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."
Toronto Terror PlotThe Colbert ReportS9
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police thwart an Al Qaeda-inspired train attack, so Shep Smith shows Canada proper respect.
Intro - 4/22/13The Colbert ReportS9
Boston pulls through tragedy, the George W. Bush Library opens its doors, and Michael Pollan talks about his book, "Cooked."
George W. Bush Presidential LibraryThe Colbert ReportS9
The George W. Bush Library features 43,000 artifacts, 200 million e-mails and a presidential "Choose Your Own Adventure."
Michael PollanThe Colbert ReportS9
"Cooked" author Michael Pollan explains that the most important thing about one's diet is not a nutrient -- it's an activity.
Tiny Triumphs - Infrastructure & River PollutionThe Colbert ReportS9
According to the ASCE Report Card, America can now proudly say that only 25% of its bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete.
Austerity's Spreadsheet Error - Thomas HerndonThe Colbert ReportS9
Graduate student Thomas Herndon identifies little staggering omissions in a prominent academic paper, "Growth in a Time of Debt."
Eric SchmidtThe Colbert ReportS9
Google's executive chairman discusses his book, "The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business."
ScoobygateThe Colbert ReportS9
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blatantly lies about his past to one of his constituents and derails his 2016 election ambitions.
Austerity's Spreadsheet ErrorThe Colbert ReportS9
Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff's 2010 debt study inspires austerity around the world, but grad student Thomas Herndon debunks the results.
Danica PatrickThe Colbert ReportS9
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick explains how racing is a cardio workout.
Bill Clinton's Twitter LessonsThe Colbert ReportS9
Since Twitter is the Jell-O of human expression, President Clinton decides to launch his account, @BillClinton, and he take some pointers from Stephen.
Tiny Triumphs - NASA's Giant Penis DoodleThe Colbert ReportS9
America takes a pristine planet 140 million miles away and scribbles on it like it's the face of a passed-out frat boy.
AP Twitter HackThe Colbert ReportS9
A group called the Syrian Electronic Army sends a fake tweet about explosions at the White House, triggering a mini flash crash.
Better Know a District - Pennsylvania's 17th - Matt CartwrightThe Colbert ReportS9
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.
Miranda Rights for Boston BomberThe Colbert ReportS9
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.
Gene RobinsonThe Colbert ReportS9
Bishop Gene Robinson discusses how the church got it wrong about gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
cOlbert's Book ClubThe Colbert ReportS9
"The Great Gatsby" is already considered an American classic, but nothing is an American classic until Stephen says it is.
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