Stephen Colbert visits the Federal Election Commission

Colbert Super PAC

The reports are coming in from Stephen’s trip to Washington, D.C., today to stop by the FEC and file papers to formally request an advisory opinion on the formation of Colbert Super PAC. Throughout the day, the @StephenAtHome Twitter feed had regular reminders for people to join him at 4 PM at the FEC building. Read on for details of the day’s events!

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Stephen Colbert Gets Extreme in Outside Magazine

Stephen Colbert Outside magazine

Last month we gave the heads up that Stephen Colbert was to be on the cover of the May 2011 issue of “Outside” Magazine. We loved the preview of the cover and now that the issue is out we get the whole story of his fateful voyage from Charleston, SC to Hamilton, Bermuda in the biennial Charleston Bermuda Race in 2005. It’s scary stuff…

“Outside” now has the article on line with a new picture of Stephen “in training” for the 2011 race and a video from the photo shoot.

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U-Va starts Colbert Arts Scholars Program

Evelyn McGee-Colbert and Stephen Colbert at the Comedy Central Emmy party -2010

Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn McGee Colbert continue to set an example of generosity for all of us to follow. Thanks to their generous donation, some 20 incoming University of Virginia arts students will become Colbert Arts Scholars and third and fourth year students with a major or minor in any arts field can receive an Arts Scholars Award to fund art projects.

As reported by The Washington Post ‘Campus Overload’ blog:

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Stephen Colbert in the Zeitgeist – May 1, 2011

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Happy May Day, Zoners! It’s been a while since I brought you a round-up of the Colbert news floating around the Interwebs, but I think I finally have my act together now. Today’s stories include a geek reaction to Stephen’s interview with Ray Kurzweil, a cameo from Tina Fey, and some awesome street art. Read on for more!

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Stephen Colbert in the Zeitgeist: The ‘Company’ edition

The men of 'Company'

The reviews are in! The star power that went into the New York Philharmonic’s production of ‘Company’ guaranteed that the press would have plenty to say about it, so I spent some time yesterday rounding up the most significant reviews. I’ve got quite a few of them piled up here, but the amount of praise going to Stephen for his Philharmonic debut is worth reading!

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Stephen Colbert to be featured on “Outside”magazine

Stephen Colbert Outside magazine

I absolutely love this cover picture! The Lifeline blog at ‘The USA Today’ reports that Stephen Colbert will be on the cover of “Outside” magazine, available on newsstands on April 12th. The magazine also features an interview where he discusses his 2005 ill-fated trip to Bermuda, and why he’s participating in that same race this […]

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Stephen Colbert in the Zeitgeist – April 4, 2011

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How many of you still have “Friday” stuck in your head? I’m convinced I’ll have it there until I die, but luckily it’s the awesome Colbert-Fallon version, and not the original. Today’s zeitgeist has plenty more on the “Friday” extravaganza, along with some other interesting news, so kick back with a beverage and enjoy!

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Stephen Colbert in the Zeitgeist – March 13, 2011

Greetings, kids, and welcome to another news round-up! The Colbert news has actually been a little on the slow side lately, but there are a few stories floating around out there that deserve our attention. Today I’ve got a couple of items about Anonymous, more from the front in the ice cream wars, and a quick dose of culture from the art world. Here’s your zeitgeist for Sunday, March 13th.

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Quote: The Mystery of King Tut’s Penis – solved!

According to the StarTribune.com site, while Silverman does confirm that the pharoah was buried with both gloves and underwear, “The Science Museum show, which runs February 18 – Sept. 5, does not include either underwear or gloves once owned by the pharaoh.”  Good to know.

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The #1 best thing ever said at the Grammys according to Eonline.com

Stephen Colbert went on to win the Grammy for Best Comedy Album of 2010

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