The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 11/14/2012
One mysterious algorithm on Wall Street makes up 4% of all trades.
The Colbert ReportS9 2072: Race to the White Orb
The 2016 presidential election is really pre-heating up, but America needs to know the favorites for 2020 and 2072.
The Colbert ReportS9 Tip/Wag - Pranab Mukherjee, Brazilian Scientists, Sonia Sotomayor
The Hindu festival of lights follows liberal orders, Brazil researchers cure erectile dysfunction in rats, and Justice Sonia Sotomayor knocks princesses.
The Colbert ReportS9 Newt Gingrich Pt. 1
The former presidential candidate explores historical fiction, George Washington's leadership and America's future moon base.
The Colbert ReportS9 Intro - 11/13/12
Government officials become role models, and former Speaker Newt Gingrich discusses his novel, "Victory at Yorktown."
The Colbert ReportS9 Newt Gingrich Pt. 2
The former House Speaker discusses Mitt Romney's campaign, the Latino vote and the dangers of Super PACs.
The Colbert ReportS9 Tony Kushner Pt. 1
Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner describes how "Lincoln" is a bit like a state basketball tournament movie.
The Colbert ReportS9 Tony Kushner Pt. 2
Tony Kushner introduces a clip from "Lincoln" and explains how Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln are similar.
The Colbert ReportS9 High-Frequency Trading - Christopher Steiner
The journalist examines the Flash Crash of 2010, nanosecond trading, and the algorithms behind Wall Street.
The Colbert ReportS9 High-Frequency Trading
Much like Maroon 5, computer traders make money just by churning out the same formula over and over again.
The Colbert ReportS9 Cheating Death - Flu-Fighting Meth
Science determines that other than brain damage, heart disease, severe weight loss, psychosis and destroying people's lives, meth is beneficial.
The Colbert ReportS9 Chris Stringer
Paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer shares his book, "Lone Survivors: How We Came to Be the Only Humans on Earth."
The Colbert ReportS9 Millennial Generation Soup Campaign
Music and edgy online graphics capture the rebellious spirit of America's hottest liquid food trend, Campbell's "Go" soups.
The Colbert ReportS9 General's Hospital
David Petraeus's affair is all anybody in Washington can talk about, which might be why the country is in financial ruin.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - The Colbert Report's Seventh Anniversary
America was thoughtlessly holding its presidential campaign during the show's seven-year anniversary.
The Colbert ReportS9 Intro - 11/15/12
The CIA combats a scandal, meth doubles as medicine, and paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer reveals that all humans came from Africa.
The Colbert ReportS9 Jake Tapper
Senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper explores the fiscal cliff, the war in Afghanistan, and the Taliban's assault on Combat Outpost Keating.
The Colbert ReportS9 Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude - Pope Benedict XVI
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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