Stephen Colbert

  • Why Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and online streaming are threatening cable companies

    Why Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and online streaming are threatening cable companies

    Comedy Central said last week that it will stream the comedy triumvirate of “The Daily Show,” “The Colbert Report,” and “South Park,” in their entirety, on Fancast.com. (Silly name, but whatever.) Beyond the “wow, neat” reaction, there’s something else going on here that we already hinted at a few days ago: what if people, seeing all there… Read More

  • Stephen Colbert Facebook group sets all kinds of records, Founding Fathers pleased

    Stephen Colbert Facebook group sets all kinds of records, Founding Fathers pleased

    We get it: everyone loves Stephen Colbert. Now the New York Times gets it, too. It interviewed the 16-year-old who started the Facebook group “1,000,000 For Stephen T Colbert,” and boy oh boy did the kid have tons of insight. What amazed me the most was how [Barack] Obama’s 1 Million Strong Group took more than 8 months to get about 380,000 members, but Colbert’s 1 Million… Read More

  • YouTube Wants To Question Stewart and Colbert

    With the debate over copyright between YouTube and Viacom heating up, the online video site is hoping that some of its biggest stars will help them out in the debate over fair use of TV clips. YouTube intends to question Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on what they think about Viacom’s decision to sue YouTube. The company needs 30 depositions from people to keep the legal battle going… Read More

  • Colbert Helps Explain The New AT&T, Cingular Deal

    Most of us are aware that Cingular has switched over to using the AT&T name instead. Not only is this another odd telecom move, it’s also confusing. Lucky for us, we have Stephen Colbert on our side to explain how it all works. His powerful graphs and gripping lingo make for an awesome clip to watch. The funny part is, it’s actually quite informative. Stephen Colbert Helps Explain… Read More

  • ILM Enters Stephen Colbert's Green Screen Lightsaber Contest

    In case you don’t watch the show, Colbert made a challenge to A/V nerds everywhere to take footage of him on a green screen waving a lightsaber around and insert in cool backgrounds – sort of like the movies Sin City or Sky Captain. Plenty of good entries were sent in, with some even making it on his show. Well, if you were thinking of doing one you can pretty much give up now that… Read More