The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 01/15/2013
Jared Diamond defines "traditional" societies and offers examples from rural America and New Guinea.
Stephen Colbert's Double Barrel Blam-O-Rama - Silver Bullets & Video GamesThe Colbert ReportS9
Vice President Joe Biden prepares his recommendations for gun control, while video games, along with Oscar nominees like "Lincoln," glamorize gun violence.
Sign Off - Pocketbook ConstitutionThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen reads up on the U.S. Constitution.
Piers MorganThe Colbert ReportS9
Piers Morgan, who comes from a place without the Second Amendment, quietly points out England's low gun murder rates.
Stephen Colbert's Double Barrel Blam-O-Rama - Piers Morgan & James YeagerThe Colbert ReportS9
British journalist Piers Morgan drives on the wrong side of the barrel, and Tactical Response CEO James Yeager protests Obama's upcoming gun grab.
Vitaminwater Advertising LawsuitThe Colbert ReportS9
What consumer would reasonably think Vitaminwater is healthy just because their labels say it supports immune system health and reduces the risk of chronic disease?
Monkey on the Lam - Macaque Attack - 1,381 Days of Simian Terror in TampaThe Colbert ReportS9
When sightings of a hairy humanoid cat-like squirrel beast continued to pile up, Tampa officials knew it was time to call in The Monkey Hunters.
Intro - 1/15/13The Colbert ReportS9
Florida police catch a shirtless fugitive, Stephen profiles exciting new technology, and Jared Diamond shares his book, "The World Until Yesterday."
CataCoffin CataCombo Sound SystemThe Colbert ReportS9
The CataCoffin is the ultimate underground club, equipped with two-way speakers, tweeters and an eight-inch subwoofer.
Lance Armstrong's Interview with OprahThe Colbert ReportS9
Oprah sits down with Charlie Rose to give the world her reaction to what she won't tell people Lance said.
Jared DiamondThe Colbert ReportS9
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author talks about his book, "The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?"
HSBC Laundering ChargesThe Colbert ReportS9
Just to show how sorry they are for funding murder, HSBC decides to partially defer bonus compensation for senior officials.
Healthy Fake SmilesThe Colbert ReportS9
Research suggests that forcing a smile genuinely decreases stress, which makes sense because that Joker guy from "Batman" seemed really chipper.
Tom BrokawThe Colbert ReportS9
Network news icon Tom Brokaw discredits calls for Obama's impeachment and describes a few of the nine presidents he's covered since JFK.
Intro - 1/16/13The Colbert ReportS9
Big banks suffer harsh punishment, date nights rekindle romance, and Tom Brokaw talks about President Obama's second term.
HSBC Laundering Charges - Matt TaibbiThe Colbert ReportS9
"Secrets and Lies of the Bailout" author Matt Taibbi talks about HSBC, his famous Goldman Sachs dig and the problem with super wealthy banks.
Pat Robertson's Romance AdviceThe Colbert ReportS9
In order to revive their marriages, women must live up to the beauty standards that Pat Robertson has set.
The Word - United We StandoffThe Colbert ReportS9
If the Second Amendment is truly meant to defend against government force, then citizens will never be safe until they can have their own aircraft carriers.
Akhil Reed AmarThe Colbert ReportS9
The legal scholar shares his book, "America's Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By."
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