The Colbert Report
Obamacare Government Shutdown
Season 9 • 09/19/2013
The House plans to pass a continuing resolution to defund Obamacare two weeks before it starts.
Colbert Platinum - Luxury Ice & Hot Dic-TipThe Colbert ReportS9
Dean & DeLuca advertises 10 hand-carved ice cubes for $75, and Jennifer Lopez sings "Happy Birthday" to an Asian despot.
Arne DuncanThe Colbert ReportS9
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discusses Obama's Race to the Top initiative and Preschool for All program.
Navy Yard Shooting & Gun Violence CausesThe Colbert ReportS9
Fox News complains about background checks after the Navy Yard shooting, and Eric Bolling wonders who started blaming video games for gun violence.
Sign Off - "Damascus Countdown"The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen reads Joel Rosenberg's apocalyptic novel.
Syria Conflict & End Times ProphecyThe Colbert ReportS9
According to Fox News' Neil Cavuto and Armageddon enthusiast Joel Rosenberg, the Syrian conflict may bring about the apocalypse.
Nicholson BakerThe Colbert ReportS9
Author Nicholson Baker discusses his garden metaphor for life and his desire to rename genitalia.
United Nations on Syria Conflict - Andrew SullivanThe Colbert ReportS9
Political blogger Andrew Sullivan trusts the U.N. Security Council more than America to resolve the crisis in Syria.
Jack JohnsonThe Colbert ReportS9
Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson talks about rock 'n' roll, the "Hawaiian Grammys" and love songs.
Tip/Wag - Hammunition & George ClooneyThe Colbert ReportS9
An Idaho company creates pork-laced bullets to fight Muslim extremists, and George Clooney uses a spy satellite to track Omar al-Bashir's army in Sudan.
Obamacare NavigatorsThe Colbert ReportS9
Republican lawmakers in Florida restrict Obamacare navigators because they might steal the identity of the uninsured poor.
Obamacare Government ShutdownThe Colbert ReportS9
Republicans threaten to shut down the federal government if Democrats don't vote to defund Obamacare.
On Notice - Pope Francis - Jim MartinThe Colbert ReportS9
Father Jim Martin talks about Pope Francis' views on conservative Catholic rules and lavish popemobiles.
On Notice - Pope FrancisThe Colbert ReportS9
Pope "Kumbaya" Francis drops papal bombshells during an interview, like accepting gay people and embracing female leadership in the church.
Stephen's Emmy AwardsThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen makes a verbal gaffe while accepting an Emmy, and Jon Stewart couldn't be happier about Stephen's win.
MetallicaThe Colbert ReportS9
Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett talk about being angry in your 50s and performing on television.
Joseph Gordon-LevittThe Colbert ReportS9
"Don Jon" director Joseph Gordon-Levitt examines what porn and romantic comedies have in common.
Sport Report - Cranium Coddlers & San Francisco Street Chess - Floyd MayweatherThe Colbert ReportS9
The NCAA wussifies America by penalizing illegal football hits, and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather explains the dangers of street chess.
Ted Cruz's Obamacare "Filibuster"The Colbert ReportS9
During his 21-hour not-technically-a-filibuster filibuster, Senator Ted Cruz shares words of wisdom from "Duck Dynasty."
Sign Off - Ring AnnouncerThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen employs the suspended microphone.
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