The Colbert Report
The Word - Gateway Hug
Season 8 • 04/18/2012
Tennessee lawmakers ban "gateway sexual activity" education in schools.
GSA Spending ScandalThe Colbert ReportS8
Darrell Issa pulls the stopper on Jeff Neely's tub of lies, while Barack Obama gets blamed for being a poor GSA watchdog.
Thought for Food - Bug Food Coloring, Hot-Dog-Stuffed Crust & Drugged PoultryThe Colbert ReportS8
Starbucks uses pulverized bugs to color frappuccinos, a British Pizza Hut introduces a meat stalkers pizza, and some chicken feed includes caffeine and Prozac.
Mitt Romney's Dinner Table PranksThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney's private, family dinner table pranks elicit feelings of warmth and electability.
Jonah LehrerThe Colbert ReportS8
Jonah Lehrer examines dangerous creativity myths and the history of innovation.
Arianna HuffingtonThe Colbert ReportS8
Arianna Huffington discusses the Huffington Post's Pulitzer Prize and how it differs from Stephen's Peabody Award.
Stephen Colbert's End of the World of the Week - Doomsday PreppersThe Colbert ReportS8
National Geographic premieres a show about people obsessed with the imminent collapse of civilization, which hasn't been covered on TV in over a year.
Sign Off - Goodnight KissThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen concludes The Report with a kiss.
Intro - 4/18/12The Colbert ReportS8
Sex education comes under scrutiny, survivalists create survival lists, and guest Arianna Huffington might share her interview on The Huffington Post.
Searching for Mr. Right - Mitt Romney & Ohio's Rob PortmanThe Colbert ReportS8
Rick Santorum proves his pro-family credentials by rejecting any partnership with another man -- in this case, Mitt Romney.
The Word - Gateway HugThe Colbert ReportS8
Kissing and hugging are the last stop before reaching Groin Central Station, so it's important to ban all the things that lead to the things that lead to sex.
Alpha Dog of the Week - Cory BookerThe Colbert ReportS8
Cory Booker races into a neighbor's burning house, demonstrating how to neuter big city budgets.
Time's 2012 Top 100 Most InfluentialThe Colbert ReportS8
Time Magazine includes Stephen on its "100 Most Influential People in the World" list.
The Enemy Within - Bologna Border BustThe Colbert ReportS8
America has very strict meat entry laws, but that doesn't stop some south of the border sausage smugglers from playing "hide the bologna."
Intro - 4/19/12The Colbert ReportS8
A threat sneaks in from Mexico, an unexpected "good dog" emerges, and guests Tavis Smiley and Cornel West take a poverty bus tour.
Tavis Smiley & Cornel WestThe Colbert ReportS8
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West talk about their book on American poverty, "The Rich and the Rest of Us."
Sign Off - Time's Top 100The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen flips through Time Magazine's "The 100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.
Stephen's 4/20 MessageThe Colbert ReportS8
As expected, Stephen will not do a 4/20 show this year.
Mitt Romney's Picnic GaffeThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney's daily minute of spontaneity contains 59 seconds of awkwardness.
Steve Doocy's Silver Spoon Subtext ReportingThe Colbert ReportS8
Barack Obama makes a cowardly statement about Mitt Romney's wealth, made all the more cowardly by the fact that he never said it.
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