The Colbert Report
Tavis Smiley & Cornel West
Season 8 • 04/19/2012
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West discuss America's poverty and inequality.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Intro - 4/23/12The Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney makes a picnic gaffe, and former Texas School Board Chairman Don McLeroy rejects evolution.
Tip/Wag: Pheromone Parties & Arizona's "Pre-life" LawsThe Colbert ReportS8
Pheromone parties encourage premarital smelling, and Arizona lawmakers declare that pregnancy begins two weeks before conception.
Don McLeroyThe Colbert ReportS8
Former Texas Board of Education Chairman Don McLeroy discusses the documentary "The Revisionaries," science in textbooks and religious conservatism.
Magnus CarlsenThe Colbert ReportS8
The world's third youngest Chess Grand Master Magnus Carlsen discusses game strategy and stardom.
"I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)"The Colbert ReportS8
Maurice Sendak endorses Stephen's inspirational children's book about a pole trying to find his place in the world.
Super Tuesday II: Election Boogaloo - Death Match in HellawareThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen's election night team covers five primaries with major consequences for the five GOP hopefuls.
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