The Colbert Report
Murdoch's Media Empire Might Go Down the Toilet
Season 7 • 07/14/2011
Rupert Murdoch gets his crumpet stomped by all the media companies he doesn't own.
Republicans Choose None of the AboveThe Colbert ReportS7
During debt ceiling negotiations with President Obama, the Republicans practice the old saying, You scratch my back, I get my back scratched.
Flagworth 2012The Colbert ReportS7
Seeing an American flag can shift voters toward republicanism, so Franklin F. Flagworth should be the GOP's frontrunner.
David McCulloughThe Colbert ReportS7
David McCullough explains why 19th century Americans moved to Paris rather than stay in the states and appreciate American mayonnaise.
May the Best Stephen Colbert WinThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen's Emmy Award nominations might lead to an Emmy three-way.
Intro - 7/14/11The Colbert ReportS7
Scandal won't bring down Rupert Murdoch, Gitmo detainees get dangerous, and Jose Antonio Vargas admits to being an illegal immigrant.
CarmageddonThe Colbert ReportS7
With the temporary closure of the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles, increased traffic on two off-peak days means someone might have to walk someplace.
Jose Antonio VargasThe Colbert ReportS7
Jose Antonio Vargas explains which is more difficult: coming out of the closet as a gay man or as a border gay.
Improvised Expressive DevicesThe Colbert ReportS7
Gitmo detainees craft a dangerous new weapon behind bars that may shatter our aesthetic paradigm.
Murdoch's Media Empire Might Go Down the ToiletThe Colbert ReportS7
With News of the World gone and BSkyB out of reach, all Rupert Murdoch has to comfort him are a few media companies.
Epic BlockbusterThe Colbert ReportS7
The final "Harry Potter" and Sarah Palin's documentary would make a great double feature because both movies are about outsiders plucked from obscurity by an old wizard.
Intro - 7/18/11The Colbert ReportS7
Everyone continues to talk about the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal, and John Prendergast discusses the two-week-old nation of South Sudan.
Sign Off - Prerecorded EpisodesThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen can't be sure what day it is because he prerecorded all these episodes in a 96-hour meth-fueled news binge.
Blood in the Water - Rupert Murdoch's News of the World ScandalThe Colbert ReportS7
For some reason, the media continues to talk about the Rupert Murdoch piffle, so Steve Doocy blows the lid back onto the story.
Colbert Super PAC - Cash CrawlThe Colbert ReportS7
To seduce the prudent, Stephen puts the names of people who have donated to Colbert Super PAC on a cash crawl.
Colbert Super PAC - Campaign FinanceThe Colbert ReportS7
Sean Parnell supports Colbert Super PAC's plan to buy an elephant, but Sheila Krumholz wants to shine a light on the taint of private money.
John PrendergastThe Colbert ReportS7
John Prendergast talks about the birth of South Sudan, the creation of its flag and the oil curse that might plague its future.
God Calls Rick PerryThe Colbert ReportS7
With the tough challenges facing America, Rick Perry thinks it's time to hand it over to God and ask Him to jump in.
David CarrThe Colbert ReportS7
David Carr of the New York Times admits that papers sell based on the misery of others, but that Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. sells misery best.
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