The Colbert Report
Intro - 8/6/12
Season 8 • 08/06/2012
A chicken sandwich tears America apart, and legendary folk singer Pete Seeger joins Stephen.
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.
Mars Rover LandingThe Colbert ReportS8
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA celebrates a successful Mars rover touchdown with unsuccessful high-fiving.
Sign Off - "Pete Seeger: In His Own Words"The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen showcases Pete Seeger's book, "Pete Seeger: In His Own Words."
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.
Steve King's Dogfighting DefenseThe Colbert ReportS8
Iowa Congressman Steve King is not afraid to fight the Humane Society's "We Don't Enjoy Animals Being Tortured for Our Amusement" branch.
Mark ShriverThe Colbert ReportS8
The VP of Save the Children's U.S. Programs, Mark Shriver, talks about his father's civic contributions, the War on Poverty, and the importance of investing in kids.
Mitt Romney's Protective Press Pool & Running Mate CluesThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney allows unprecedented, wall-to-wall coverage of the real Mitt, but his historic VP decision hinges on Wikipedia.
Sport Report - Stephen Colbefrajilympic Expealacoverage! - Soft Anti-AmericanismThe Colbert ReportS8
If 400-meter gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross really loved America and American exceptionalism, she would have carried the flag during every race.
Liza MundyThe Colbert ReportS8
Journalist Liza Mundy shares her book, "The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners is Transforming Sex, Love and Family."
Cheating Death - Sensor-Enabled Pills & Facelift Bungee CordsThe Colbert ReportS8
A digital pill alerts family members when it reaches grandma's digestive tract, and Facelift Bungee is the only beauty aid that can secure luggage to the car roof.
Sign Off - Vacsa StrapThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight and applies Vacsa Strap.
Obamacare & Pizza CostsThe Colbert ReportS8
Consumers should be willing to swallow a less than 1% increase in Papa John's prices since they are willing to swallow Papa John's pizza.
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