The Colbert Report
High-Wire Walk over Niagara Falls
Season 8 • 06/13/2012
Niagara Falls creates a tourist attraction to attract tourists to its tourist attraction.
Intro - 6/12/12The Colbert ReportS8
The common man considers Mitt Romney, countries think about social media, and Will Allen promotes inner-city farming.
Barack Obama's Anti-Terror LeaksThe Colbert ReportS8
An Obama administration leak releases information about anti-terror operations, but some pundits contend that it's all for Barack Obama's political gain.
Will AllenThe Colbert ReportS8
MacArthur Genius Fellow Will Allen discusses urban farming and his book, "The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities."
Operation Artificial SwedenerThe Colbert ReportS8
Sweden lets one citizen tweet for the country every week, but Stephen finds that he is 100xs more suited for this than the entire nation of Sweden.
Barack Obama's Jobs Gaffe & Mitt Romney's Courageous ComebackThe Colbert ReportS8
Barack Obama is totally out of touch, while Mitt Romney knocks big-government teat-moochers like firemen, policemen and teachers.
Mitt Romney's Blue-Collar Equestrian PastimeThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney's horse Rafalca might head to the Olympics, which is exactly what Mitt needs to win over Joe Six-Pack.
The Word - Free LunchThe Colbert ReportS8
Pennsylvania cafeteria workers capture a huge victory, but Stephen prays that cops and nurses don't follow suit.
The Enemy Within - Apes Armed with iPadsThe Colbert ReportS8
Orangutan Outreach teaches monkeys to use iPads, but Executive Director Richard Zimmerman insists that apes do not know cyber-attack code yet.
Gregg AllmanThe Colbert ReportS8
Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band talks about fame, military school and the band's first flight on his Boeing 720, in his memoir, "My Cross to Bear."
High-Wire Walk over Niagara FallsThe Colbert ReportS8
Daredevil Nik Wallenda prepares for the first tightrope walk across Niagara Falls, the most life-threatening event on network television since any football game.
Super PAC Super Cash & 24-Hour Political Ad ChannelsThe Colbert ReportS8
America's TV networks could run out of political ad airtime, but Hawaii's breakthrough in free speech offers a solution.
Marijuana Legalization as Election Hot-Button IssueThe Colbert ReportS8
Pro-pot initiatives could give Barack Obama the election edge since marijuana legalization is the ultimate grassroots campaign.
Sign Off - Bon Voyage, Peter GwinnThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen takes a fond look back at Peter Gwinn's most memorable show moments.
Steve CollThe Colbert ReportS8
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll talks about ExxonMobil's corporate model, management and international reputation.
Cheating Death - Penis Curvature Cures & Single Women Sleep AidsThe Colbert ReportS8
The angle of the dangle can become a serious medical issue, and Stephen's favorite sleep aid, CNN Headline News, says women sleep better with a bed buddy.
Press Interruption at Barack Obama's Immigration AddressThe Colbert ReportS8
Conservative blogger Neil Munro cuts the president's immigration speech short, and Stephen reveals that he is also a member of the White House Press Corps reserve.
Paul KrugmanThe Colbert ReportS8
Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman discusses America's recessions and depressions, the effect of affluence on politics, and Europe's big economic mistake.
Operation Artificial Swedener - Sweden's ResponseThe Colbert ReportS8
Sweden reacts to Stephen's Twitter- takeover operation, mandating that only Swedes may participate in their national tweets.
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