The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 11/28/2011
Siddhartha Mukherjee explains why longer life expectancies result in a higher incidence of cancer.
The Word - The 1%The Colbert ReportS8
Congress takes for granted American troops' willingness to make greater sacrifices than the rest of society.
Intro - 11/17/11The Colbert ReportS8
The congressional super committee struggles to formulate a deficit-cutting plan, and Susan Orlean discusses the life of celebrity dog Rin Tin Tin.
Thought for Food - Pushy PopsThe Colbert ReportS8
Pushy Pops finally addresses the most annoying part of eating: the pause between putting food in your face and putting more food in your face.
Sign Off - Shout Out to The Black BellesThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen gives a shout out to his former backing band, The Black Belles, who have released their self-titled album.
People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive 2011The Colbert ReportS8
The old, glossy, multicolored lady has done the unthinkable by crowning Bradley Cooper the Sexiest Man Alive.
Stephen Colbert's meReportersThe Colbert ReportS8
CNN lays off 50 staff members, and Stephen gets in on the uncompensated future of news at the meReporters 6700.
Intro - 11/28/11The Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney launches an attack on Barack Obama, CNN unveils a new approach to journalism, and Siddhartha Mukherjee chronicles the history of cancer.
Tip/Wag - Barack Obama's Omission, Mitt Romney's Ad & Lululemon's TaglineThe Colbert ReportS8
Barack Obama forgets that Jesus was at the first Thanksgiving, Mitt Romney takes Obama's words out of context, and Lululemon endorses Objectivism.
Violent Black FridayThe Colbert ReportS8
The orgy of Black Friday Christmas shopping proves that America is back, and Americans will get their gifts by any means necessary.
Siddhartha MukherjeeThe Colbert ReportS8
Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses the history and science of cancer.
Yahweh or No Way - Altered Catholic Mass, Papal Seat Belt & Offensive Vodka AdThe Colbert ReportS8
The Catholic Church revises the liturgy, Pope Benedict XVI gets caught riding the Popemobile without a seat belt, and a vodka ad offends Jews and Christians alike.
Sign Off - Tinariwen' AlbumThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen thanks Tinariwen for their performance and plugs their album "Tassili."
Intro - 11/29/11The Colbert ReportS8
Herman Cain's campaign gets rocked again, the Catholic Church makes a dramatic change, and North African band Tinariwen performs.
Tinariwen with Kyp Malone & Tunde AdebimpeThe Colbert ReportS8
Eyadou ag Leche of Tinariwen discusses his band's Western musical influences and the band members' days in Muammar al-Gaddafi's rebel training camps.
Stephen SondheimThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen Sondheim discusses the complexity of his characters and rates Stephen's performance in "Company."
Conservative SiriThe Colbert ReportS8
The iPhone's archconservative voice recognition assistant, Siri, can neither locate an abortion clinic in Manhattan nor understand foreigners.
Newt Gingrich Denies LobbyingThe Colbert ReportS8
Newt Gingrich denies the liberal media's charges that he raked in cash by lobbying his former colleagues and future fellow lobbyists.
Better Know a District - Massachusetts' 4th - Barney Frank UpdateThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen honors Barney Frank's retirement from Congress with an encore presentation of his second ever Better Know a District.
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