The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 08/01/2012
John Grunsfeld discusses NASA's rover, Curiosity, and its quest for organic compounds on Mars.
Jeff KoonsThe Colbert ReportS8
American artist Jeff Koons explains his famous sculpture, "Blue Balloon Dog," the museumgoer's experience, and the importance of bringing art to underserved children.
StePhest Colbchella '012 - RocktaugustfestThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen remounts his long-running, one-year festival tradition on NYC's USS Intrepid, with such talent as Santigold, Grizzly Bear, Grandmaster Flash, The Flaming Lips and Fun.
Stephen's Dressage Training Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen successfully completes a lifelong 20 minutes of dressage training on his 1,500-pound baseball steed.
Intro - 7/31/12The Colbert ReportS8
Horses define dressage, the world of music boasts big news, and American artist Jeff Koons discusses his work.
Rafalca's Impact on Mitt Romney's VP PickThe Colbert ReportS8
Ann Romney's horse, Rafalca, could have a major impact on the U.S. presidential election, while dressage is really all about budgeting.
Sport Report - Stephen Colbefrajilympic Expealacoverage! - Gymnastics & SwimmingThe Colbert ReportS8
The Olympic games are about making little foreign girls cry, and China's 16-year-old swimming sensation avoids checking Facebook mid-race.
The "Fiscal Cliff" Conundrum & Grover Norquist's Tax PledgeThe Colbert ReportS8
The Senate and House need to compromise on tax cuts, but Tax Master Grover Norquist holds Republicans to their no-tax blood oath.
Obama Administration's Birth Control MandateThe Colbert ReportS8
Women visit America's Planned Parenthoods to be hooked up to Yaz force-feeding tubes like sex-crazed, foie gras geese.
John GrunsfeldThe Colbert ReportS8
NASA physicist John Grunsfeld maps out Curiosity's landing course and considers whether or not there's life on Mars.
Better Know a District - Missouri's 3rd or 1st - Russ CarnahanThe Colbert ReportS8
Missouri's Russ Carnahan deals with redistricting and verifies that he is not a genetically modified ear of corn in a suit.
Thought for Food - USDA Meatless Mondays & Plant Communication ResearchThe Colbert ReportS8
"Meatless Mondays" erase "Trichinosis Tuesdays," and morally superior vegans are actually vicious kale killers.
Nancy Pelosi's BKAD Pact & the DISCLOSE Act FilibusterThe Colbert ReportS8
When it came to supporting the DISCLOSE act, Stephen made a deal with the devil -- and by "devil," he means Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Sign Off - Carrot NibbleThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight and snacks on a carrot.
Chris HayesThe Colbert ReportS8
The host of MSNBC's "Up with Chris Hayes" explains America's housing bubble, elitism and the difference between educational opportunities and outcomes.
Rafalca's First Day of DressageThe Colbert ReportS8
Ann Romney's Olympic horse captures a 70.243 score in dressage, which might be great if anyone knew what that meant.
Pete SeegerThe Colbert ReportS8
Legendary folk artist Pete Seeger talks about his former Communist Party affiliation, his socialist musician father and the rights to his songs.
Chick-fil-A Appreciation DayThe Colbert ReportS8
Chick-fil-A stumbles on a strategy to help struggling businesses: associate your product with a divisive political position and wait for the cash to roll in.
Intro - 8/6/12The Colbert ReportS8
Chicken sandwiches divide America, a congressman takes a surprising stance on animal rights, and Stephen has a hammer for Pete Seeger.
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