The Colbert Report
Season 4 • 08/13/2008
Dick Meyer says a better path to contentment is to think of other people first.
Reading the National EnquirerThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen is caught reading the National Enquirer at his desk.
Jane MayerThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen asks Jane Mayer why she has to see enhanced interrogation as the glass being half empty, instead of half full with a guy's face in it.
Olympic Opening CeremonyThe Colbert ReportS4
There's more than a whiff of totalitarianism about the Beijing Olympics, and it started with the opening ceremony.
Joey CheekThe Colbert ReportS4
Joey Cheek explains that China revoked his visa because of his attempt to bring attention to human rights abuses in Darfur.
Stephen's World RecordThe Colbert ReportS4
No one noticed that last night Stephen shattered the world record for total number of Colbert Reports.
Intro - 8/13/08The Colbert ReportS4
It turns out Ashcroft was lip-syncing "Let the Eagle Soar" while it was sung by a less attractive attorney general.
The Word - Blame Monica GoodlingThe Colbert ReportS4
Whoever hired Monica Goodling had no way of knowing she would interview employees for the Justice Department in a partisan manner.
John McCain Steals From WikipediaThe Colbert ReportS4
Wikipedia gets its facts from the American people, which means John McCain is now using the people's voice -- or at least lip-syncing to it.
Formidable Opponent - Offshore DrillingThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen and Stephen play three-card Monte to explain offshore drilling.
Dick MeyerThe Colbert ReportS4
Dick Meyer believes there's a difference between individualism and selfishness.
ThreatDown - Killer iPhonesThe Colbert ReportS4
Your iPhone's kill switch doesn't remove undesirable software -- it kills you.
Gold MedalsThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen expects everyone to have earned at least one gold medal when he's gone next week.
Bing WestThe Colbert ReportS4
Bing West says the soldiers did such a good job in Iraq that they changed the nature of the war.
The 1952 Helsinki Games - The Reindeer RoarsThe Colbert ReportS4
The 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games aren't really games at all. They're a war.
Intro - 8/14/08The Colbert ReportS4
The Russian invasion of Georgia continues -- turns out nested inside that truce was another war.
Jeopardy Shout-OutThe Colbert ReportS4
Alex Trebek mangles Stephen's show on "Jeopardy."
Burning Man Festival ConfusionThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen confuses footage of the Burning Man festival with the Democratic National Convention.
Up NextThe Colbert ReportS4
Stephen's never actually thought about what's on the air after his show.
Anniversary PanderingThe Colbert ReportS4
The Democrats exploit the anniversaries of the 19th Amendment and Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech.
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