The Colbert Report
American Pop Culture: It's Crumbelievable! - Pop Culture Icons
Season 2 • 08/23/2006
"Crumbelievable" is a metaphor for the state of American pop culture -- crumbled into little pieces.
Cheating Death - Fields MedalThe Colbert ReportS2
Ever since Stephen learned about the Fields Medal two weeks ago, he's cared about it more than any other award in the world.
The Word - 99 ProblemsThe Colbert ReportS2
The difference between 200 French troops and 15,000 French troops is just fewer French prisoners.
Intro - 8/22/06The Colbert ReportS2
Stephen examines the situation in Lebanon, reports on Hungary, and interviews New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman.
Stephen Colbert Salutes HungaryThe Colbert ReportS2
Thanks to Hungary's inventions, we in America are able to identify our nation's nerds.
Paul KrugmanThe Colbert ReportS2
Paul Krugman is part of that fringe 60% of the population that thinks the war was a mistake.
American Pop Culture: It's Crumbelievable! - IntroThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen is going through his scrapbook of treasured memories and feeling nostalgic for the memorable ad campaigns of yesteryear. Luckily, there's another legend in the making.
Damian KulashThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen wants OK Go lead singer Damian Kulash to explain why anyone would ever go around record company executives.
American Pop Culture: It's Crumbelievable! - Stephen Steps UpThe Colbert ReportS2
The division ends now -- America needs a cultural focal point, and Stephen volunteers himself.
Gideon YagoThe Colbert ReportS2
Gideon Yago thinks it's partially the viewer's fault that music videos are contributing to the fragmentation of American culture. Stephen thinks he's blaming America first.
American Pop Culture: It's Crumbelievable! - Cable TV vs. The American FamilyThe Colbert ReportS2
Because of the specialization of cable TV, everyone in the American family has their own channel to be watching -- even Lieutenant Barkers.
American Pop Culture: It's Crumbelievable! - Pop Culture IconsThe Colbert ReportS2
"Crumbelievable" isn't just an ad campaign, it's a perfect metaphor for the state of American pop culture -- crumbled into little pieces.
30 Days with The Colbert ReportThe Colbert ReportS2 E110
After 30 days in The Colbert Report audience, Carl discovers his true calling.
National Peach MonthThe Colbert ReportS2 E110
For Stephen, National Peach Month is just 30 days of simmering resentment.
The Word - Bad BoysThe Colbert ReportS2 E110
If your guy's talking about killing another woman's husband, he's just not that fanatical about you.
Janna LevinThe Colbert ReportS2 E110
Stephen stumps Janna Levin -- a theoretical physicist -- by asking her the hardest question in the world.
Green Screen Challenge - Socialized MedicineThe Colbert ReportS2 E110
In the latest Green Screen Challenge entry, Stephen fights a space monster that clearly represents socialized medicine.
Fart JokesThe Colbert ReportS2 E110
Everybody laughs at fart jokes, brilliant people included.
Intro - 8/24/06The Colbert ReportS2 E110
A tell-all from Osama bin 'Laden's former mistress, more Green Screen Challenge and novelist Janna Levin in the studio tonight.
The Word - ShallThe Colbert ReportS2 E111
Stephen explains that "will" is a week, Democratic term, while "shall" is a stronger, godlier and more Republican term.
Manilow's EmmyThe Colbert ReportS2 E111
Upon reflection over vacation, Stephen is glad he didn't win an Emmy award since his balloons would pop on its wings.
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