The Colbert Report
Austerity's Spreadsheet Error
Season 9 • 04/23/2013
A graduate student finds major errors in the famous 2010 study "Growth in a Time of Debt."
The Colbert ReportS9 Toronto Terror Plot
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police thwart an Al Qaeda-inspired train attack, so Shep Smith shows Canada proper respect.
The Colbert ReportS9 Intro - 4/22/13
Boston pulls through tragedy, the George W. Bush Library opens its doors, and Michael Pollan talks about his book, "Cooked."
The Colbert ReportS9 George W. Bush Presidential Library
The George W. Bush Library features 43,000 artifacts, 200 million e-mails and a presidential "Choose Your Own Adventure."
The Colbert ReportS9 Michael Pollan
"Cooked" author Michael Pollan explains that the most important thing about one's diet is not a nutrient -- it's an activity.
The Colbert ReportS9 Tiny Triumphs - Infrastructure & River Pollution
According to the ASCE Report Card, America can now proudly say that only 25% of its bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete.
The Colbert ReportS9 Austerity's Spreadsheet Error - Thomas Herndon
Graduate student Thomas Herndon identifies little staggering omissions in a prominent academic paper, "Growth in a Time of Debt."
The Colbert ReportS9 Eric Schmidt
Google's executive chairman discusses his book, "The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business."
The Colbert ReportS9 Scoobygate
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blatantly lies about his past to one of his constituents and derails his 2016 election ambitions.
The Colbert ReportS9 Austerity's Spreadsheet Error
Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff's 2010 debt study inspires austerity around the world, but grad student Thomas Herndon debunks the results.
The Colbert ReportS9 Danica Patrick
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick explains how racing is a cardio workout.
The Colbert ReportS9 Bill Clinton's Twitter Lessons
Since Twitter is the Jell-O of human expression, President Clinton decides to launch his account, @BillClinton, and he take some pointers from Stephen.
The Colbert ReportS9 Tiny Triumphs - NASA's Giant Penis Doodle
America takes a pristine planet 140 million miles away and scribbles on it like it's the face of a passed-out frat boy.
The Colbert ReportS9 AP Twitter Hack
A group called the Syrian Electronic Army sends a fake tweet about explosions at the White House, triggering a mini flash crash.
The Colbert ReportS9 Better Know a District - Pennsylvania's 17th - Matt Cartwright
Representative Matt Cartwright does not think that Crayola should rename its white crayon "Republican" but does think that everyone should have the right to marry.
The Colbert ReportS9 Miranda Rights for Boston Bomber
The Boston police catch Dzhokar Tsarnaev in a landlocked boat, and Fox & Friends pundits emphasize that he was "singing like a canary" until the judge arrived.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - Welcome Baby Matheson!
Stephen wishes his editor's son a long and happy life of tricking other people into doing his work.
The Colbert ReportS9 Exclusive - Better Know a District - Pennsylvania's 17th - Matt Cartwright
Stephen asks Congressman Matt Cartwright about his all-of-the-above approach to enema needs.
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