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, etc. But we know better.
If it didn’t mean we’d miss amazing films like Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Her, Spike Jonze could have a great career in late night. Earlier this week, the director helmed directed a surreal new opening to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, which you should watch here.
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 last night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,…
Colbert has always been a great proponent of space exploration and sciences, and it’s fantastic to see him geek out talking to Scott Kelly in orbit on The Late Show.
Noted geek celebrity Stephen Colbert took to the late show last night, and pointed out a Wall Street Journal article about how Star Wars is relatively unknown in China.
Our verdict? Plausible. Unlikely, but plausible. A slightly spoiler-filled analysis below.
Many of the presidential candidates are doing the best they can to interact with millennials, especially on Twitter — but none of them seems to be working as hard on it as Hilary Clinton.
Tim Cook appeared on Stephen Colbert’s new Late Show last night, and Colbert roasted Apple’s CEO with his usual charm.
Elon Musk has engineered a next-generation rocket and built an electric car empire. But on the Late Show last night Musk seemed very human, nervously chuckling as Stephen Colbert lobbed questions at him.
Even if you’ve already ditched live TV in favor of Netflix binges, you’ll probably want to watch Stephen Colbert’s first night hosting The Late Show.
When Stephen Colbert’s The Late Show launches on September 8 there will be a few surprising guests on his couch: Both Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick are booked for a very tech-focused first week. But that’s not the only hint that Colbert’s show might promise to be the most nerd-friendly late night show ever.
Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson are rightfully excited about the successful Pluto flyby of New Horizons. They’re so excited that they made a little video where Colbert brings his trademark layman curiosity to the proceedings (while also correcting Tyson on Pluto’s size and the temperature of the 9th circle of…
There is no question that Stephen Colbert is a J.R.R. Tolkien superfan. After all, it's the reason Peter Jackson gave Colbert a cameo in The Desolation of Smaug. And he's bidding farewell to Jackson's Hobbit films by dressing up as the characters.
Stephen Colbert has something to say to all of the scruffy-looking nerfherders who insist that the crossguard lightsaber in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is impractical: he's been a Star Wars fan a whole two weeks longer than the rest of us and he's using his knowledge to school us on lightsaber design.
Here's something to make your Monday a lot more interesting. Back in 2010, NPR decided to include Ray Bradbury's intense story "The Veldt" in its "Selected Shorts" series. And they chose none other than Stephen Colbert, the comedian and late-night host, to read it. Listen for yourself.
When will Stephen Colbert get his own superhero movie? On last night's Colbert Report, the comedian revealed that he secretly walked the floor of San Diego Comic-Con while dressed as Prince Hawkcat, the greatest superhero no one has heard of. He even set up a booth to pitch his Prince Hawkcat movie.
Not even Stephen Colbert is immune to the charms of Apple's new wearable. But his reasons might have less to do with "intimate communication directly from your wrist" and more about personal validation: "It's finally cool to wear a calculator watch!"
Thursday night's episode of The Colbert Report included a pretty lengthy interview with multi-industry mad scientist Elon Musk. Missed it because you were asleep (old fart) or don't own a TV (commie)? Don't sweat, we've got you covered.
The stars of Comedy Central's fake news hour are lending their support to the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative to benefit UNICEF by engaging in a hardcore battle to determine which of them is biggest fan. It's worth it to see Stewart be the one to take things too far, for a change.