The Colbert Report
St. Valentine's Day
Season 9 • 02/14/2013
The true meaning of Valentine's Day is all about the L-word -- "Lupercalia," a Roman fertility feast.
The Colbert ReportS9 Dave Grohl
Dave Grohl talks about Nirvana, L.A.'s legendary Sound City Studios and his touring super group, the Sound City Players.
The Colbert ReportS9 Obama's State of the Union
President Fidel Handout raises the federal minimum wage to nine dollars an hour, but he says nothing about raising the maximum wage.
The Colbert ReportS9 Spanish State of the Rubio
Marco Rubio's Spanish speech runs four minutes longer than the English version, but ABC News botches the translation.
The Colbert ReportS9 State of the Rubio
Florida Senator Marco Rubio gets cotton mouth and ducks off camera during the biggest speech of his life.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - "Here's the Deal"
Stephen pulls up David Leonhardt's book on his iPad.
The Colbert ReportS9 Gavin Newsom
The Lieutenant Governor of California shares his book, "Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government."
The Colbert ReportS9 Nailed 'Em - Richard Eggers
One bank finally nails the highest level white-collar mortgage banker to date: a 68-year-old customer service representative.
The Colbert ReportS9 Standard & Poor's Ratings Lawsuit
The government grows a pair and goes after S&P for giving AAA ratings to what they knew were worthless securities.
The Colbert ReportS9 Standard & Poor's Ratings Lawsuit - David Leonhardt
The New York Times Washington bureau chief David Leonhardt discusses S&P's defense, private bank suits and the AIG bailout.
The Colbert ReportS9 St. Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day should be spent guzzling skins full of wine, sacrificing goats to Venus, and whipping women to promote fertility.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - Goodnight
Stephen fires off a few WristStrong bracelets.
The Colbert ReportS9 Emily Bazelon
The senior editor of Slate discusses her book, "Sticks & Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy."
The Colbert ReportS9 Obama's Secretive Golf Outing
America deserves to know who drove the golf cart, who rode shotgun and whether or not the president hit from the ladies' tee.
The Colbert ReportS9 Russian Meteor Strike
After an unexpected and cataclysmic 10-ton meteor strike in Russia, NASA scrambles to improve its asteroid detection program.
The Colbert ReportS9 Colbert Platinum - Huayra Sports Car, Phil Mickelson & Belle Isle
The super rich acquire $1.2 million cup holders, Phil Mickelson takes drastic action against tax hikes, and Rod Lockwood plans to buy an island from Detroit.
The Colbert ReportS9 U.K. Horse Meat Scandal
Everyone in Europe worries that they may be biting down on horse instead of their usual delicacy of pickled sheep brain.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sport Report - International Soccer Corruption - Alexi Lalas
The former U.S. team member discusses the World Cup, American soccer and large-scale game fixing in Europe and Asia.
The Colbert ReportS9 Norway's "National Firewood Night"
Nearly 20% of the Norwegian population tunes in to a 12-hour program on chopping and burning wood.
The Colbert ReportS9 David Goldhill
The Game Show Network CEO shares his book, "Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father -- and How We Can Fix It."
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