Stephen Colbert had some fun at the expense of WCCO reporter Rachel Slavik last night.SEE ALSO: CNN criticized for torturing reporter by making her stand amid Mpls' polar vortex [VIDEO]To illustrate how cold it was Monday morning, Slavik used a frozen banana to hammer a nail into a block of wood liv ... More >>
Apparently inspired by a tweet from local NBA writer Steve McPherson, Anthony Bain put together a very cool video of J.J. Barea driving to the rack with accompaniment from Super Mario's classic invincibility music.SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert mocks and ridicules sappy Cheerios ad [VIDEO]Here it i ... More >>
Last night, Stephen Colbert took Tom Emmer to task for starring in a shockingly ill-advised ad where he shilled for a home remodeling company while standing in front of one of his campaign signs. (Read the backstory here.)SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert reminisces about Michele Bachmann's most unforgettab ... More >>
Earlier this year, a Cheerios ad featuring a biracial couple generated a lot of racist blowback and serious discussion. But a more recent spot for the General Mills cereal is so tacky, it's hard to take seriously.SEE ALSO: Michael Leisner, Cheerios-burning gay marriage protester, dead at 65 The ad, ... More >>
With original footage like this, some might argue there's no need for a spoof of Michele Bachmann's retirement announcement. Nonetheless, Funny or Die came out with one.SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert reminisces about Michele Bachmann's most unforgettable moments [VIDEO] The video, starring Erin Gibson as ... More >>
Last night, Stephen Colbert said goodbye to "the Congresswoman who represents Minnesota's Valley of the Dolls" -- that's right, Michele Bachmann.SEE ALSO: City Pages' Bob Davis coverage gets love on Colbert Report [VIDEO] After a brief eulogy, Colbert ran a video featuring highlights from Bachmann's ... More >>
Last night, Stephen Colbert became the latest person to put AM 1130 host Bob Davis on blast for telling families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims they can "go to hell."SEE ALSO: Stephen Colbert makes best Minnesota joke ever about Chris Kluwe During his nightly "The Word" segment, Colbert quoted a ... More >>
While hyping Chris Kluwe's appearance on his show last night, Stephen Colbert ticked off the Vikings punter's eclectic interests -- football, World of Warcraft, and gay marriage among them.SEE ALSO:-- Chris Kluwe is one of GQ's "Honorary Gays of the Year" -- Chris Kluwe is Salon's Sexiest Man of 201 ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Tim Pawlenty: Obama is "All foam and no beer"Believe it or not, Stephen Colbert wants to see Tim Pawlenty as Mitt Romney's running mate, and following the advice of Fox News, he did what he could to make that happen. But as a result, we're no longer able to edit T-Paw's Wikipedia page.On l ... More >>
Stephen Colbert's sardonic commentary on Tuesday night's episode of The Colbert Report provides an excuse to promote an upcoming weekend music event that will be lower on dry rub barbecue and performances by Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, and higher on idiosyncratic music criticism. Yes, the 2012 EMP ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty, Stephen Colbert: A comedy duo? Three weeks after pulling out of his presidential campaign, Tim Pawlenty made a triumphant return to the national stage. Fox News, you presume? Hardly. In a bold move, Pawlenty sat down with Stephen Colbert last night, joining the man who'd so artfully ... More >>
Stephen Colbert approves of Bachmann buying the Ames Straw Poll.Michele Bachmann's dominant showing at the Ames Straw Poll is a great achievement -- unless you think about how she did it. Bachmann bought 6,000 straw poll tickets, which cost $30 each, and handed them out to supporters. She also u ... More >>
Bachmann mixes up her Waynes.When Michele Bachmann confused John Wayne, legendary Western actor, with John Wayne Gacy, legendary Midwestern murderer, the internet was flooded with "psychopathic clown" jokes. Last night, Stephen Colbert took his own big bite out of the low-hanging fruit.
Lucas Baiano turned T-Paw into an action hero.Every time we see another of those hilariously over-the-top campaign ads for Tim Pawlenty, with their pulsating soundtracks, cut-away shots, weird angles, and contrived lighting, we ask ourselves the same question: Who made those things? Lucas Baiano ... More >>
Pawlenty's Hollywood bombast gets the treatment it deserves.Tim Pawlenty has been working really hard to shuck off his image as a milquetoast charisma-vacuum, first with the heroic stylings of his new book, and more recently with a series of self-promotional Hollywood trailers. City Pages ha ... More >>
What's a Reince Priebus?Reince Priebus is chairman of the Republican Party in Wisconsin. And now he's also the chairman of the whole GOP shebang from coast to coast. Republicans elected him to replace Michael Steele today, and now they're going to have to learn how to pronounce his name.
Colbert on Carlson: It's crazy.Gretchen Carlson, the pride of Anoka High School, and Steve Doocey's best pal on Fox and Friends, probably has a clause in her contract to make sure we know there's a war on Christmas. That's the only logical reason she keeps obsessing on the subject. Well, th ... More >>
Colbert reminds us there's no hard evidence against Favre.Stephen Colbert rolled Brett Favre's crotch, ankle and Crocs into one big happy package with a turtle last night. Who knew sexting stories and reptiles could be so much fun?
It looks like Minnesotans are keeping their cool in the face of all that claptrap about evil Acorn plots and prisoner camps sullying the 2010 U.S. Census. Heck, even Glenn Beck thought she was nutty. Our fair state, along with South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Indiana, ranks in the Top 5 so ... More >>
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When you let students vote on a mascot name, you shouldn't be surprised when they overwhelmingly pick to name it "Colbert" after Comedy Central TV host Stephen Colbert.
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