The Colbert Report
France & The Mali Conflict
Season 9 • 01/24/2013
French President Francoise Hollande pushes a gay marriage bill and military action against Al Qaeda.
The Word - Win, Lose, or RedrawThe Colbert ReportS9
Since the losing party never gets to pick the president, Republican legislators propose allocating electoral college votes by congressional district.
Tip/Wag - Montpelier School District, TheAtlasphere.com & Florida OfficialsThe Colbert ReportS9
An Ohio school arms its janitors, The Atlasphere helps Ayn Rand lovers find love, and Florida addresses its python problem.
Alpha Dog of the Week - Virginia State Senate RepublicansThe Colbert ReportS9
Republicans push a redrawn state political map past Democrats by introducing it on a day when one Democrat was off attending Obama's inauguration.
Beyonce's Lip-GateThe Colbert ReportS9
America was led to believe that Beyonce had delivered the most stirring rendition of the national anthem since Francis Scott Key sang it at the first Super Bowl.
Sally FieldThe Colbert ReportS9
The award-winning actress talks about Mary Lincoln's tragic life, Hollywood and the audition that swayed Steven Spielberg.
Benghazi Attack HearingThe Colbert ReportS9
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stomps Senator Ron Johnson's Johnson during the Benghazi hearing, but conservative pundits say she faked her anger.
Sign Off - Stephen's MakeoverThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen takes Tavi Gevinson's fashion advice and embraces boy band hair.
Tavi GevinsonThe Colbert ReportS9
Fashionista Tavi Gevinson describes her online magazine, "Rookie, " the world of teenage girls, and effective fashion styles for Stephen.
France & The Mali Conflict - Edward BerensonThe Colbert ReportS9
Professor Edward Berenson discusses the colonial history of France, narcoterrorism in Mali, and the nature of French military force.
France & The Mali ConflictThe Colbert ReportS9
Anti-gay protestors flood Paris, while French President Francoise Hollande pursues Al Qaeda in Mali with sophisticated helicopter gunship.
Michael ShellenbergerThe Colbert ReportS9
Co-founder of The Breakthrough Institute Michael Shellenberger explores global energy consumption, nuclear power and lessons from Frankenstein.
Intro - 1/28/13The Colbert ReportS9
Obama fights climate change, tensions rise in North Korea, and environmentalist Michael Shellenberger discusses nuclear power.
The Word - The New AbnormalThe Colbert ReportS9
Australia adds new colors to the weather map for temperatures above 125 degrees, and conservatives hit the fifth stage of right-wing climate change grief: acceptance.
Rapiscan ScannersThe Colbert ReportS9
With the removal of TSA full-body scanners, America will never complete its national database of radical Islamic naughty parts.
The Axis of Evil of the Week - North KoreaThe Colbert ReportS9
North Korea calls America its archenemy, which is kind of a big commitment since America just got out of a 50-year archenemy thing with the Soviets.
Gun Control & State SovereigntyThe Colbert ReportS9
State officials fight Obama's gun grab-o-rama by trying to outlaw the enforcement of federal gun control measures.
Sign Off - "Tenth of December"The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen glances over George Saunders' book, "Tenth of December: Stories."
George SaundersThe Colbert ReportS9
The MacArthur Grant Fellow uses analogies to explain why he prefers short stories over novels.
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