Keith Olbermann was the guest on Wednesday night’s Comedy Central late night show “The Colbert Report.” He spoke with Stephen Colbert about his new show, debuting Monday on Current TV.

More accurately, Colbert talked a lot, and Olbermann worked hard to get a word in edgewise.

And yes, Colbert is not wearing long pants during the interview; he was wearing dress suit shorts instead of slacks, as a part of a gag that occurred earlier in the show.

Here, you can watch the two alpha dogs in action: