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  • Colbert grills Bill Clinton: You are the most famous example of workplace sexual misconduct

    06/06/2018 6:54:26 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/06/18 | John Bowden
    CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert grilled former President Clinton on Tuesday about his recent comments about Monica Lewinsky and the #MeToo movement. Colbert asked Clinton why he appeared surprised by questions about the Lewinsky affair during a recent interview, claiming that the incident was the most famous example of workplace sexual misconduct. "You seemed surprised that that question would come up," he asked on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." "That somehow, this had all been adjudicated in the past and that there was no reason to talk about it again, when it seems that the spirit of the #MeToo...
  • 'I'm like a breakup he can't get over': James Comey joins Stephen Colbert and mocks Trump

    04/18/2018 10:04:31 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 49 replies
    Chicago Trib ^ | 04/18/2018 | Emily Yahr
    CBS's "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert could barely contain his glee as he started his show on Tuesday night. "It's Comey Day, everybody!" he announced to his studio audience, who cheered wildly. Sure enough, Colbert and former FBI director James Comey - promoting his new book "A Higher Loyalty" - had plenty to discuss in regards to President Trump, the Russia investigation and much more. While making fun of Trump is one of Colbert's favorite activities, Comey was pretty even-keeled - until Colbert asked him about the president's tweeting habits. "In the last few days, he has called you 'Slippery...
  • 'How Do Grown Adults Still Worship Jesus?' Colbert's Trump Cartoon Mocks Christians on Easter

    04/02/2018 4:15:46 AM PDT · by blueyon · 58 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 4/01/18 | By Karen Townsend
    On Easter Sunday, Stephen Colbert’s anti-Trump animated cartoon show on Showtime, Our Cartoon President portrays President Trump as desperate to increase his waning support from evangelical voters. In “Church and State” he is caught on an open mic saying to Vice President Mike Pence that he would "cut off God’s penis” if his wife were to become pregnant as Joseph’s wife, the Virgin Mary, did. He also mocks the faith of Christians, wondering, "How do grown adults still worship Jesus?"
  • Yuck: Barrymore Hails Colbert for Making ‘The World a More Smarter, Educated Place’(BARF!)

    03/21/2018 8:20:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 32 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 3/20/2018 | Curtis Houck
    During the late Tuesday/early Wednesday edition of CBS’s The Late Show, actress Drew Barrymore professed her love for the work of liberal comedian and host Stephen Colbert, praising his work now and previously on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report as having taught her so much and made “the world a more smarter, educated place.” Barrymore had just come out on stage at the 12:03 a.m. Eastern mark when Colbert told her how pleased he was pleased to see her since “I have not seen you since I interviewed you in character on the old show, and back then, I couldn't...
  • Who will be next? Latin Edition

    12/02/2017 6:28:50 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-2-17 | MOTUS
    The #MeToo campaign has already taken a lot of on-air TV personalities down so you can’t help but wonder who will be next. I don’t think we’re ready as a nation to take down a non-conservative black man for inappropriate sexual behavior – that would be stereotyping and/or profiling. But by my calculations we’re up to Hispanics. So what do you think? Will it be Geraldo Rivera (aka Jerry Rivers)?or Esteban Colberto (aka Stephen Colbert)In case you’re unfamiliar, Esteban is Colbert's Mexican doppelganger and host of Colberto Reporto Gigante. Yet despite the fact that one could effectively argue that Esteban/Stephen...
  • Elizabeth Warren Really Doesn't Want to Talk About Al Franken Resigning

    11/22/2017 10:14:54 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 22, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    It's been a week since allegations of sexual harassment and groping emerged against Democrat Senator Al Franken. Some on the left have issued condemnations, others are circling the wagons in his defense. Over at SNL a number of women signed a letter of character, arguing Franken really is a good guy. JUST IN: Women staff of "Saturday Night Live" sign letter in support of Sen. Al Franken pic.twitter.com/osN6IwMgvB — NBC News (@NBCNews) November 21, 2017 Franken himself has issued half sincere apologies, saying he doesn't "remember" allegdely grabbing the behind of a young woman just a few years ago at...
  • Steve Bannon: Hollywood Actors Dumb as Ticks,’ Like ‘Pieces of Furniture'

    09/29/2017 11:30:50 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Daniel Nussbaum
    Breitbart News Executive Chairman Steve Bannon weighed in on the state of late-night television and Hollywood during a segment on Thursday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM. Co-hosting Thursday’s show with Breitbart London Editor-in-chief Raheem Kassam, Bannon noted that late-night hosts Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel were steadily upping their level of anti-Trump vitriol in order to compete with one another, and said Breitbart News’ Big Hollywood section was helping to expose celebrities for how “dumb” they are. “Andrew [Breitbart] always said, ‘Culture is up-river from politics,'” Bannon told a caller who asked about the influence of entertainment on...
  • Bozell & Graham Column: An Overwrought Hatefest At The Emmy Awards

    09/23/2017 12:49:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | September 23, 2017 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    The latest telecast of the Emmy awards on CBS drew the lowest audience ever, 11.4 million, and that is no surprise. This show could not have been more predictable -- quickly devolving into a boorish hours-long festival of Trump-bashing and Hillary-mourning. Awards shows used to be blockbusters for TV. But in the Age of Trump, they’re becoming screaming political spectacles, like the infamous Paul Wellstone funeral/pep rally of 2002. The red-state audience knows it’s going to be a leftist hootenanny attacking conservatives, all night long. Why put up with it? So they don’t bother. Naturally, the Hollywood crowd gave out...
  • Barf Alert: The real scandal:Attacks on James Martin say about the Church in America

    09/21/2017 7:26:10 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    La Croix ^ | September 2017 | John Gehring
    f you’re looking for a Catholic priest who inspires people - and makes them laugh and think - James Martin, SJ, is your guy.  At the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s annual conference, he’s greeted like a rock star by swarms of young Catholics who devour his books and remember him as Stephen Colbert’s “chaplain” on the Colbert Report. To say this is unusual is an understatement. Millennials are leaving the church in droves, turned off in part by an institution that has made opposition to same-sex marriage central to Catholic identity in the public square.This generation of Catholics remains inspired by the...
  • Guess What. Hollywood Doesn’t Care If You Watch The Emmys

    09/19/2017 12:12:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 55 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 18, 2017 | Jazz Shaw
    This morning Ed wrote about the anticipated (and delivered) crash and burn of the ratings for last night’s Emmys. I suppose I contributed to that in a small way since I was watching football. In my Twitter feed, I only saw two of the conservatives I follow commenting on the show so that seemed to be a fairly common practice among our tribe. The initial scoring put them in position to be one of the worst rated Emmys outings of the modern era. This led a few timid voices to meekly suggest this morning that just perhaps the show needs...
  • TV Ratings Sunday: Emmy Awards trending low again

    09/18/2017 8:41:10 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Tvbythenumbers ^ | September 18, 2017 | Rick Porter
    The 69th Emmy Awards are looking as though they’ll be at or near an all-time low in the ratings. CBS’ live telecast of the awards is currently showing a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 9.58 million viewers, compared to 2.5 and 9.69 million in last year’s preliminary ratings. CBS has ordered time zone-adjusted ratings, and we’ll update this post when they come in. Last year’s ceremony finished with a 2.8 and 11.3 million viewers and was the least-watched Emmy show on record. Elsewhere, “The Orville” is currently showing fairly steady numbers vs. its premiere, although it started after 8:30...
  • An America Beset By Immature Children Acting Out

    09/18/2017 5:00:41 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 8 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 9.18.2017 | David Blackmon
    Oh, well, we had three nights of rioting in St. Louis because a St. Louis jury acquitted a St. Louis cop who was falsely accused of murdering a St. Louis drug dealer six years ago. To hear the rioters tell it, this drug dealer was the second coming of Rosa Parks and just the best person who ever walked the sidewalks of St. Louis. I hadn’t said anything about this because riots in the greater St. Louis area have become such a regular occurrence since Barack Obama’s Justice Department began encouraging them and George Soros began funding professional rioters to...
  • Why Would Any Conservative Watch Late-Night TV?

    09/16/2017 3:11:00 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 105 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/16/2017 | Christian Toto
    Once upon a time Red State types were just like their Blue State brethren. They settled in for the night by watching Jay, Conan, Dave, or Jimmy. A few monologue jokes later, and they were off to dreamland with a grin on their faces. That was then, and by "then" we mean roughly five years ago. Today, some of the late-night faces have changed. Jay became Jimmy (Fallon). Dave gave way to Stephen (Colbert). And new talent like Trevor Noah, Jim Jefferies, and Chelsea Handler entered the arena. The entire tenor of late night changed, too. What was once a...
  • Stephen Colbert to Produce Donald Trump Cartoon Show for Showtime

    07/27/2017 5:55:53 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 16 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 27, 2017 | P.J. Gladnick
    It has been announced today that Showtime has given the go ahead for a 10 episode series of animated shows about President Donald Trump to air this Fall. So will this cartoon series be done in the spirit of good fun such as the way Vaughn Meader satirized John F. Kennedy in his First Family album over 50 years ago? Well, the fourth sentence of this Variety article reveals that probably won't be the case:
  • Ted Cruz Asked Stephen Colbert to ‘Humanize’ Him

    05/21/2017 4:36:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 61 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 21, 2017 | Lindsey Kupfer
    Former GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz once went on “The Late Show” and asked Stephen Colbert if he could “humanize” him. Colbert was explaining to an audience at New York mag’s Vulture Festival on Saturday that audiences can “smell a prepared answer” from a politician. “I don’t want to betray my guest because there’s what happens on-camera and off-camera, but I guess it’s okay because I don’t think [Ted Cruz] understood what he was asking,” the 53-year-old host said.
  • YIKES! CNN Statement Slams Trump for Knocking Cuomo, Lemon; ‘Beneath the Dignity of the Office’

    05/11/2017 3:00:25 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 70 replies
    MRC Newsbusters ^ | 05/11/2017 | Curtis Houck
    Not convinced the media is the opposition party yet? Well, Thursday provided another example as CNN issued a statement disguised as an editorial, blasting President Donald Trump for comments he made about liberal CNN hosts Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon as “beneath the dignity of the office of the President." Reported by Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter, he filled the role of network stenographer: "CNN says President Trump's latest anti-media attacks "are beneath the dignity of the office of the President." "In an interview with Time magazine, Trump insulted CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon and criticized MSNBC's Joe Scarborough....
  • Gaslighting ‘R Us

    05/11/2017 6:26:29 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-11-17 | MOTUS
    Attention Americans: when you’re not being manipulated you’re being gaslighted.Butt that’s okay, the looney left is so conditioned to watch and listen for the Pavlovian signals to indicate which way to the feed bag that they’d starve without proper direction from the media mavens.Unfortunately they sometimes  get their signals crossed, as they did at the Colbert show the other night. CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert (of ‘cock holster’ infamy) informed his audience Tuesday evening at the taping of the Late Show of the then-breaking news that FBI Director James Comey had just been fired by President Donald Trump. Colbert’s...
  • Video: Liberal Crowd at Colbert Show CHEERS Comey Firing

    05/10/2017 2:52:36 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/09/2016 | Kristinn Taylor
    How like sheep are liberals? Easily led, like lambs to the slaughter. CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert (of ‘cock holster’ infamy) informed his audience Tuesday evening at the taping of the Late Show of the then-breaking news that FBI Director James Comey had just been fired by President Donald Trump. Colbert’s liberal audience erupted in wild cheers at the news that their defeated 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s nemesis (over his handling of Clinton’s email investigation) was finally dealt justice. A stunned Colbert rebuked the audience, waving a shaming finger at them and saying, “Huge, huge Donald Trump fans...
  • From Johnny Carson to Stephen Colbert

    05/09/2017 1:31:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 94 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 9, 2017 | Dennis Prager
    In a monologue considered witty by teenagers, teenagers in adult bodies and those who hate President Trump, CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert said about President Trump, "The only thing your mouth is good for is being Vladimir Putin's c*** holster," and "You're turning into a real prick-tator." Witty? Not to many of us. And not just not witty but obscene, which is particularly disturbing because it was broadcast on network television, not cable television. But more than anything, it exemplified a trend in American life that one could identify without any exaggeration as the unraveling of civil society. To...
  • FCC to investigate, 'take appropriate action' on Colbert’s Trump rant

    Late night talk show host Stephen Colbert's controversial joke about President Trump drew the attention of the Federal Communications Commission. The agency received "a number" of complaints about Colbert's commentary earlier in the week, according to the FCC's chief. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai promised to "take the appropriate action" following a comprehensive investigation of Colbert's remarks. The FCC's response will depend on whether Colbert's remarks are considered "obscene."