The Colbert Report
Billie Jean King
Season 9 • 09/09/2013
Tennis star Billie Jean King discusses sexism in sports and her PBS "American Masters" profile.
John PrineThe Colbert ReportS9
Folk legend John Prine recalls his time working as a mailman and explains why he's opposed to twerking.
cOlbert's Book Club & The Couch BunkerThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen assigns any book by J.D. Salinger except "Catcher in the Rye" and touts the latest product in home protection.
Intro - 9/5/13The Colbert ReportS9
Christine Quinn and Bill de Blasio vie for New York City mayor, gun owners get good news, and acoustic legend John Prine joins Stephen.
Kitten Subway Crisis & The New York City Mayoral RaceThe Colbert ReportS9
Mayoral candidate Joe Lhota goes after the key anti-kitten demographic after two lost kittens shut down America's largest transportation system.
Smile File - Ariel Castro & The Eric Bolling Sunshine ExpressThe Colbert ReportS9
Fox News' Eric Bolling recommends that more prisoners should hang themselves like Ariel Castro to save taxpayer dollars.
Egypt's Stork BustThe Colbert ReportS9
With tensions running high in Egypt, everyone suspects everyone else of espionage, including birds.
Ronald Reagan on the Syrian ConflictThe Colbert ReportS9
Conservatives like Bill O'Reilly have an unconditional ability to know what Super Reagan would do at any given time.
Tip/Wag - Iowa, Bigger Pants & Recent ArticlesThe Colbert ReportS9
Disability rights activists support gun permits for the blind, bigger pants make Stephen feel thinner, and recent articles ruin the fun in dissected human cadavers.
Syrian Conflict Action PlanThe Colbert ReportS9
Congress knows that the only thing less popular than attacking Syria is Congress, so clearly, Congress must approve an attack on Syria.
Sign Off - Spider ReaganThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen plays with political action figures.
Billie Jean KingThe Colbert ReportS9
Tennis legend Billie Jean King talks about her 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match against Bobby Riggs.
cOlbert's Book Club - Tobias Wolff & "The Catcher in the Rye"The Colbert ReportS9
"This Boy's Life" author Tobias Wolff explains why he prefers Holden Caulfield to J.D. Salinger's Glass family.
cOlbert's Book Club - J.D. SalingerThe Colbert ReportS9
America chooses not to attack Syria, and Stephen gets ready to discuss the biggest initials in 20th century literature.
cOlbert's Book Club - Shane Salerno on J.D. SalingerThe Colbert ReportS9
"Salinger" author and director Shane Salerno talks about J.D. Salinger's lost love Oona O'Neill and the reason for Seymour Glass' suicide in "A Perfect Day for Bananafish."
cOlbert's Book Club - Better Know a SalingerThe Colbert ReportS9
J.D. Salinger flunked out of school his sophomore year because he hadn't read the sophomore book assignment -- because he hadn't written it yet.
Sign Off - cOlbert's Book Club - J.D. Salinger's Glass FamilyThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen thanks members of the fictional Glass family.
Barack Obama's Footgate & Secret Muslim CodeThe Colbert ReportS9
Conservative radio host Andrew Shea King accuses Obama of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood because he put his foot on the Oval Office desk.
America's Got Serious Reservations About This - SyriaThe Colbert ReportS9
President Obama tries to sell Americans on a Syria strike, but Russia outmaneuvers the U.S. on a chemical weapons surrender plan.
Sheryl CrowThe Colbert ReportS9
Grammy winner Sheryl Crow talks about country music and anti-war activism.
New York City Mayoral PrimaryThe Colbert ReportS9
Anti-kitten Republican Joe Lhota moves to the general election, and Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio wins the gay vote against a lesbian.
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