The Colbert Report
Season 2 • 08/21/2006
Geoffrey Nunberg explains how the right has moved the center of gravity of language to the right.
Better Know a District - California's 31stThe Colbert ReportS2
In California's 31st district, the who's whom do where's when with the why what.
Intro - 8/17/06The Colbert ReportS2
Stephen reports on Pluto, interviews Neil Young, and talks with Hollywood Congressman Javier Becerra.
Better Know a District - California's 31st - Javier BecerraThe Colbert ReportS2
Why does Congressman Javier Becerra wants to translate our American paintings into Spanish?
Neil deGrasse TysonThe Colbert ReportS2
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Colbert trash talk spheres in the running to be new planets.
Green Screen Challenge - The AnnouncementThe Colbert ReportS2
The Report starts showing your bold depictions of Stephen's heroic fight.
Intro - 8/21/06The Colbert ReportS2
Stephen reports on drug companies, a British food study and interviews linguist Geoffrey Nunberg.
Atheists in FoxholesThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen recommends shipping atheists to war so they can destroy someone else's society for a change.
The Word - Side EffectsThe Colbert ReportS2
Criminals owe a debt to society, so let's put them to work making money for the pharmaceutical industry.
ThreatDown - Drivers EatThe Colbert ReportS2
If genetically engineered grass has its way, our neatly red and blue nation will be all green.
Sign Off - Pants OffThe Colbert ReportS2
It's time for Stephen Colbert to go home and take off his pants.
Geoffrey NunbergThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen asks linguist Geoffrey Nunberg, author of "Talking Right," how he can discredit a group that calls themselves "right."
Cheating Death - Fields MedalThe Colbert ReportS2
Ever since Stephen learned about the Fields Medal two weeks ago, he's cared about it more than any other award in the world.
The Word - 99 ProblemsThe Colbert ReportS2
The difference between 200 French troops and 15,000 French troops is just fewer French prisoners.
Intro - 8/22/06The Colbert ReportS2
Stephen examines the situation in Lebanon, reports on Hungary, and interviews New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman.
Stephen Colbert Salutes HungaryThe Colbert ReportS2
Thanks to Hungary's inventions, we in America are able to identify our nation's nerds.
Paul KrugmanThe Colbert ReportS2
Paul Krugman is part of that fringe 60% of the population that thinks the war was a mistake.
American Pop Culture: It's Crumbelievable! - IntroThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen is going through his scrapbook of treasured memories and feeling nostalgic for the memorable ad campaigns of yesteryear. Luckily, there's another legend in the making.
Damian KulashThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen wants OK Go lead singer Damian Kulash to explain why anyone would ever go around record company executives.
American Pop Culture: It's Crumbelievable! - Stephen Steps UpThe Colbert ReportS2
The division ends now -- America needs a cultural focal point, and Stephen volunteers himself.
Gideon YagoThe Colbert ReportS2
Gideon Yago thinks it's partially the viewer's fault that music videos are contributing to the fragmentation of American culture. Stephen thinks he's blaming America first.
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