Stephen Colbert

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22 Sep, 2015

Lates Show interview

Interview

Trump is interviewed by Colbert on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. They talk about immigration and Trump’s plan to build a wall across the border. The interview closes with a section where Trump has to guess whether certain statements were made by him or Colbert.

Colbert: I am going to throw you a big fat meatball to hit out of the park now. This is the last time you ever have to answer this question if you hit the ball: Barack Obama — born in the United States?
Trump: I don’t talk about it anymore

Donald Trump Has Nothing To Apologize For

10 Sep, 2015

Heckled on Late Show

Interview

Kalanick appears on the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The interview is interrupted by two protesters in the upper balcony, who accuse Kalanick of destroying taxi-industry jobs. The heckers are cut from the aired segment. Audience member:

Two separate times during the interview with Uber guy, some cabbies in the balcony yelled stuff and interrupted the conversation. They were criticizing Uber’s disruption of the NYC cab system, and they were very aggressive and made everyone rather uncomfortable. I mean, I don’t blame them, their argument is valid. But I initially thought it was a bit, but the crew started looking around frantically. Instead of having the men removed, Stephen acted with complete respect and control. He listened intently to what they had to say.When the guy finished, Stephen said that he was planning on asking a similar question, and politely asked the man to be seated. He then turned back to the interview and addressed exactly what the man had yelled about. It was very smooth. The whole thing was cut, tho. Then five minutes later, another man got up and yelled something else. The Uber guy started to talk back to him, but Stephen calmly touched his arm and quieted both him and the cab driver in the balcony. He said that he would ask the man’s question “in a more respectful way”. Then he again respectfully asked the man to sit down, and he asked exactly what the man had yelled about. Very, very smooth transition.

Travis Kalanick Interview

18 Apr, 2015

Tribeca Film interview

Interview

Lucas is asked about Star Wars trailers by Colbert at the Tribeca Film Festival.

I have seen the first one. I just saw what was on CBS but I’m going to try to look at it. I want to see it on the big screen.

About the film:

Well, you know, I hope it’s successful. I hope they do a great job. I’m excited…I have no idea what they’re doing.

In turn Lucas asks Colbert why he did not take over The Daily Show:

Trevor Noah is a very funny guy. I don’t want to be the guy to take over for Jon Stewart. I worked for Jon Stewart at that show and my memories will always be of him being the keenest, most intelligent . . . the clearest thinker I have ever worked with before and I just don’t want to. I would never get underneath his shadow. For me, someone who doesn’t know him as well . . . might have a better time on that show than I ever would.

8 Dec, 2014

The Colbert Report appearance

Obama takes over as host for Stephen Colbert during “The Word” segment of The Colbert Report.

You’ve been taking a lot of shots at my job, I’ve decided to take a shot at yours. How hard can this be? I am just going to say whatever you were about to say.

31 Jan, 2010

Wins Grammy

Grammy

Colbert wins the Grammy for Best Comedy Album for A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift Of All!

I was thrilled. So many people got to work really hard on it.

Stephen Colbert backstage at the 52nd GRAMMYs

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