The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 02/20/2012
Author Ann Patchett extolls the benefits of shopping at local bookstores.
Intro - 2/14/12The Colbert ReportS8
A health care mandate forces Catholic groups to provide birth control, government may ban cell phone use in cars, and William Broad studies the science of yoga.
Sign Off - Stephen's Friend Lou-DogThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen howls goodnight with his friend Lou.
Tip/Wag - Gay Building Marriage & Transportation Safety Board Cell Phone BanThe Colbert ReportS8
A Seattle woman saves a building by marrying it, and the National Transportation Safety Board rejects Americans' constitutional right to tear down the highway while texting.
Contraception CrusadeThe Colbert ReportS8
Barack Obama launches a vengeful health care crusade against the Catholic church, essentially forcing priests to hand out condoms at mass.
William BroadThe Colbert ReportS8
The New York Times' William Broad explores the sexual benefits of yoga as well as its potential health risks.
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 2012The Colbert ReportS8
Although surely wonderful in their own way, members of the shelter dog underclass are just not Kennel Club material.
Sign Off - Caught LookingThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen admires his eyes in the mirror and says goodnight.
Rick Santorum's Energy War AlarmThe Colbert ReportS8
Rick Santorum calls on humans to husband the earth's resources before fracking her good all night long.
Intro - 2/20/12The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen quells wild Internet rumors about his time off and puts Joan Rivers' outrageous speculation to rest.
Mitt Romney & Donald Trump in MichiganThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney attempts to connect to Michigan voters and brings out the biggest, tannest, most leathery gun of them all: Donald Trump.
Ann PatchettThe Colbert ReportS8
Novelist Ann Patchett discusses the importance of brick-and-mortar bookstores and explains what prompted her to open Parnassus Books in Nashville.
Sign Off - Dark Lord of the SithThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen transforms himself into a Sith Lord and cackles maniacally.
Intro - 2/21/12The Colbert ReportS8
Congress attacks Colbert Super PAC, a new sport takes America by storm, and Robert Kagan counsels Mitt Romney on international affairs.
Robert KaganThe Colbert ReportS8
Author Robert Kagan talks about advising Mitt Romney on foreign policy and explores America's use of military force in international affairs.
Colbert Super PAC - Nancy Pelosi's Ad & Barack Obama's Super PACThe Colbert ReportS8
Nancy Pelosi smears Stephen in an effort to pass the Disclose Act, and Barack Obama reverses his stand on super PACs as his reelection campaign solicits donations.
Douchebag ShowdownThe Colbert ReportS8
Prince Creme Brawlee of Monaco makes the mistake of getting in the face of all-American super-douche Adam Hock and pays the price.
Better Know a District - California's 8thThe Colbert ReportS8
In 1906, an earthquake struck California's 8th district, leveling San Francisco and marking the last time anyone could afford to live there without six roommates.
Intro - 2/22/12The Colbert ReportS8
Lent gets off to a thunderous start, corporations know too much about consumers, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi joins Stephen.
Stephen's Lenten SacrificeThe Colbert ReportS8
As America's most famous Catholic, Stephen must set a good example during Lent.
The Word - Surrender to a Buyer PowerThe Colbert ReportS8
By using predictive analytics, Target doesn't just track when customers buy sheets, they know what customers are doing between the sheets.
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