The Colbert Report
Bad News About Good Unemployment News
Season 8 • 04/05/2012
"America's Newsroom" takes a big sunshine dump on the anti-Obama unemployment rain parade.
Sign Off - Second Peabody AwardThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight while caressing The Colbert Report's second Peabody award.
Robert BallardThe Colbert ReportS8
National Geographic explorer-in-residence Robert Ballard talks about "Save the Titanic," his documentary promoting its preservation and protection against tourism.
Peabody Award for Colbert Super PACThe Colbert ReportS8
Unlike most things, the Peabody award for Colbert Super PAC segments isn't just about Stephen.
Wilford Brimley Calls - Quaker Oats MakeoverThe Colbert ReportS8
After Larry the Quaker Oats mascot undergoes plastic surgery, Stephen gets a distressing call from Wilford Brimley.
Settling for Mitt RomneyThe Colbert ReportS8
Republicans must unite behind Mitt Romney so they can plummet toward victor in November.
Intro - 4/4/12The Colbert ReportS8
Republicans try to appeal to Latinos, a beloved American mascot gets a makeover, and Robert Ballard talks about the Titanic.
Sign Off - Lincoln TunnelThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight to his dirt bike commuting buddy.
Colbert's Very Wanted - Manatee MailboxThe Colbert ReportS8
A Valentine's Day manatee mailbox massacre, in Cocoa, FL, is just one violation in a string of serial manatee mailbox mutilations.
Anne RiceThe Colbert ReportS8
Novelist Anne Rice discusses her book "The Wolf Gift," and whether or not she fears an eternity of being poked in the hiney with a hot pitchfork.
Dirt Bike Badass in the Lincoln TunnelThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen catches the spirit of America popping wheelies in the Lincoln Tunnel during his morning commute.
Bad News About Good Unemployment NewsThe Colbert ReportS8
In the employment sector, things are getting better, but they're not getting more better any faster.
Searching for Mr. Right - Mitt Romney & Iowa's Steve KingThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney must pick a running mate who will help him appeal to women, Hispanics, African Americans, evangelical Christians and Republicans.
Bob LutzThe Colbert ReportS8
Auto executive Bob Lutz discusses the soul of the American car industry, Mitt Romney and the award-winning Chevy Volt.
Stephen Colbert's Shame Spiral - Senior Citizen GymnastsThe Colbert ReportS8
After a German senior citizen thrives at the 2012 Gymnastics World Cup, Stephen laments the cellulite on his thumb.
Sign Off - Remembering Mike WallaceThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen remembers the master of nailing an interview subject, Mike Wallace.
Easter Under Attack - Bunny vs. BilbyThe Colbert ReportS8
The Australian conservationists' Easter Bilby threatens the sacred holiday ritual of dying a rabbit pink and gorging on its chocolate offspring.
I Got the Tweets Like GrassleyThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen celebrates Chuck Grassley's minimalist Twitter feed and artistic aversion to typing.
Richard HershThe Colbert ReportS8
Higher education consultant Richard Hersh believes in challenging college students to develop their highest intellectual and emotional capabilities.
Stephen Colbert's Lady Heroes - Glen GrothmanThe Colbert ReportS8
While a fictitious war drives women from the GOP, Wisconsin repeals their Equal Pay Enforcement Act that allows legal recourse for women who receive less pay for equal work.
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