The Colbert Report
cOlbert's Book Club - Tobias Wolff & "The Catcher in the Rye"
Season 9 • 09/10/2013
Writer Tobias Wolff doesn't think schools should teach J.D. Salinger's best-known work.
The Colbert ReportS9 Egypt's Stork Bust
With tensions running high in Egypt, everyone suspects everyone else of espionage, including birds.
The Colbert ReportS9 Ronald Reagan on the Syrian Conflict
Conservatives like Bill O'Reilly have an unconditional ability to know what Super Reagan would do at any given time.
The Colbert ReportS9 Billie Jean King
Tennis legend Billie Jean King talks about her 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match against Bobby Riggs.
The Colbert ReportS9 Tip/Wag - Iowa, Bigger Pants & Recent Articles
Disability rights activists support gun permits for the blind, bigger pants make Stephen feel thinner, and recent articles ruin the fun in dissected human cadavers.
The Colbert ReportS9 Syrian Conflict Action Plan
Congress knows that the only thing less popular than attacking Syria is Congress, so clearly, Congress must approve an attack on Syria.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - Spider Reagan
Stephen plays with political action figures.
The Colbert ReportS9 cOlbert's Book Club - J.D. Salinger
America chooses not to attack Syria, and Stephen gets ready to discuss the biggest initials in 20th century literature.
The Colbert ReportS9 cOlbert's Book Club - Shane Salerno on J.D. Salinger
"Salinger" author and director Shane Salerno talks about J.D. Salinger's lost love Oona O'Neill and the reason for Seymour Glass' suicide in "A Perfect Day for Bananafish."
The Colbert ReportS9 cOlbert's Book Club - Better Know a Salinger
J.D. Salinger flunked out of school his sophomore year because he hadn't read the sophomore book assignment -- because he hadn't written it yet.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sign Off - cOlbert's Book Club - J.D. Salinger's Glass Family
Stephen thanks members of the fictional Glass family.
The Colbert ReportS9 cOlbert's Book Club - Tobias Wolff & "The Catcher in the Rye"
"This Boy's Life" author Tobias Wolff explains why he prefers Holden Caulfield to J.D. Salinger's Glass family.
The Colbert ReportS9 Barack Obama's Footgate & Secret Muslim Code
Conservative radio host Andrew Shea King accuses Obama of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood because he put his foot on the Oval Office desk.
The Colbert ReportS9 America's Got Serious Reservations About This - Syria
President Obama tries to sell Americans on a Syria strike, but Russia outmaneuvers the U.S. on a chemical weapons surrender plan.
The Colbert ReportS9 Sheryl Crow
Grammy winner Sheryl Crow talks about country music and anti-war activism.
The Colbert ReportS9 New York City Mayoral Primary
Anti-kitten Republican Joe Lhota moves to the general election, and Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio wins the gay vote against a lesbian.
The Colbert ReportS9 America's Got Serious Reservations About This - Syria - Rand Paul
Senator Rand Paul says no to diplomacy, no to Obama's plan and no to regime change in Syria.
The Colbert ReportS9 Vladimir Putin's Op-Ed Photos
Vladimir Putin writes an anti-American opinion piece in The New York Times and steals pictures from Stephen's Facebook page.
The Colbert ReportS9 Philip Mudd
Former FBI Senior Intelligence Advisor Philip Mudd talks about Al Qaeda, Syria, Colin Powell's WMD speech and enhanced interrogation techniques.
The Colbert ReportS9 Better Know a District - Washington's 7th - Jim McDermott
Congressman Jim McDermott edits the Pledge of Allegiance, supports gay marriage and throws a large salmon Stephen's way.
The Colbert ReportS9 Vladimir Putin's Op-Ed on U.S. Intervention in Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin criticizes Obama for promoting American exceptionalism in his Syria speech.
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