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The RNC Has Inspired Stephen Colbert to Get Back In Character … As Stephen Colbert

Aloha, Stephen Colbert ... and aloha, Stephen Colbert!

Stephen Colbert hung up his Captain America shield after the season finale of The Colbert Report, then moved on to playing the role of himself on The Late Show. But in these trying times, we need a TV show egotist.

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Stephen Colbert as Caesar Flickerman, Roasting Presidential Candidates Hunger Games Style

Ladies and gentlemen and everyone in between, welcome to the 58th annual Hungry for Power Games.

I'm having a real hard time telling the difference between The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report these days.

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Goodnight, Sweet Prince: Watch Jon Stewart Announce His The Daily Show Retirement

Jon, but not forgotten.

As the news was breaking online last night that Jon Stewart will be leaving Comedy Central soon after nearly two decades, The Daily Show audience was learning the news first-hand from Stewart himself; and although I'm excited to see what Stewart does next, this clip is a bittersweet reminder of the humor, eloquence, and honesty that I'll miss watching on the regular.

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Everything is Awful, Jon Stewart Exiting The Daily Show

End of an era.

First Stephen Colbert, now this?

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17 Of Our Favorite Quotes, Tweets, and Moments For Feminism In 2014

Let's all feel good for a minute.

2014 certainly had its ups and downs, didn't it? But as this year comes to a close, let's take some time to focus on some of the ups. Namely, some of the fantastic videos, Twitter hashtags, interviews, and quotes from human beings which actually made us feel good about the state of the world for once.

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Watch a Bunch of Emotional Nerds Sing “We’ll Meet Again” in Perfect Colbert Report Finale

Just crying truth tears at my desk now, thank you.

After nine years of truthiness and patriotic rigor, Stephen Colbert signed off The Colbert Report last night in one of the most flawless TV finales I can ever remember seeing.

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Smaug Announces Endorsement for Rand Paul 2016 In Exclusive Colbert Report Interview

Never laugh at a live dragon, mothaf***a.

Among other things, Smaug also believes that his negative portrayal in the media is due to a liberal Hollywood bias, calls out the dragon triplets from Game of Thrones, invokes the Stand Your Ground law while defending his attempted murder of Bilbo Baggins, corrects Colbert's pronunciation of his name, and calls Benedict Cumberbatch a hack. What a most specially greedy, strong and wicked worm.

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Stephen Colbert Wants You to Stop Saying the New Lightsaber Crossguard Is Pointless, Here’s a Perfectly Good Explanation

Nation, we need to talk.

For 90 seconds of footage—or actually about 60 if you cut out the MPAA approval, blank screen, and closing logo—people sure have spent lot of time talking about the Force Awakens trailer and the lightsaber crossguard (AKA the menage à sabre). But Stephen Colbert finds your lack of suspension of disbelief disturbing, so here he is laying out his nerd cred for a lesson in lightsabers.

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Survey Shows Satire News Programs Inform People Better Than Actual News on Net Neutrality

Wait. Those "regular" news shows aren't just elaborate jokes?

Buried in a survey on whether or not most of the public in the United States opposes Internet fast lanes—they do, by the way—is a fun little chart showing viewers of which news programs felt they'd heard the most about net neutrality. Surprise! The Daily ShowThe Colbert Report, and Last Week Tonight are by far the top three. Go ahead and have a big belly laugh over Jon Stewart insisting he wasn't real news on Crossfire all those years ago.

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[UPDATED] Did You Miss Anita Sarkeesian Talking Gamergate On Colbert? We’ve Got The Video For You.

That happened.

Creator of Feminist Frequency Anita Sarkeesian surprised us late Wednesday by tweeting this photo of herself sitting at the famous desk of The Colbert Report. Sure enough, just a few hours later she sat with Stephen Colbert himself to discuss the Gamergate movement and online harassment. And The Mary Sue has the video in case you missed it.

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[UPDATED] HOLY FEMINIST FREQUENCY, BATMAN! Anita Sarkeesian is Going to Be On The Colbert Report TONIGHT!

Anita Sarkeesian, the woman behind Feminist Frequency just tweeted this and I think I may cry I'm so happy.

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Things We Saw Today: Our Game of Thrones Sweatshirt Of Choice

Misandry! (via Human)

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The Colbert Report Honors America’s First Woman In Space

I am a pioneer and so can you!

"Before Sally Ride flew, the only three females NASA had flown were two spiders and a monkey."

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[Updated] Marvel Turns To Comedy Central’s Colbert Report For Its Next Big Announcement

Well, at least they went with a giant nerd this time.

Just yesterday Marvel made a splash when they announced Thor would be replaced by a woman (and keep his moniker) in an upcoming title. They've just revealed there will be another announcement tonight, this time on The Colbert Report.

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Stephen Colbert’s Answer to Deadly Female Storm Study: Hurricane Butch McBalls

We got a front of TESTOSTERONE AND TERROR moving in from my fists...

In response to a controversial study released Monday that shows hurricanes with female names claim more lives, Stephen Colbert has devised a plan to prevent bias and stupidity from killing people this storm season. Enter Butch McBalls, Magnus Van Thundercrotch, and the Condo Killer—all of which technically are gender-neutral, right?

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Patrick Stewart Shares the Secrets of His Eternal Youth With Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report

There must be something in all that Earl Grey tea.

What if Gandalf, Professor X, Magneto, and Harry Potter joined forces? We'll never know, because the Harry Potter people didn't call Patrick Stewart or Ian McKellen to offer them a part in the movie franchise. It's OK, Patrick Stewart. The wounds will heal with time, which you've got plenty of — being that you're immortal and all.

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Stephen Colbert Paid Tribute to Letterman Like Only Stephen Colbert Can

He is The Late Show, and so can we.

Things have been moving pretty quickly since David Letterman announced his retirement last week, and though we're excited about Stephen Colbert as his replacement, it's sad to see Letterman go. No one feels this bittersweet emotion more than Stephen Colbert, and no one can express it quite like him, either.

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Colbert Takes On Massachusetts Upskirt Ruling for Freedom

what is this I don't even

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The good news: a day after the ruling Massachusetts state representatives voted in legislation that would apply a $5k fine and jail time to upskirting, with penalties twice that if the victim is a minor.

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Ms. Marvel on the Colbert Report


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Stephen Colbert is a notably giant nerd, but call me a cynic: I didn't think the news of a new Ms. Marvel would ping on his radar. Of course, I'm quite happy (and amused) to be wrong.

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The 7 Best Harlem Shake Videos the Internet’s Produced Since Last Week

Okay, folks. Looks like people really, really love the Harlem Shake meme that's still making the rounds. It might be slowly dying off at this point, but a number of late bloomers joined the party since we last posted about the best Harlem Shake videos the Internet's produced so far. Given that some of those made over the past week are actually quite good, they really deserve their own roundup. Hit the jump to check out the seven best Harlem Shake videos the Internet's produced since last week.

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