Posts tagged "stephen colbert"

Kacey Musgraves, Fashionably ‘Late to the Party’ on ‘Colbert’

Last night, Kacey Musgraves made her Late Show With Stephen Colbert with a lovely performance of her gorgeously sighing Pageant Material highlight, "Late to the…
Andrew Unterberger / January 9, 2016

Killer Mike Discusses Barbershops, Bernie Sanders, and Parent-Teacher Meetings on ‘Colbert’

Would-be Georgia gubernatorial candidate and all-around civic activist Killer Mike made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, where he discussed…
Harley Brown / January 6, 2016

Run the Jewels Promise ‘Squawk the Jewels’ and More Oddball Remixes in New ‘Colbert’ Sketch

By now you've all heard of Meow the Jewels, Run the Jewels' remix of their outstanding sophomore album using nothing but cat sounds as backing beats, but Late…
James Grebey / September 17, 2015

Paul Simon and Stephen Colbert Dueted on ‘Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard’

For the past few weeks, fans have wondered who'd play last night's Late Show With Stephen Colbert episode after the host noted that he'd booked a Paul…
Brennan Carley / September 12, 2015

Kendrick Lamar Will Be Stephen Colbert’s First Musical Guest on ‘The Late Show’

Stephen Colbert officially takes The Late Show stage on September 8, where he'll welcome Kendrick Lamar as his first musical guest, Variety reports. The scheduled appearance…
Rachel Brodsky / August 11, 2015

Pavement Invited to Reunite on Stephen Colbert’s New Show, Says Bob Nastanovich

Update: Bob Nastanovich has reached out via Twitter to clarify his comments on the podcast. "Not so fast. I hope I'm right," he explained. "No…
Colin Joyce / July 23, 2015

Watch Stephen Colbert Interview Eminem on Michigan Public Access Cable

Stephen Colbert may be minus one show on Comedy Central right now, but today he turned up on — of all things — a Michigan…
Rachel Brodsky / July 1, 2015

Stephen Colbert Hires Jon Batiste As ‘Late Show’ Bandleader

According to CBS, New Orleans musician Jon Batiste will lead the charge as Stephen Colbert's bandleader on the host's upcoming Late Show. For those unfamiliar with…
Brennan Carley / June 4, 2015

Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut a Brand-New Song on ‘The Colbert Report’

As The Colbert Report winds down its ten-season run, the Comedy Central talk show welcomed its final musical guest on Tuesday night: Kendrick Lamar. The…
Kyle McGovern / December 17, 2014

Neil Young and ‘Crazy Host’ Debate Saving the Earth on ‘The Colbert Report’

The conservative blowhard Stephen Colbert plays on his show seems like he would be Neil Young's worst nightmare. Yet the two managed to come together for a…
James Grebey / October 15, 2014

See Stephen Colbert Perform ‘The Ballad of Cliven Bundy’

Once more, the Cliven Bundy standoff crosses over into our world. Earlier this week, progressive author and activist Sean Shealy launched a Facebook page for…
Chris Martins / April 25, 2014

Congrats, Stephen Colbert: The Letterman Successor’s 13 Best Music Moments

Stephen Colbert will take over from David Letterman as the host of The Late Show, CBS has announced. The switch won't take place until after Letterman's…
Marc Hogan / April 10, 2014

Watch St. Vincent Almost Force Stephen Colbert Out of Character

Annie Clark's interview on The Colbert Report last night, which you can watch above, starts with Stephen asking whether to call her St. Vincent or…
Marc Hogan / February 26, 2014

The National Dust Off ‘Silver Bells’ With Gregg Allman on ‘Colbert’

The Colbert Report is celebrating the holidays with "Christmas Carol Week," a week-long series that pairs host Stephen Colbert with various musical guests for collaborative…
Kyle McGovern / December 17, 2013

The Black Keys Would Like to Examine Stephen Colbert’s Prostate

Ladies and gentlemen, the Brown Keys. Thursday night on The Colbert Report, Stephen dropped his "November Sweeps Prostacular," inspired by the theoretically ratings-boosting on-air colonoscopies recently…
Chris Martins / November 15, 2013

Stephen Colbert Swears the Daft Punk Fiasco, and His MTV Bashing, Wasn’t a Stunt

Stephen Colbert has explained why Daft Punk failed to show up on The Colbert Report on August 6. Giving a nearly hour-long interview on The…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

If Viacom’s Daft Punk’ing Was a Stunt, the Big Winner Is Stephen Colbert

Here's a crucial part of Stephen Colbert's appeal: The sometimes far-fetched statements his faux-pundit character makes tend to be rooted in emotional truths. In his…
Marc Hogan / August 10, 2013

Paul McCartney Stages Beatles Invasion on ‘Colbert’ Hour-Long Special

Paul McCartney is set to give a Must-See performance at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this weekend, but first the ex-Beatle decided to hijack The Colbert…
Kyle McGovern / June 13, 2013

Paul McCartney to Embark on a(n Hour-)Long and Winding ‘Colbert Report’ Episode

Paul McCartney will turn 71 years young on June 18, but he hasn't gotten any less active in his old age. Just a few weeks…
Jordan Sargent / June 5, 2013

Dave Grohl Explains His Superhuman Productivity on ‘Colbert’

Dave Grohl does not stop. The 44-year-old Foo Fighter is already working on the Wasting Light rockers' next album, after wrapping guest hosting duties on…
Kyle McGovern / February 14, 2013
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