The Colbert Report
The Benefits of Pessimism - Hans Beinholtz
Season 11 • 09/30/2014
A report contains bad news for happy people, and Hans Beinholtz shares his bleak worldview.
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Military action leads to positive change in the world, a surprising ally emerges in the war on terror, and author Walter Mischel visits The Report.
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Stephen complements his dessert with a giant wedge of cheese.
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Chef Jamie Oliver chats about his book "Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food: The Ultimate Weekend Cookbook" and trades favorite childhood dishes with Stephen.
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Hillary Clinton takes on the role of grandmother, and a conservative website dredges up a letter she sent to activist Saul Alinsky in 1971.
Obama's Rip-Off of BushThe Colbert ReportS11
Following President Obama's statements about ISIS, pundits suggest that he's parroting George W. Bush.
Kim Jong-un's Massive Cheese ConsumptionThe Colbert ReportS11
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un disappears from the public eye, which may be because of problems related to his dangerous obsession with cheese.
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Jeffrey Tambor shares a clip from "Transparent" and patiently helps Stephen understand the concept of being transgender.
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GOP presidential hopefuls gather at the Values Voter Summit, and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's background in science becomes a political liability.
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The NFL penalizes the Kansas City Chiefs' Husain Abdullah for saying a Muslim prayer in the end zone.
The Benefits of Pessimism - Hans BeinholtzThe Colbert ReportS11
A study finds that pessimism could lead to a long life, and Hans Beinholtz maintains a healthy focus on the negative.
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Fox News's Bill O'Reilly lashes out at Stephen for praising his plan to win the war on terror with a mercenary army.
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Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets in Hong Kong to protest China's ban on free elections.
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"The People's Republic of Amnesia" author Louisa Lim talks about the growing civil unrest in Hong Kong and China's efforts to contain it.
Mike MullenThe Colbert ReportS11
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen discusses the challenges posed by ISIS and the disconnect between the U.S. military and the rest of American society.
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"Sally Ride" author Lynn Sherr discusses the life and legacy of NASA's first woman in space.
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Ebola officially arrives in the U.S., sparking frantic coverage of the virus on cable news.
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America falls prey to a deadly virus, a battle rages over the nation's beaches, and author Lynn Sherr chats about "Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space."
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Dr. Kent Sepkowitz puts the Ebola threat in perspective, explaining that the virus is extremely difficult to catch.
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