The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 11/14/2012
One mysterious algorithm on Wall Street makes up 4% of all trades.
2072: Race to the White OrbThe Colbert ReportS9
The 2016 presidential election is really pre-heating up, but America needs to know the favorites for 2020 and 2072.
Tip/Wag - Pranab Mukherjee, Brazilian Scientists, Sonia SotomayorThe Colbert ReportS9
The Hindu festival of lights follows liberal orders, Brazil researchers cure erectile dysfunction in rats, and Justice Sonia Sotomayor knocks princesses.
Newt Gingrich Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS9
The former presidential candidate explores historical fiction, George Washington's leadership and America's future moon base.
Intro - 11/13/12The Colbert ReportS9
Government officials become role models, and former Speaker Newt Gingrich discusses his novel, "Victory at Yorktown."
Newt Gingrich Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS9
The former House Speaker discusses Mitt Romney's campaign, the Latino vote and the dangers of Super PACs.
Tony Kushner Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS9
Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner describes how "Lincoln" is a bit like a state basketball tournament movie.
Tony Kushner Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS9
Tony Kushner introduces a clip from "Lincoln" and explains how Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln are similar.
High-Frequency Trading - Christopher SteinerThe Colbert ReportS9
The journalist examines the Flash Crash of 2010, nanosecond trading, and the algorithms behind Wall Street.
High-Frequency TradingThe Colbert ReportS9
Much like Maroon 5, computer traders make money just by churning out the same formula over and over again.
Cheating Death - Flu-Fighting MethThe Colbert ReportS9
Science determines that other than brain damage, heart disease, severe weight loss, psychosis and destroying people's lives, meth is beneficial.
Chris StringerThe Colbert ReportS9
Paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer shares his book, "Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth."
Millennial Generation Soup CampaignThe Colbert ReportS9
Music and edgy online graphics capture the rebellious spirit of America's hottest liquid food trend, Campbell's "Go" soups.
General's HospitalThe Colbert ReportS9
David Petraeus's affair is all anybody in Washington can talk about, which might be why the country is in financial ruin.
Sign Off - The Colbert Report's Seventh AnniversaryThe Colbert ReportS9
America was thoughtlessly holding its presidential campaign during the show's seven-year anniversary.
Intro - 11/15/12The Colbert ReportS9
The CIA combats a scandal, meth doubles as medicine, and paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer reveals that all humans came from Africa.
Jake TapperThe Colbert ReportS9
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper explores the fiscal cliff, the war in Afghanistan, and the Taliban's assault on Combat Outpost Keating.
Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude - Pope Benedict XVIThe Colbert ReportS9
In his book "Jesus of Nazareth," Pope Benedict XVI proves that he has not read the Gospel of the Little Drummer Boy.
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