The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 04/24/2012
Stephen challenges Norwegian Chess Grand Master Magnus Carlsen to rock- paper-scissors.
Mitt Romney's Picnic GaffeThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney's daily minute of spontaneity contains 59 seconds of awkwardness.
Steve Doocy's Silver Spoon Subtext ReportingThe Colbert ReportS8
Barack Obama makes a cowardly statement about Mitt Romney's wealth, made all the more cowardly by the fact that he never said it.
Intro - 4/23/12The Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney makes a picnic gaffe, and former Texas School Board Chairman Don McLeroy rejects evolution.
Tip/Wag: Pheromone Parties & Arizona's "Pre-life" LawsThe Colbert ReportS8
Pheromone parties encourage premarital smelling, and Arizona lawmakers declare that pregnancy begins two weeks before conception.
Don McLeroyThe Colbert ReportS8
Former Texas Board of Education Chairman Don McLeroy discusses the documentary "The Revisionaries," science in textbooks and religious conservatism.
"I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)"The Colbert ReportS8
Maurice Sendak endorses Stephen's inspirational children's book about a pole trying to find his place in the world.
Super Tuesday II: Election Boogaloo - Death Match in HellawareThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen's election night team covers five primaries with major consequences for the five GOP hopefuls.
Canada's Currency CoupThe Colbert ReportS8
The Royal Canadian Mint seeks world currency status and develops the first glow-in-the-dark coin.
Magnus CarlsenThe Colbert ReportS8
The world's third youngest Chess Grand Master Magnus Carlsen discusses game strategy and stardom.
NASA Retires Discovery & Drops SpacebookThe Colbert ReportS8
The Discovery shuttle makes a final flight to the Smithsonian, and NASA loses the Spacebook race.
Cheating Death - Crash Diet Feeding Tubes & Scrotum Gel InjectionsThe Colbert ReportS8
Feeding tubes help brides drop 20 pounds in 10 days, and sperm-murdering jelly injections prove highly effective.
Intro - 4/25/12The Colbert ReportS8
Liberals and conservatives find common ground, and Harvard University's Michael Sandel reveals what money can't buy.
Michael SandelThe Colbert ReportS8
Harvard University's Michael Sandel illustrates the ethical and moral concerns regarding the growing role of money and market values in society.
The Word - United We Can't Stand ThemThe Colbert ReportS8
Saving the planet by demonizing immigrants gives liberals and conservatives something they can do together.
Intro - 4/26/12The Colbert ReportS8
Republicans create an anti-Obama ad, Super PACs go to college, and musician Jack White releases his solo album, "Blunderbuss."
Sign Off - Montclair Film FestivalThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen highlights "Flat Daddy," a military family documentary in New Jersey's inaugural Montclair Film Festival.
Barack Obama's Slow Jam BacklashThe Colbert ReportS8
Old, gray-haired Barack Obama successfully panders to the youth vote, but Republicans emphasize the difference between class clown and class president.
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