Hey there Hubsters! After a nice break week, it’s another week of fake news (and it seems The Colbert Report’s weeks are numbered). Any news from the break that you hope they cover? As always let us know what you hope they cover and what guests you’re looking forward to in the comments below! Stephen’s guests this week are two education policy specialists, two authors, and a basketball coach. Jon’s guests this week are an Environmental Protection Agency administrator, a senator, a morning show anchor, and an author.
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Tired of Fox News? So is ‘The Colbert Report’, who was on campus filming students. We caught up with a CC senior who had just been interviewed for the segment to mock Fox News making Columbia students look stupid. “So The Colbert Report is coming on with unreasonable demands—he holds up a picture of somebody and swooshes it by really fast and asks them to name which political official it was. The humor is that Columbia students are really smart and answer correctly, and he’s trying to make a funny shot and gets pissed off. So I was just interviewed to answer what are the three branches of government. I actually got 2 of them right the first time, and then they did the shot again where I got all three of them right—he said ‘Son of a bitch!’ and stormed off.”
The Comedy Central companion shows are two of the 45 teams from the media scene competing in the annual NYFEST industry soccer tournament on Saturday.
The staffs of The Daily Show, The Colbert Report and John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight will be among the teams slated to face off at a celebrity soccer tournament this weekend as part of NYFEST.
Since the speculation started and the announcement was made last week that Stephen Colbert will indeed take over for David Letterman, naturally people are talking about it. We’re losing two shows and then…