The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 11/03/2011
Nathan Wolfe investigates deadly pandemics in his book "The Viral Storm."
The Colbert ReportS8 The Word - Bite the Hand That Feeds You
The pets of wealthy Americans have more disposable income than most poor people, suggesting a simple answer for closing the income gap.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - White Castle & Beer
Stephen says goodnight with a pint of Michael Pollan's home-brewed beer and a White Castle Crave Crate.
The Colbert ReportS8 Michael Pollan
Author Michael Pollan tries to cut through the confusion of food advertising claims with commonsense guidelines in his book "Food Rules."
The Colbert ReportS8 Muffingate
The Department of Justice releases a full-color, 151-page cost report proving no government money was wasted on muffins.
The Colbert ReportS8 Intro - 11/2/11
America's income gap worsens, the government investigates federal waste, and Michael Pollan discusses his book "Food Rules."
The Colbert ReportS8 Ghost Sex
An Ohio family photographs what they purport to be ghosts having sex in their house.
The Colbert ReportS8 European Investment Prospectus
China won't bite on Europe's turd panini, so Stephen enlists the help of Hans Beinholtz to tempt possible investors.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - Purell
Stephen pumps Purell into his hands and says goodnight.
The Colbert ReportS8 Intro - 11/3/11
Europe tries to save the Greek economy, media coverage of Herman Cain's sexual harassment scandal continues, and Nathan Wolfe discusses pandemics.
The Colbert ReportS8 Colbert Super PAC - Herman Cain's Fundraising & Rush Limbaugh's Stereotypes
Herman Cain's sexual harassment scandal doesn't hurt his campaign fundraising, and Rush Limbaugh shares his racial stereotype expertise.
The Colbert ReportS8 Nathan Wolfe
Dr. Nathan Wolfe discusses the emergence of new viruses and their potential effect on people around the world.
The Colbert ReportS8 Niall Ferguson
Niall Ferguson explains that the U.S. economy has been the biggest in the world, since 1872, but will be overtaken by China in 2016.
The Colbert ReportS8 Colbert Super PAC - Issue Ads
Make Us Great Again creates a Rick Perry ad, and the Nebraska Democratic Party skirts campaign finance limits with Ben Nelson's issue ads.
The Colbert ReportS8 Colbert Super PAC - Issue Ads - Trevor Potter
Trevor Potter explains how the Colbert Super PAC can adopt Karl Rove's tactic of adopting Ben Nelson's issue ad tactic.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - Goodnight
Stephen looks over American Crossroads' FEC request to make issue ads and says goodnight.
The Colbert ReportS8 Blood in the Water - Larry Taylor's Anti-Semitic Slur
Stephen turns to the Bigot-O-Tron 9000 to analyze the physiological phenomenon that caused Representative Larry Taylor to use an anti-Semitic slur.
The Colbert ReportS8 Colbert Platinum - Wealth Under Siege
Hargrave markets yachts as a necessity for escape, and Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel funds a network of artificial Libertarian islands.
The Colbert ReportS8 Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers believes that "Saturday Night Live"'s Weekend Update provides an alternative for Americans unfulfilled by mainstream news options.
The Colbert ReportS8 Herman Cain Won't Be Stopped
Herman Cain appears on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" shortly after a fourth woman steps forward with graphic sexual harassment accusations.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - Custom Escape Yacht
Stephen asks Hargrave Custom Yachts for his boat.
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