The Colbert Report
Season 7 • 08/01/2011
Zappos' C.E.O. Tony Hsieh delivers "wow" and sells happiness.
Colbert Super PAC - For the ChildrenThe Colbert ReportS7
Little Charlie and Grace's mom won't let them have a Colbert Super PAC lemonade stand until Stephen can tell them what his Super PAC stands for.
Sign Off - Cone of SilenceThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen says goodnight with the Colbert Super PAC Cone of Silence over his head.
Buddy Roemer Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS7
Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer needs financial help from Iowans, but Trevor Potter has warned him not to discuss his campaign plans with Stephen.
Colbert Super PAC - Matthew Dowd & Ham RoveThe Colbert ReportS7
After consulting with Ham Rove and Matthew Dowd, Stephen calls on the Colbert Nation to determine the direction of his Super PAC.
The Republican Ring of PowerThe Colbert ReportS7
The debt crisis and "The Lord of the Rings" both have elaborate plots, too many characters to keep track of, and talking about either of them repels girls.
Sign Off - SneakersThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen shows off his sneakers from Zappos and ties his laces.
The Word - With Great Power Comes No ResponsibilityThe Colbert ReportS7
With the proposed Super Congress, only 12 lawmakers will have to make unpopular recommendations, and the rest of Congress can avoid blame.
"Three Billy Goats Gruff" Budget NegotiationsThe Colbert ReportS7
When handling budget negotiations, Troll Obama should never have let the Republican billy goats clomp over his bridge.
Intro - 8/1/11The Colbert ReportS7
Barack Obama makes a deal with Republicans, a new technology honors the dead, and Zappos' C.E.O. Tony Hsieh always does free returns.
From Ashes to BulletsThe Colbert ReportS7
Alabama company Holy Smoke turns loved ones' ashes into real bullets that can be used to hunt turkeys on Thanksgiving.
Tony HsiehThe Colbert ReportS7
Zappos' C.E.O. Tony Hsieh values weirdness in employees and delivers happiness to customers.
America's Credit Grating - David LeonhardtThe Colbert ReportS7
According to The New York Times' David Leonhardt, safeguarding America's credit rating requires reducing health costs and raising taxes.
Intro - 8/2/11The Colbert ReportS7
America's credit rating may be downgraded, the recession affects children, and Al Hunt has 42 years of journalistic experience in Washington.
America's Credit GratingThe Colbert ReportS7
America should handle credit ratings agencies the way it does all terrorists: by marching the marines into their offices and whisking them off to Gitmo.
Newt Gingrich's Twitter ScandalThe Colbert ReportS7
Allegations arise that 80% of Newt Gingrich's Twitter followers aren't real, but making up people may be the key to keeping his campaign alive.
Al HuntThe Colbert ReportS7
Bloomberg News' Al Hunt believes Barack Obama lost the debt ceiling negotiation, but he doesn't think the Republicans won.
Sign Off - GoodnightThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen shoots WristStrong bands into the audience and says goodnight.
Baby Teeth EconomyThe Colbert ReportS7
In order to get the soft tooth market back up, kids must reduce baby teeth inventory and stop losing teeth.
Sign Off - Official Flag UpdaterThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen considers the legitimacy of the states in his American flag sampler.
ThreatDown - Fake States, Sharia Weather & MonopolyThe Colbert ReportS7
The state of North Dakota may not exist, subversive weather blows into Arizona, and the classic American game of anti-trust law violation gets a makeover.
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