While Jon Stewart was away directing his first film in the Middle East, CNN took the opportunity to revamp Crossfire. One of the first politically polarizing talk shows on the first cable news network, Crossfire had a 22-year run before it was shut down in 2004, after Stewart called the show "partis ... More >>
As you know, we're currently gearing up for our annual Best of Denver issue, which will hit streets and computer terminals near you next week. How best to get you geared up for our latest opus? By sharing the funniest award-winners from 2012. Who has Denver International Airport penis envy -- and wh ... More >>
Stephen Colbert, as a real human being, is useless to us. Yes, that's a very selfish thing to say, but we all know it's true. When he's stepped out of character in the past for interviews on Fresh Air or Meet the Press, it's mildly interesting, but it's interesting in the same way that it was intere ... More >>
Update: The shooting of an elk in Boulder by an on-duty police officer has stirred controversy and prompted a candlelight vigil; get more information from our previous coverage, on view below. The latest developments: Boulder police chief Mark Beckner addressed concerned community members at a meeti ... More >>
From the "In case you missed it" file: On Thursday's hilarious "Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger" segment, viewable below, The Colbert Report's Stephen Colbert weighed in on the fact that no students have signed up to live in CU-Boulder housing that allows guns -- a story our Sam Levin first report ... More >>
If University of Denver officials ever needs a hype man, they need look no further than Stephen Colbert, whose preview segment about tonight's debate at DU (it's on view below) would've put Flavor Flav to shame. With the DU debate logo behind him, he whipped up the crowd about "the Mile High Match-u ... More >>
Does a bear shit in the woods -- and outside a convention center? That question was answered when pranksters placed a pile of blue poo under "I See What You Mean," the Lawrence Argent sculpture that's known as the Big Blue Bear. Inspired, one critic turned her eyes to DIA's "Mustang," and his hindqu ... More >>
Cappuccinos for kids? On a recent episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert tipped his hat to Brooklyn baristas for creating the diminutive coffee drinks and "hooking babies on the foam dragon." And why not? Getting our nation's spawn to recognize the dual benefits of espresso addiction and eff ... More >>
"Man, I used to really love that song until it got played to death!" How many times have you heard somebody say that? It's a legitimate gripe, especially if you work in place where the radio is played day and night. You inevitably suffer hearing the same goddamn songs hundreds of times a day. It's e ... More >>
"Mustang" is ready for its close-up -- but don't get too close to the genital area of Luis Jiménez's giant horse, as The Colbert Report did in its hilarious piece on all the phallic symbolism at Denver International Airport. And Blucifer also just made Travel Leisure's list of the "World's ... More >>
Video below.Denver International Airport conspiracy theories just got a boost from one Stephen Colbert. Last night, as part of The Colbert Report's preview to 2012, and those Mayan prophecies that are supposed to spell our doom, he intoned the phrase, "When the end times come, the last words ... More >>
Video below.What's the scandal involving Rupert Murdoch's media empire got to do with Colorado? Plenty, according to none other than Stephen Colbert, whose report last night about the "five-time Illuminati Dark Lord of the Month" contained not one but two references to our fair state -- which ... More >>
There's nothing like found footage to showcase a wide cross-section of humanity's most maladapted, inept and bizarre, and as far as that goes, nothing beats the original. Since 1991, Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett have been collecting old VHS tapes, and in 2004, they started editing down the we ... More >>
Comedy Central announced an awards show devoted to comedy today. It will be called The Comedy Awards and will air simultaneously on Comedy Central, VH1, Spike, TV Land and Nick at Night on March 26. On one hand, comedy does tend to get boned in the other major awards, particularly the Oscars ... More >>
Ken Buck.On Sunday, Ken Buck compared homosexuality to alcoholism during a nationally televised Meet the Press debate with Senator Michael Bennet -- and host David Gregory also brought up Buck's decision not to file rape charges in a much-debated 2005 case. Not that it matters much, accordin ... More >>
David Sirota.KOA's Mike Rosen unloaded on AM 760's David Sirota earlier today, arguing that Sirota's claims about Rosen's comment regarding an Islamic Center near Ground Zero, which got Rosen branded the worst person in the world by MSNBC's Keith Olbermann, twisted what was obviously a satiri ... More >>
Colbert greets Steinhauser.Is Ken Buck the poster child for Tea Party candidates who were never into witchcraft? Yes, judging by the appearance on last night's edition of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report of Brendan Steinhauser, the director of state and federal campaigns for FreedomWorks, ... More >>
Carol Burdick and friend.When Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert first "reported" about Carol Burdick, who says she was evicted from her apartment for putting a Peeps display over her door, he said her treatment was proof of a War on Easter -- which is a lot like the War on Christmas, except wi ... More >>
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Poor Vincent Van-Peep -- with only one ear...This week's scheduled trial of Carol "Chay" Burdick, who was threatened with eviction over a Peeps-centric Easter display, has been delayed -- which didn't stop Stephen Colbert from grilling Burdick's lawyer, John Pineau, on the Wednesday episode o ... More >>
Stephen Colbert and John Pineau -- sort of.Yesterday, we told you that attorney John Pineau -- who represents Carol "Chay" Burdick in a dispute that pits Peeps against possible eviction -- had agreed to speak to The Colbert Report's Stephen Colbert about a trial delay without commenting on th ... More >>
Carol "Chay" Burdick in her previous appearance on The Colbert Report.Yesterday, we let you know that an upcoming trial in which Boulder's Carol "Chay" Burdick would face off against the landlord who told her to remove a marshmallow Peeps Easter display or face eviction had been delayed until ... More >>
Carol "Chay" Burdick as she appeared on "The Colbert Report:" Peep this.On March 30 and 31, a trial in Boulder County Court will tackle an issue of tremendous importance -- one that could impact the way in which all Americans worship and celebrate a higher power. Peeps. The case involves Ca ... More >>
Oh, Magic Cyclops, how do we love you? Let us count the ways. Although he's had a spate of bad luck recently, namely being completely shafted by Hotels.com, who maxed his credit card while he was in New York, which ultimately left him penniless and starving for a few days until he could board ... More >>
Jared Polis sucking one down on "The Colbert Report."Representative Jared Polis' decision to beer bong a Coors Light during a Monday appearance on The Colbert Report was hilarious, but it also carried the risk of political consequences. As of yesterday morning, commentators in politically cor ... More >>
Representative Jared Polis getting his drink on with an assist from Stephen Colbert.Representative Jared Polis beat Doug Lamborn and Betsy Markey to the healthcare-town-hall punch, staging a session on Monday. Not that the event got much attention. After all, that evening, Polis starred in th ... More >>
A masked Stephen Colbert.One more quick hit about Jared Polis' beer-bonging appearance on The Colbert Report. On his Twitter feed earlier this week, host Stephen Colbert tweeted the following: "Can't believe Jared Polis called me gay. Ridiculous. In other news, totally fired up for Project Ru ... More >>
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cEven Better-er Know a District - Colorado's 2nd - Jared Poliswww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorMeryl Streep It's one of those TV moments when you're thinking, "He won't do that. He wouldn't possibly do that." And then he doe ... More >>
Before Congressman Jared Polis' constituents got a chance to see him do a beer bong with Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report last night, they had the opportunity to watch him do something else unusual -- host a healthcare town hall that didn't deteriorate into scarlet-faced, neck-tendon-displayin ... More >>
Adam Brickley on "The Colbert Report" last year. Alaska governor Sarah Palin's surprise announcement on Friday that she'll be leaving her office eighteen months early because -- well, just because -- distressed many of the GOP faithful. But it didn't upset Adam Brickley, the Colorado blogger credit ... More >>
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