on his show last night lambasted them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Inmates Have Been Reviewing Prisons On Yelp!

    Yelp is many things to many people: a bully pulpit or simply just a bully to businesses barely trying to make it. It's been ridiculed, parodied, and satired...but this next story is so surreal, even the people at Yelp probably didn't see it coming. The Washington Post ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2013

    Where the Wild Things Are Celebrated: At the Bowers

    The late Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen is a story of dreams, childhood rebellion, baking children (a la Grimm), heroism and, yes, love and freedom, featuring male frontal nudity, big Jungian themes (ditto) and excellent illustrations in the realm of the gently and instructively surreal. It w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Gary DeLong, Climate Change Denying Hopeful for Congress, Logrolled by Bill Clinton at UCI

    Last night's The Colbert Report featured another partisan logrolling clip that makes that Comedy Central program and The Daily Show so priceless, with a Fox News pundit-blonde and anchors Brit Hume and Chris Wallace repeating that day's GOP talking point: that Mitt Romney appeared to be a "plausible ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 24, 2012
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    April 16, 2012

    Five Politically Active College-Student Types and the Alcohol They Drink

    With a college pub as great as the Anthill, you're bound to meet some drunk people every once in awhile. Some of them can be pretty cool. Others cans be super opinionated. Hilariously, people share both similar opinions and favorite drinks.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Timothy Naftali, Nixon Library Chief, is Leaving

    "One lie I corrected was this big."​Timothy Naftali, the George H.W. Bush biographer and respected historian the National Archives chose to run the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba Linda after the disgraced 37th president's loyalists from a private foundation first built and operated the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Top Five Hits: Creme Tangerine in Costa Mesa

    ​ Here are the top five selling records this week from Creme Tangerine at the Lab, 2930 Bristol St. in Costa Mesa, (714) 932-0552.The number one spot this week goes to the Black Keys' Rubber Factory Picture Disc LP.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Ben & Jerry's Puts "Schweddy Balls" In Its Ice Cream

    ​Just in time for the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 24 with host Alec Baldwin (arguably the best SNL guest host and who also plays Pete Schweddy in the above clip), the ice cream company that has already given Steven Colbert and Jimmy Fallon their own ice cream flavors ("Amer ... More >>

  • Film

    June 23, 2011

    'Cars 2' and Others Are Summer's Season Openers

    [SUMMER GUIDE] Superheroes, sequels and TWO Conans!

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    This Week in Food: Great Pot-Laced Desserts, Cal-Mex, and Mega-Bacon!

    Flickr user zieak​As always, so many great things this week we have to give it to you after the jump!

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Stephen Colbert: Easter Eggs are NOT 'Spring Eggs'

    The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cEaster Under Attack - Egg Editionwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire BlogVideo Archive Some people are renaming Easter eggs "Spring Eggs" or "Spring Spheres," a PC-move that has infuriated many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is April 12!

    ​Yep, it's been a whole year: Ben & Jerry's free cone day is coming up on Tuesday, April 12. And as much as we love classics like Chunky Monkey and Cherry Garcia, why not try one of four new (or newish) flavors? There's even one that contains chocolate-covered potato chips. And it's tastier th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    [UPDATED:] Election 2010: Coker is Spun, Polled, Teabagged

    ​1:28 p.m.: Orange County agreed with state voters on most ballot initiatives, although more of us did want to keep choking on polluted air until the unemployment rate drops and most like the state budget approval process to remain fucked-up, thank you very much (probably because many are philosop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Under Bieber Achiever: Bio's Biggest Crime Isn't That It's Bad But That It's So Damn Boring

    Bluewater Comics/Michal SzyksznianTo preview ​tonight's concert at Honda Center, Heard Mentality reviews the bio comic Fame: Justin Bieber Unauthorized so you don't have to read it.It's a common and universally agreed-upon idea among critics that there's nothing easier--and in most cases ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    It's Not Obama, It's LA Sno: Whoompers Conspiracy Laid To Rest, Finally

    Chris VictorioPresident Barack Obama at a Town Hall Meeting in Costa Mesa last March​You deserve an update: After Stephen Colbert investigated the so called-conspiracy, Gawker finally got DC The Brain Supreme and Steve Roll'N, the Atlanta-based rappers formerly known as Tag Team, to comment on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Interview: The Office's Oscar Nunez​Oscar Nunez might be best known now as Oscar Martinez from the hit TV show The Office, but he's been around for awhile. With roles in The Proposal, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Reno 911, and co-creating and staring in Halfway Home, the real Oscar proves his acting talents stretch al ... More >>

  • Film

    March 26, 2009
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    March 20, 2009

    Jilted John Campbell Bellyaches About Obama

    We know that Representative John Campbell has digestion problems. We know that because he told us about them. We also know that Campbell swooned on national television for Barack Obama. We know that because Stephen Colbert pointed it out.In his latest e-mail blast to supporters, though, we find out ... More >>

  • News

    December 25, 2008
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    October 24, 2008
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    September 4, 2008

    No. 1 on the Palin/Hewitt/Colbert Threat Down: (Polar) Bears!

    Sarah Palin invigorated the conservative base with her surprisingly poised speech to GOP delegates last night, kicking new life into what had been a ho-hum convention previously “highlighed” by the Dead Man Talking triad (George W. Bush, Fred Thompson and Joe Lieberman). Clockwork's favorite sce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2007

    Long Beach Colbert-o-scam?

    On the October 16 episode of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, television news anchor and Emmy nominee Stephen Colbert announced that he was "officially considering" whether or not he would announce if he was considering running for President of the United States, and would make that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Sanchez: Whore or not? Colbert decides.

    Truthy and hard-hitting as ever, last night Stephen Colbert took on the burning question: is OC Congressional Rep. Loretta Sanchez a whore? You can find his answer (no) here. Look for Last Night's Highlights, and scroll down to California Values Watch: Sanchez. Those interested in Stephen's answ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2007

    Spitzer's Penal Problems

    There are rumblings of reform coming from Sacramento. Reforms aimed at starting to straighten out the state's dysfunctional prison system. The Los Angeles Times reports, "the Senate's top Democrats on Thursday moved toward reforming California's byzantine criminal sentencing system." Unveiling leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2006

    Ed Royce Makes a Run for the Border

    The San Diego Union-Tribune, whose editorials typically lean solidly to the right, has come out firmly against mixing illegal immigration with the war on terror--and with "The Wrong Mix," they more specifically chide OC's own Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) for chairing an Imperial Beach congressional h ... More >>

  • Film

    July 6, 2006

    All-Day Suckers

    Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants

  • Film

    June 22, 2006

    Boozers, Users and Losers

    OnDVD: Strangers With Candy: The Complete Series

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2006

    A Brief Respite from Evil (Colbert/Arellano edition)

    Born 383 years ago today, the French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal once wrote, "I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room." Well, good news: tonight a combination of TV's greatest patriot, Stephen Colbert, and the unstoppable cultu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2006

    Stephen Colbert vs. The Mexican

    That humble, media-shy, wilting flower Gustavo Arellano said he'd Blotterize this yesterday, but he never did, so Your Favorite Comedy Central Time Zoner will have to spill it: the young buck behind the Weekly's wildly successful, written about and commentated upon !Ask a Mexican! column is schedule ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2006

    Hugh's on First?

    Your favorite TV Time Tracker figured one of those knuckleheads at The Blotter would have already, uh, blottered this, but in case you missed it: Orange County's very own right-wing whackmaster Hugh Hewitt was on The Colbert Report the other night--and he wasn't even being punked like some other rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2006

    Does a Bear Shit in the LA Times?

    If you read Monday's Los Angeles "By God" Times Business section (and why would you?), you might've choked on your French Roast when you came on C3's three-quarter page advert announcing the California Bear is missing from the state flag. The gloomy gray gus informed that the Grizzly "grew tired of ... More >>

  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    No Stunt Hair Necessary

    For Steve Carell, the road to movie stardom was lined with dehydration and body waxing

  • Film

    June 9, 2005

    Pop Will Eat Itself

    The movies that stopped living and became mixed-up zombies

  • Film

    March 10, 2005

    Now With Less Edward James Olmos!

    Independent Latino filmmakers invade Surf City

  • Culture

    May 15, 2003

    Strangers With Pokin Sticks

    Wigfield mocks literary journalism and small-town life

  • Unknown

    August 17, 2000