The Colbert Report
Intro - 11/3/11
Season 8 • 11/03/2011
Media coverage of the Herman Cain scandal continues, and Nathan Wolfe talks pandemics.
The Word - Bite the Hand That Feeds YouThe Colbert ReportS8
The pets of wealthy Americans have more disposable income than most poor people, suggesting a simple answer for closing the income gap.
Sign Off - White Castle & BeerThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight with a pint of Michael Pollan's home-brewed beer and a White Castle Crave Crate.
Michael PollanThe Colbert ReportS8
Author Michael Pollan tries to cut through the confusion of food advertising claims with commonsense guidelines in his book "Food Rules."
MuffingateThe Colbert ReportS8
The Department of Justice releases a full-color, 151-page cost report proving no government money was wasted on muffins.
Intro - 11/2/11The Colbert ReportS8
America's income gap worsens, the government investigates federal waste, and Michael Pollan discusses his book "Food Rules."
Ghost SexThe Colbert ReportS8
An Ohio family photographs what they purport to be ghosts having sex in their house.
Nathan WolfeThe Colbert ReportS8
Dr. Nathan Wolfe discusses the emergence of new viruses and their potential effect on people around the world.
European Investment ProspectusThe Colbert ReportS8
China won't bite on Europe's turd panini, so Stephen enlists the help of Hans Beinholtz to tempt possible investors.
Sign Off - PurellThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen pumps Purell into his hands and says goodnight.
Colbert Super PAC - Herman Cain's Fundraising & Rush Limbaugh's StereotypesThe Colbert ReportS8
Herman Cain's sexual harassment scandal doesn't hurt his campaign fundraising, and Rush Limbaugh shares his racial stereotype expertise.
Intro - 11/3/11The Colbert ReportS8
Europe tries to save the Greek economy, media coverage of Herman Cain's sexual harassment scandal continues, and Nathan Wolfe discusses pandemics.
Niall FergusonThe Colbert ReportS8
Niall Ferguson explains that the U.S. economy has been the biggest in the world, since 1872, but will be overtaken by China in 2016.
Colbert Super PAC - Issue AdsThe Colbert ReportS8
Make Us Great Again creates a Rick Perry ad, and the Nebraska Democratic Party skirts campaign finance limits with Ben Nelson's issue ads.
Colbert Super PAC - Issue Ads - Trevor PotterThe Colbert ReportS8
Trevor Potter explains how the Colbert Super PAC can adopt Karl Rove's tactic of adopting Ben Nelson's issue ad tactic.
Sign Off - GoodnightThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen looks over American Crossroads' FEC request to make issue ads and says goodnight.
Blood in the Water - Larry Taylor's Anti-Semitic SlurThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen turns to the Bigot-O-Tron 9000 to analyze the physiological phenomenon that caused Representative Larry Taylor to use an anti-Semitic slur.
Colbert Platinum - Wealth Under SiegeThe Colbert ReportS8
Hargrave markets yachts as a necessity for escape, and Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel funds a network of artificial Libertarian islands.
Seth MeyersThe Colbert ReportS8
Seth Meyers believes that "Saturday Night Live"'s Weekend Update provides an alternative for Americans unfulfilled by mainstream news options.
Herman Cain Won't Be StoppedThe Colbert ReportS8
Herman Cain appears on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" shortly after a fourth woman steps forward with graphic sexual harassment accusations.
Sign Off - Custom Escape YachtThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen asks Hargrave Custom Yachts for his boat.
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