Video: I suppose for most normal people, seeing this collection of Stephen Colbert answering Lord of the Rings questions at the Late Show pre-taping is funny just because, ha ha, what a nerd, how did he ever function in society long enough to get a national late night talk show and so on. But we know better.
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Video: It's no secret that the Rio Olympic games, kicking off this August, are in serious trouble. There's crime. There's disease. There's Jaguar slaughter, and lots of other problems. Stephen Colbert recently summed up all the reasons that the Olympics will likely be a disaster in just five minutes.
Video: Sony plans to make a single movie out of emoji — but what if studios just remade every movie using the icons?
We all understand that the discovery of gravitational waves was a really big deal, but do you really understand what they are, why they're important, or how LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, found them? After watching this brilliant bit from the latest The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, you will.
Last Thursday night's episode of The Colbert Report in the US included a pretty lengthy interview with multi-industry mad scientist Elon Musk. If you don't have access to The Comedy Channel in Australia through Foxtel, don't sweat — we've got you covered.
Every now and then, a talk show host like your Lettermans or your Lenos will step out from behind their desks to make themselves vulnerable and open to question. There is no greater in my mind than the man himself, Stephen Colbert. Watch as he gets out from behind his desk to become the interviewee of Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Welcome to Monday Night Web Movie.
Many gathered around the tube for Stephen Colbert's feisty interview with everyone's favourite reclusive children's book author, Maurice Sendak. It's always a delight when old people weight in on new technology, and the highlight of the interview was Sendak's eloquent and nuanced condemnation of the ebook revolution.
So US President Obama lands in Canberra on Wednesday, and though PM Gillard won't yet confirm it, the Wall Street Journal suggests "a new and permanent US military presence in Australia" will be announced. Stephen Colbert's take: We're "Australian for f**ked."
The popular fake right-wing newscaster struggles to stay in character near the end of his tribute to Jobs. You may remember that Colbert famously whipped out an iPad at the Grammys last year, the first time the original iPad was seen out in the open.