ComPost: Colbert


Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Stephen Colbert’s move to late night — and the death of ‘Stephen Colbert’ — is a sad day for satire

He’s going to be seriously missed.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:54 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colbert, RIP, satire

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Stephen Colbert’s modest proposal: Do not #CancelColbert

And Jonathan Swift makes a cameo, so you know it’s serious.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:19 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colbert, context

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Don’t #CancelColbert over that tweeted slur. Obviously not.

Save the context!

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colbert, context

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Run, Stephen Colbert, run!

Colbert’s not the joke. Campaign finance is.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stephen Colbert, jokes, oy

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC — sloppy satire on campaign finance

Campaign finance may be a joke, but who’s laughing?

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:09 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colbert, campaign finance, jokes

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 09/24/2010

Stephen Colbert testimony: a mockery, but of whom?

This brings us to today's word. The word describes everyone who says that Stephen Colbert crossed a line by testifying before Congress, everyone who refused to snicker during his testimony, and everyone who is now running around insisting that...

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:59 PM ET, 09/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Congress, Congress, Congress | Tags:  Stephen Colbert

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/17/2010

The Jon Stewart rally and the irony equation

It's happening. The Jon Stewart rally -- Rally To Restore Sanity 2010 -- and the dueling Stephen Colbert rally -- March to Keep Fear Alive -- are officially scheduled for the Mall this October. This makes so much sense....

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Reality? Television, Reality? Television | Tags:  Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, rally