The Colbert Report
cOlbert's Book Club - Michael Chabon & "A Farewell to Arms"
Season 10 • 01/21/2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon expounds on the timeless quality of Hemingway's prose.
Scott StosselThe Colbert ReportS10
"My Age of Anxiety" author Scott Stossel shares his idiosyncratic phobias and discusses the origins of human anxiety.
The Word - Thrift JusticeThe Colbert ReportS10
A ban on a lethal injection drug has state officials thinking outside of the box for new ways to put people in a box.
Peyton Manning's "Omaha" Chant & Marijuana's Effects on FootballThe Colbert ReportS10
Peyton Manning gives a charitable boost to Omaha, and pot and football don't mix.
Sign Off - cOlbert's Book Club ReminderThe Colbert ReportS10
Stephen calls on The Colbert Nation to read Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms."
Intro - 1/20/13The Colbert ReportS10
Capital punishment is improved, Stephen outlines the path to sainthood, and guest Scott Stossel embraces anxiety.
Pope Francis's Breastfeeding Support & Affordable SainthoodThe Colbert ReportS10
Pope Francis encourages women to nurse their babies in the Sistine Chapel and moves to slash the cost of sainthood.
cOlbert's Book Club - Ernest HemingwayThe Colbert ReportS10
Stephen flaunts his gifts from Oprah before kicking off a thoughtful literary discussion on Ernest Hemingway.
Sign Off - cOlbert's Book Club - Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms"The Colbert ReportS10
This installment of cOlbert's Book Club was very educational for Stephen.
cOlbert's Book Club - Better Know a HemingwayThe Colbert ReportS10
Ernest Hemingway was a rugged man's man and legendary sportsman, but he spent the first six years of his life dressed as a girl.
cOlbert's Book Club - Mariel Hemingway on Ernest HemingwayThe Colbert ReportS10
"Running With Nature" author Mariel Hemingway discusses the "Hemingway curse" and describes her grandfather's often-overlooked romantic side.
cOlbert's Book Club - Michael Chabon & "A Farewell to Arms"The Colbert ReportS10
"Telegraph Avenue" author Michael Chabon discusses Hemingway's innovative writing style and ponders the lack of sexy-time in "A Farewell to Arms."
Charles DuhiggThe Colbert ReportS10
"The Power of Habit" author Charles Duhigg explains how habits play a constant role in human behavior.
Tikker Death WatchThe Colbert ReportS10
The Tikker wristwatch allows people to get a constant reminder that they're going to die.
Intro - 1/22/14The Colbert ReportS10
America's nukes are in questionable hands, there's a new way to lead a fuller life, and Charles Duhigg discusses habits and human behavior.
Mystery Doughnut on MarsThe Colbert ReportS10
An image from NASA's Opportunity rover reveals that Mars has doughnuts.
Tip/Wag - Air Force, Dr. Keith Ablow & Westminster Dog ShowThe Colbert ReportS10
Nuclear officers cheat on a proficiency exam, Fox News's Dr. Keith Ablow blames gun violence on "data rage," and mutts invade the Westminster Dog Show.
End of Net Neutrality - Tim WuThe Colbert ReportS10
"The Master Switch" author Tim Wu makes the case for net neutrality, arguing that cable companies want to impose a toll on the Internet.
End of Net NeutralityThe Colbert ReportS10
A federal court strikes down net neutrality rules, setting the stage for sweeping changes in how the Internet works.
Patricia ChurchlandThe Colbert ReportS10
"Touching a Nerve" author Patricia Churchland explores ways that neuroscience can answer philosophical questions.
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