The Colbert Report
Thought for Food - USDA Meatless Mondays & Plant Communication Research
Season 8 • 08/02/2012
The USDA encourages workers to avoid meat, and British scientists say that plants speak and suffer.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sport Report - Stephen Colbefrajilympic Expealacoverage! - Gymnastics & Swimming
The Olympic games are about making little foreign girls cry, and China's 16-year-old swimming sensation avoids checking Facebook mid-race.
The Colbert ReportS8 The "Fiscal Cliff" Conundrum & Grover Norquist's Tax Pledge
The Senate and House need to compromise on tax cuts, but Tax Master Grover Norquist holds Republicans to their no-tax blood oath.
The Colbert ReportS8 John Grunsfeld
NASA physicist John Grunsfeld maps out Curiosity's landing course and considers whether or not there's life on Mars.
The Colbert ReportS8 Obama Administration's Birth Control Mandate
Women visit America's Planned Parenthoods to be hooked up to Yaz force-feeding tubes like sex-crazed, foie gras geese.
The Colbert ReportS8 Better Know a District - Missouri's 3rd or 1st - Russ Carnahan
Missouri's Russ Carnahan deals with redistricting and verifies that he is not a genetically modified ear of corn in a suit.
The Colbert ReportS8 Nancy Pelosi's BKAD Pact & the DISCLOSE Act Filibuster
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.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - Carrot Nibble
Stephen says goodnight and snacks on a carrot.
The Colbert ReportS8 Chris Hayes
The host of MSNBC's "Up with Chris Hayes" explains America's housing bubble, elitism and the difference between educational opportunities and outcomes.
The Colbert ReportS8 Rafalca's First Day of Dressage
Ann Romney's Olympic horse captures a 70.243 score in dressage, which might be great if anyone knew what that meant.
The Colbert ReportS8 Thought for Food - USDA Meatless Mondays & Plant Communication Research
"Meatless Mondays" erase "Trichinosis Tuesdays," and morally superior vegans are actually vicious kale killers.
The Colbert ReportS8 Pete Seeger
Legendary folk artist Pete Seeger talks about his former Communist Party affiliation, his socialist musician father and the rights to his songs.
The Colbert ReportS8 Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day
Chick-fil-A stumbles on a strategy to help struggling businesses: associate your product with a divisive political position and wait for the cash to roll in.
The Colbert ReportS8 Intro - 8/6/12
Chicken sandwiches divide America, a congressman takes a surprising stance on animal rights, and Stephen has a hammer for Pete Seeger.
The Colbert ReportS8 Mars Rover Landing
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory at NASA celebrates a successful Mars rover touchdown with unsuccessful high-fiving.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sign Off - "Pete Seeger: In His Own Words"
Stephen showcases Pete Seeger's book, "Pete Seeger: In His Own Words."
The Colbert ReportS8 Steve King's Dogfighting Defense
Iowa Congressman Steve King is not afraid to fight the Humane Society's "We Don't Enjoy Animals Being Tortured for Our Amusement" branch.
The Colbert ReportS8 Mark Shriver
The VP of Save the Children's U.S. Programs, Mark Shriver, talks about his father's civic contributions, the War on Poverty, and the importance of investing in kids.
The Colbert ReportS8 Mitt Romney's Protective Press Pool & Running Mate Clues
Mitt Romney allows unprecedented, wall-to-wall coverage of the real Mitt, but his historic VP decision hinges on Wikipedia.
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