The Colbert Report
NSA Phone Surveillance
Season 9 • 06/06/2013
The FBI orders Verizon to hand over customers' "telephony metadata."
Monsanto's Modified Wheat - Laurie GarrettThe Colbert ReportS9
Science journalist Laurie Garrett explains how Senator Roy Blunt's Farmer Assurance Provision protects Monsanto and its zombie wheat.
Monsanto's Modified WheatThe Colbert ReportS9
Monsanto swears it destroyed all its genetically modified wheat from 2005 -- and to make sure no one ever found the remains, they buried that wheat in a field.
Commando of SteelThe Colbert ReportS9
Superman's costume in "Man of Steel" clearly shows the outline of his Fortress of Solitude.
Sign Off - Amber Waves of FrankengrainThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen strokes a bushel of genetically modified wheat.
Photojournalists vs. iPhonesThe Colbert ReportS9
The Chicago Sun-Times lays off its entire photography department and requires its reporters to learn iPhone camera basics.
Intro - 6/5/13The Colbert ReportS9
Food engineering goes haywire, photojournalism receives bad news, and Jonathan Alter shares his book on Barack Obama's relationship with Republicans.
John Mellencamp, Stephen King & T Bone Burnett - Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS9
John Mellencamp, Stephen King and T Bone Burnett reveal the inspiration behind their Southern gothic, supernatural musical.
John Mellencamp, Stephen King & T Bone Burnett - Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS9
Out of Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett, T Bone is the only person with social skills.
Colbert Classic - Spy Training with Peter EarnestThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen relives his undercover education at the International Spy Museum.
Sign Off - Nose TapThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen sends a secret signal and says goodnight.
NSA Phone SurveillanceThe Colbert ReportS9
The Nation Security Agency collects millions of phone records from Verizon, and unlike during the Bush administration, this time it's the Obama administration.
Dan SavageThe Colbert ReportS9
Dan Savage shares his book, "American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics."
The Imploding Muslim Country of the Week - Turkey - Omer TaspinarThe Colbert ReportS9
Professor Omer Taspinar predicts further polarization between Turkey's conservative religious masses and its liberal upper class.
Edward Snowden's NSA LeaksThe Colbert ReportS9
The NSA says it cannot intentionally target U.S. citizens -- just like how a handheld massager is for neck cramps and cannot be used to intentionally target anywhere else.
Sign Off - The Imploding Muslim Country of the Week BoothThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen signs off in the Sabra hummus booth.
The Imploding Muslim Country of the Week - TurkeyThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen practices a time-honored editorial process, and Turkish protestors target Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Cold War Update - Nuclear Launch CareersThe Colbert ReportS9
Instead of feeling honored by their monumental duty, nuclear launch crews complain about being stuck in dead-end careers.
Chewbacca's TSA EncounterThe Colbert ReportS9
The TSA finally joins the Empire in their fight against the Rebel Alliance by detaining Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew.
Daniel BergnerThe Colbert ReportS9
"What Do Women Want?" author Daniel Bergner explains that women may be just as promiscuous as men.
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