The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 04/09/2012
Long-time auto executive Bob Lutz talks about his book "Car Guys vs. Bean Counters."
Intro - 4/4/12The Colbert ReportS8
Republicans try to appeal to Latinos, a beloved American mascot gets a makeover, and Robert Ballard talks about the Titanic.
Sign Off - Lincoln TunnelThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight to his dirt bike commuting buddy.
Bad News About Good Unemployment NewsThe Colbert ReportS8
In the employment sector, things are getting better, but they're not getting more better any faster.
Colbert's Very Wanted - Manatee MailboxThe Colbert ReportS8
A Valentine's Day manatee mailbox massacre, in Cocoa, FL, is just one violation in a string of serial manatee mailbox mutilations.
Anne RiceThe Colbert ReportS8
Novelist Anne Rice discusses her book "The Wolf Gift," and whether or not she fears an eternity of being poked in the hiney with a hot pitchfork.
Dirt Bike Badass in the Lincoln TunnelThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen catches the spirit of America popping wheelies in the Lincoln Tunnel during his morning commute.
Searching for Mr. Right - Mitt Romney & Iowa's Steve KingThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney must pick a running mate who will help him appeal to women, Hispanics, African Americans, evangelical Christians and Republicans.
Stephen Colbert's Shame Spiral - Senior Citizen GymnastsThe Colbert ReportS8
After a German senior citizen thrives at the 2012 Gymnastics World Cup, Stephen laments the cellulite on his thumb.
Sign Off - Remembering Mike WallaceThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen remembers the master of nailing an interview subject, Mike Wallace.
Easter Under Attack - Bunny vs. BilbyThe Colbert ReportS8
The Australian conservationists' Easter Bilby threatens the sacred holiday ritual of dying a rabbit pink and gorging on its chocolate offspring.
Bob LutzThe Colbert ReportS8
Auto executive Bob Lutz discusses the soul of the American car industry, Mitt Romney and the award-winning Chevy Volt.
I Got the Tweets Like GrassleyThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen celebrates Chuck Grassley's minimalist Twitter feed and artistic aversion to typing.
Richard HershThe Colbert ReportS8
Higher education consultant Richard Hersh believes in challenging college students to develop their highest intellectual and emotional capabilities.
Stephen Colbert's Lady Heroes - Glen GrothmanThe Colbert ReportS8
While a fictitious war drives women from the GOP, Wisconsin repeals their Equal Pay Enforcement Act that allows legal recourse for women who receive less pay for equal work.
Rick Santorum Leaves Presidential RaceThe Colbert ReportS8
Republican candidate Rick Santorum suspends his presidential campaign to avoid losing in his home state, according to speculation.
Tip/Wag - Coal Industry Crackdown & Box Spring BunkerThe Colbert ReportS8
The EPA regulates power plant carbon emissions, and a revolutionary box spring bunker stores up to 105 weapons.
Intro - 4/10/12The Colbert ReportS8
The Obama administration puts pressure on the coal industry, Stephen gets paid to explore the gender income gap, and Richard Hersh talks higher education.
Michelle Obama Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS8
First Lady Michelle Obama announces her endorsement of Barack Obama in the 2012 election, and pundit Sergeant Bryan Escobedo adds some gravitas.
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