The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 07/31/2012
Jeff Koons talks balloon animals and Studio in a School, an arts program for NYC public schools.
Stephen's Dressage Training Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS8
Former dressage Olympian Michael Barisone rejects Stephen's idea of horse mosh pits and "Dirty Dancing" competition routines.
Sign Off - "I Hate Everyone... Starting with Me"The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen enjoys Joan Rivers' autobiography, "I Hate Everyone... Starting with Me."
Mitt Romney's Disinterest in DressageThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney admits his disinterest in Ann Romney's dressage horse, Rafalca, and Charles Krauthammer slams the Romneys for being distracted with a hoity-toity sport.
Joan RiversThe Colbert ReportS8
Legendary comedian Joan Rivers explains why she hates the Olympics, babies, young people, old people and herself.
Rick Gorka's Press Outburst in PolandThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney wraps up his historic vacation to England, Israel and Poland, and checks three countries off the 1,000 Places to Offend People Before You Die list.
StePhest Colbchella '012 - RocktaugustfestThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen remounts his long-running, one-year festival tradition on NYC's USS Intrepid, with such talent as Santigold, Grizzly Bear, Grandmaster Flash, The Flaming Lips and Fun.
Stephen's Dressage Training Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen successfully completes a lifelong 20 minutes of dressage training on his 1,500-pound baseball steed.
Intro - 7/31/12The Colbert ReportS8
Horses define dressage, the world of music boasts big news, and American artist Jeff Koons discusses his work.
Rafalca's Impact on Mitt Romney's VP PickThe Colbert ReportS8
Ann Romney's horse, Rafalca, could have a major impact on the U.S. presidential election, while dressage is really all about budgeting.
Jeff KoonsThe Colbert ReportS8
American artist Jeff Koons explains his famous sculpture, "Blue Balloon Dog," the museumgoer's experience, and the importance of bringing art to underserved children.
Sport Report - Stephen Colbefrajilympic Expealacoverage! - Gymnastics & SwimmingThe Colbert ReportS8
The Olympic games are about making little foreign girls cry, and China's 16-year-old swimming sensation avoids checking Facebook mid-race.
The "Fiscal Cliff" Conundrum & Grover Norquist's Tax PledgeThe Colbert ReportS8
The Senate and House need to compromise on tax cuts, but Tax Master Grover Norquist holds Republicans to their no-tax blood oath.
John GrunsfeldThe Colbert ReportS8
NASA physicist John Grunsfeld maps out Curiosity's landing course and considers whether or not there's life on Mars.
Obama Administration's Birth Control MandateThe Colbert ReportS8
Women visit America's Planned Parenthoods to be hooked up to Yaz force-feeding tubes like sex-crazed, foie gras geese.
Better Know a District - Missouri's 3rd or 1st - Russ CarnahanThe Colbert ReportS8
Missouri's Russ Carnahan deals with redistricting and verifies that he is not a genetically modified ear of corn in a suit.
Thought for Food - USDA Meatless Mondays & Plant Communication ResearchThe Colbert ReportS8
"Meatless Mondays" erase "Trichinosis Tuesdays," and morally superior vegans are actually vicious kale killers.
Nancy Pelosi's BKAD Pact & the DISCLOSE Act FilibusterThe Colbert ReportS8
When it came to supporting the DISCLOSE act, Stephen made a deal with the devil -- and by "devil," he means Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Sign Off - Carrot NibbleThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight and snacks on a carrot.
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