The Colbert Report
The Word - The New Abnormal
Season 9 • 01/28/2013
Global warming bombards Australia, but CNN's Erick Erickson says it's best to just get used to it.
France & The Mali ConflictThe Colbert ReportS9
Anti-gay protestors flood Paris, while French President Francoise Hollande pursues Al Qaeda in Mali with sophisticated helicopter gunship.
Benghazi Attack HearingThe Colbert ReportS9
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stomps Senator Ron Johnson's Johnson during the Benghazi hearing, but conservative pundits say she faked her anger.
Sign Off - Stephen's MakeoverThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen takes Tavi Gevinson's fashion advice and embraces boy band hair.
Tavi GevinsonThe Colbert ReportS9
Fashionista Tavi Gevinson describes her online magazine, "Rookie, " the world of teenage girls, and effective fashion styles for Stephen.
France & The Mali Conflict - Edward BerensonThe Colbert ReportS9
Professor Edward Berenson discusses the colonial history of France, narcoterrorism in Mali, and the nature of French military force.
Michael ShellenbergerThe Colbert ReportS9
Co-founder of The Breakthrough Institute Michael Shellenberger explores global energy consumption, nuclear power and lessons from Frankenstein.
Intro - 1/28/13The Colbert ReportS9
Obama fights climate change, tensions rise in North Korea, and environmentalist Michael Shellenberger discusses nuclear power.
Rapiscan ScannersThe Colbert ReportS9
With the removal of TSA full-body scanners, America will never complete its national database of radical Islamic naughty parts.
The Axis of Evil of the Week - North KoreaThe Colbert ReportS9
North Korea calls America its archenemy, which is kind of a big commitment since America just got out of a 50-year archenemy thing with the Soviets.
The Word - The New AbnormalThe Colbert ReportS9
Australia adds new colors to the weather map for temperatures above 125 degrees, and conservatives hit the fifth stage of right-wing climate change grief: acceptance.
Gun Control & State SovereigntyThe Colbert ReportS9
State officials fight Obama's gun grab-o-rama by trying to outlaw the enforcement of federal gun control measures.
Sign Off - "Tenth of December"The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen glances over George Saunders' book, "Tenth of December: Stories."
George SaundersThe Colbert ReportS9
The MacArthur Grant Fellow uses analogies to explain why he prefers short stories over novels.
Guantanamo Bay Office ClosureThe Colbert ReportS9
The Obama administration reassigns the guy who failed to close Gitmo to a more cushy post: solving the Middle East.
Iran's Space Monkey & America's Ape MoratoriumThe Colbert ReportS9
Iran acquires weapons of macaque destruction, while the National Institute of Health retires 110 government-owned chimpanzees.
Gun Control & State Sovereignty - Cliff SloanThe Colbert ReportS9
The former associate White House counsel describes past nullification efforts during the Civil War and Brown v. Board.
Intro - 1/29/13The Colbert ReportS9
States wonder if they have to follow federal law, the war on terror persists, and George Saunders shares his critically-acclaimed book.
The Word - It Gets WorseThe Colbert ReportS9
Pro-DOMA lawyer Paul Clement thinks the struggle for gay rights has just been too successful, so it therefore must end in failure.
Intro - 1/30/13The Colbert ReportS9
Gays and lesbians advocate for same-sex marriage, the Ku Klux Klan makes big changes, and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates joins Stephen.
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