Episodes
Meanwhile… Kim K. tried a beauty treatment recommended by Jennifer Aniston, author George R. R. Martin is upset about the CGI dragons in HBO’s “House of the Dragon” series, two heroes saved the life of a choking raccoon, an Irish man rode across his country on a unicycle, Costco sells meal kits for doomsday preppers, and elephants are now being vaccinated against herpes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/21/24
Bestselling author and co-host of "The Breakfast Club" talks to Stephen Colbert about the recent rulings from the Supreme Court and argues that the Justices have undercut their own institution’s credibility. His latest book "Get Honest or Die Lying" is available now (Aired Wednesday, July 17th, 2024). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/20/24
Donald Trump accepted his party’s nomination on the final night of the Republican National Convention following a rowdy speech from Hulk Hogan and a performance by Kid Rock. Meanwhile, viewers continued to be puzzled by the drastic change in Rep. Matt Gaetz’s appearance. Senator Bernie Sanders lists some of the progressive policies President Biden has promised to put forward should he be reelected, including expanding medicare, eliminating medical debt and capping rent increases. Learn more...
Published 07/19/24
Stephen Colbert delivers his LIVE monologue following the third night of the Republican National Convention, where the GOP focused on stories of human suffering and Senator J.D. Vance spoke for the first time since being named as Donald Trump’s running mate. Elsewhere, top Democrats are reportedly urging President Biden to drop out of the race. Acclaimed actor Glen Powell joins Stephen to talk about his new film “Twisters” and the adorable pup he adopted while shooting the film. Learn more...
Published 07/18/24
Stephen Colbert goes LIVE after the second night of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, where the GOP sought to project party unity and Nikki Haley offered an unequivocal endorsement of Donald Trump. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks about the life-changing benefits of programs put in place during President Biden’s presidency including student loan debt cancelation and capping the price of insulin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/17/24
Stephen Colbert delivers his LIVE monologue following the first night of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, and continues with a look at Trump’s pick of running mate and the shocking ruling from the federal judge in the former president’s classified documents case. And former congressman Adam Kinzinger points out that Trump’s running mate J.D. Vance has been highly critical of America’s support for Ukraine in the war against Russia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 07/16/24
Actor, writer and director Andrew McCarthy shares a wild story of a night out on the town with Liza Minelli in 1985, including a stop at Sammy Davis Jr.’s house. Watch Andrew’s new documentary “BRATS” about the legendary Brat Pack, streaming now on Hulu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/15/24
Meanwhile… Police in Tennessee found drugs disguised as food from Taco Bell, scientists developed a smiling face made of real skin for robots to wear, Stephen tries the new Campfire S’mores flavor of Cup Noodles, Matthew McConaughey is recovering after a nasty bee sting to his face, unruly restaurant customers in Georgia tried to funnel a margarita in an inappropriate way, and Heinz wants you to try all their sauces mixed into one bottle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 07/14/24
The anchor of “NewsNight with Abby Phillip” told Stephen what it was like to cover President Biden’s epic failure at the first debate. “NewsNight with Abby Phillip” airs weeknights on CNN (Originally aired Monday, July 8th, 2024). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/13/24
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer appear to be wavering in their support for the president, Biden’s team pushed back at George Clooney after his op-ed urging the president to step aside, and two of America’s astronauts are stuck in space thanks to problems with a Boeing spacecraft. The anchor of “The Daily Report with John Dickerson” stops by to discuss the speculation around President Biden’s candidacy and reports that his team is seeking to learn how Vice President Harris would fare in a...
Published 07/12/24
President Biden’s good showing in front of NATO did little to quell concerns among Democratic lawmakers, George Clooney offered a roadmap for replacing Biden on the ticket, and the inventor of MyPillow wants Donald Trump to put him in charge of U.S. elections. Donald Trump claims to know nothing about Project 2025 but the truth is that over 200 of his former staffers are laying plans for a far-right takeover of the entire federal bureaucracy should the GOP candidate win in November. Michigan...
Published 07/11/24
Republicans released a party platform that pledges full allegiance to Donald Trump, JD Vance’s facial hair may sink his VP chances, and a report detailed the Biden team’s efforts to conceal signs of the president’s age-related decline. A cryptic social media post from tennis legend Serena Williams sent fans into a frenzy of speculation about her possible return to the court. Serena’s latest project is a docuseries called “In The Arena” which premieres tomorrow on ESPN+. Learn more about your...
Published 07/10/24
Stephen Colbert recaps the reactions to President Biden’s disastrous debate and examines the challenges Democrats face going forward as the president refuses to step aside. Michael Douglas tells Stephen about watching Lewis Hamilton win the British Grand Prix, and recalls learning about racing from the legendary Steve McQueen on Douglas’s first film, “Adam at 6 A.M.” Catch his new documentary, “America’s Burning,” in theaters this Friday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 07/09/24
The recently crowned People's Sexiest Man Alive, Paul Rudd, returned to The Late Show to tell Stephen what it's like wearing the world's most coveted sash. Originally aired November 15th, 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/08/24
In the last couple years, we've seen frightening climate change-fueled weather events including ice quakes, fire tornadoes and heat domes, and that's just in North America. Stephen Colbert took a sobering look at how the world is reacting to this new normal of frequent extreme weather events in this special desk piece (Originally aired July 21st, 2021). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/07/24
Actor Callum Turner talks about the bravery of the soldiers he and his castmates portray in the WWII-era series, “Masters of the Air,” which is streaming now on AppleTV+. Originally aired June 17th, 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/06/24
Stephen's back on the podcast with another exclusive introduction for the Fourth of July! Hear all about what he's cooking up for his friends and family this year and then enjoy a patriotic Colbert Classic: Lin-Manuel Miranda on all things "Hamilton!" Stick around for a musical performance you won't want to miss this Independence Day. Lin-Manuel Miranda originally aired December 15th, 2015. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/05/24
American royalty and literal royalty "Duke" it out on this Colbert Classic roundup: Independence Day edition! First Lady Michelle Obama and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex each took The Colbert Questionert and revealed their true inner selves, or at least their favorite sandwiches. Michelle Obama originally aired January 3rd, 2023; Prince Harry originally aired February 28th, 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/04/24
Our friend José Andrés returned to The Late Show alongside Ron Howard, who directed the film, "We Feed People," which profiles the amazing work by World Central Kitchen volunteers and staff around the world. Originally aired May 3rd, 2022. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/03/24
Every night before taping The Late Show, Stephen takes questions from the audience. In this podcast exclusive, hear Stephen's thoughtful answers to questions like "have you ever had a parrot for a pet," "what did you learn later about being a dad that you wish you had known at the beginning," "what role do you think political comedy has in our society at this moment in time," and "what do you miss most about Chicago?" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/02/24
Emmy and Peabody-winning director Ava DuVernay explains her choice to dramatize the real-life events portrayed in her new film, "Origin," based on the book "Caste" by Isabel Wilkerson. "Origin" is streaming now on Hulu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 07/01/24
Meanwhile... You won't believe what Mountain Dew has planned for the summer, a town in Germany hatched a sadistic plan to get rid of its pigeon problem, and if your kids aren't busy this summer you can pay for them to work at Chick-fil-A! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/30/24
In honor of a new season of "The Bear" dropping on Hulu this week, enjoy these throwback interviews with Emmy-winning stars Ayo Edebiri and Ebon Moss-Bachrach! Actor and comedian Ayo Edebiri described the wild ride she’s been on since “The Bear” became a massive hit, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach told Stephen about the careful consideration that went into his portrayal of Cousin Richie on “The Bear.” Ayo originally aired on January 4th, 2023; Ebon originally aired January 9th, 2024. Learn more...
Published 06/29/24
Stephen's taking over his own podcast yet again with another exclusive introduction to a beloved Colbert Classic, this time with television legend and friend of the show, Dick Cavett. In this interview from January 2020, Stephen and Dick toasted his first visit to the Late Show with an orange juice and Campari cocktail, a drink introduced to him by none other than Marlon Brando. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/28/24