The Colbert Report
Rock and Awe: Countdown to Guitarmageddon
Season 2 • 12/20/2006
The story behind the bitter dispute between Stephen and The Decemberists.
Stephen Goes to HarvardThe Colbert ReportS2
The election on his mind, Stephen takes a trip to Harvard University, where he sets the students of the John F. Kennedy School of Government straight.
Person of the YearThe Colbert ReportS2
With the power of the Internet in their hands, the Colbert Nation has become Time Magazine's Person of the Year.
The Word - Tit for TatThe Colbert ReportS2
An outraged Stephen speaks out against beauty queen Tara Conner for publicly exhibiting her sexuality, and proposes a change in the pageant scoring system.
Intro - 12/19/06The Colbert ReportS2
Miss USA gets in trouble for drinking, Stephen tries to live in the basement of Harvard and new age guru Deepak Chopra stops by.
Face-Off PreviewThe Colbert ReportS2
With the upcoming challenge against the Decemberists' guitarist, Chris Funk, Stephen does a little tapping on his electric guitar to hold us over.
Intro - 12/20/06The Colbert ReportS2
Morley Safer gets us revved up for tonight's guitar solo challenge, when The Decemberists and Stephen face off to determine who is the Socrates of Shred.
ShredDown - The JudgmentThe Colbert ReportS2
The results are in. The judges and audience cast their votes and Henry Kissinger announces the winner.
ShredDownThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen introduces a tough panel of ShredDown dispute judges: Eliot Spitzer, Anthony DeCurtis and Jim Anderson.
Chris FunkThe Colbert ReportS2
Henry Kissinger provides the "starting gun" of the competition by declaring that "it is time to rock," and then Chris Funk offers his shredding solo.
Peter FramptonThe Colbert ReportS2
Just before his guitar solo Stephen injures himself, prays to Father Christmas and is presented with a guitar hero to fill in for him.
Rock and Awe: Countdown to GuitarmageddonThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen previews his guitar solo challenge against The Decemberists' Chris Funk.
Who's Honoring Me Now? - Gay.comThe Colbert ReportS3
Though Stephen does not approve of the gayness, he's not one to turn down any honor.
Who's Attacking Me Now? - Lake Superior State UniversityThe Colbert ReportS3
Lake Superior State University has added "truthiness" to its list of banned words.
Stephen's Sound Advice - Surviving the Winter BluesThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen suggests one way to get over Seasonal Affective Disorder is to take a trip to the warm weather of Iraq.
The Gallotastic Executacular - Hangin' With Mr. HusseinThe Colbert ReportS3
Stephen is upset that Saddam Hussein was executed while Stephen was on vacation, especially as he was already planning a 30-minute special for it.
Ethan NadelmannThe Colbert ReportS3
Director of the Drug Policy Alliance Ethan Nadelmann argues to legalize marijuana to reduce America's prison population.
Intro - 1/8/07The Colbert ReportS3
In this episode, Stephen discusses Saddam Hussein's execution, welcomes the new Democratic Congress and interviews Drug Policy Alliance Chair Ethan Nadelmann.
The Word - FactsThe Colbert ReportS3
Since the Democrat's version of reality is unfortunately based on reality, Stephen wants to fight facts with "facts."
Intro - 1/9/07The Colbert ReportS3
Stephen tells Boy Scout Council 289 to pack their bags, and wonders why celebrities can't fight to the death.
Sign Off - Farewell, James BrownThe Colbert ReportS3
Though it's sad to lose the Godfather of Soul, there is a silver lining for Stephen.
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