The Colbert Report
Season 9 • 02/19/2013
Emily Bazelon talks about empathy, the psychology of bullying, and her book, "Sticks & Stones."
Sign Off - "Here's the Deal"The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen pulls up David Leonhardt's book on his iPad.
Gavin NewsomThe Colbert ReportS9
The Lieutenant Governor of California shares his book, "Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government."
Nailed 'Em - Richard EggersThe Colbert ReportS9
One bank finally nails the highest level white-collar mortgage banker to date: a 68-year-old customer service representative.
Standard & Poor's Ratings LawsuitThe Colbert ReportS9
The government grows a pair and goes after S&P for giving AAA ratings to what they knew were worthless securities.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Lawsuit - David LeonhardtThe Colbert ReportS9
The New York Times Washington bureau chief David Leonhardt discusses S&P's defense, private bank suits and the AIG bailout.
St. Valentine's DayThe Colbert ReportS9
Valentine's Day should be spent guzzling skins full of wine, sacrificing goats to Venus, and whipping women to promote fertility.
Sign Off - GoodnightThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen fires off a few WristStrong bracelets.
Obama's Secretive Golf OutingThe Colbert ReportS9
America deserves to know who drove the golf cart, who rode shotgun and whether or not the president hit from the ladies' tee.
Russian Meteor StrikeThe Colbert ReportS9
After an unexpected and cataclysmic 10-ton meteor strike in Russia, NASA scrambles to improve its asteroid detection program.
Colbert Platinum - Huayra Sports Car, Phil Mickelson & Belle IsleThe Colbert ReportS9
The super rich acquire $1.2 million cup holders, Phil Mickelson takes drastic action against tax hikes, and Rod Lockwood plans to buy an island from Detroit.
Emily BazelonThe Colbert ReportS9
The senior editor of Slate discusses her book, "Sticks & Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy."
U.K. Horse Meat ScandalThe Colbert ReportS9
Everyone in Europe worries that they may be biting down on horse instead of their usual delicacy of pickled sheep brain.
Sport Report - International Soccer Corruption - Alexi LalasThe Colbert ReportS9
The former U.S. team member discusses the World Cup, American soccer and large-scale game fixing in Europe and Asia.
Norway's "National Firewood Night"The Colbert ReportS9
Nearly 20% of the Norwegian population tunes in to a 12-hour program on chopping and burning wood.
David GoldhillThe Colbert ReportS9
The Game Show Network CEO shares his book, "Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father -- and How We Can Fix It."
Sport Report - International Soccer CorruptionThe Colbert ReportS9
Match-fixing mobsters pay off referees and players in over 680 games, but a goalkeeper proves that no one man can be more corrupt than soccer can be boring.
Corporate Twitter HacksThe Colbert ReportS9
Burger King gains more Twitter followers during a hack attack, and Viacom increases brand awareness with a Millennial marketing hoax.
Lil BuckThe Colbert ReportS9
Lil Buck describes a Memphis street dance called jookin and teaches Stephen the beginner bug jump.
"Friends of Hamas" RumorThe Colbert ReportS9
Republicans demand the withdrawal of Chuck Hagel's Defense Secretary nomination after being tied to a suspicious, nonexistent organization.
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