The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 08/07/2012
Mark Shriver discusses his book, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver."
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Intro - 8/8/12The Colbert ReportS8
Digital science alters health, controversy crops up at breakfast, and Liza Mundy discusses how women are becoming heads of households.
Who's Honoring Me Now? - Psychonomic Bulletin & ReviewThe Colbert ReportS8
Scientists from Canada and New Zealand research "truthiness," a little world-changing concept Stephen tossed off on his first show in 2005.
Better Know a District - Minnesota's 5th - Keith EllisonThe Colbert ReportS8
Minnesota's Keith Ellison frightens Michele Bachmann and rejects a mock offer for Mitt Romney's VP slot.
Woody HarrelsonThe Colbert ReportS8
Actor Woody Harrelson talks about his long-lost friend Frankie Hyman and the inspiration for their Off-Broadway show, "Bullet for Adolf"
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