Video: Allison Silverman short film reenacts worst houseguests ever

This hysterical video features famed artisan pencil sharpener David Rees as Julian Assange. Also, while watching the video, don’t forget to play one of my favorite games – “Spot the ‘Colbert Report’ writers!”

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Six Degrees: Brain Freeze Edition.

G’day Zoners! I don’t know about you, but I am still stuck in a post Ben & Jerry’s brain freeze of joy. Only Stephen could make chocolate coated potato chips and salty caramel swirl sound tasty. But I digress. In this week’s Six Degrees round-up “Earth (The Audio Book)” receives more award nominations, Kristen Schaal features in a new “The National” film clip, Jimmy Fallon appears at The Paley Center, Allison Silverman appears on “This American Life”, and Conan O’Brien, Jon Stewart and Lewis Black are to be featured in Comedy Central’s tribute to the late Greg Giraldo.

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Six Degrees: Nautical Edition.

G’day Zoners! I hope you’ve all had a good week, I’ve spent my final week of freedom before the new Uni year starts by relaxing and admiring Stephen’s new “Project Magazine” cover (so much less scary than the alternate version!!), and to help you all relax, I’ve got the latest round up of Six Degrees news. This week Jon Stewart, Lewis Black and John Legend add Grammy’s to their trophy cabinets, John Oliver has a special edition of his “New York Stand-Up Show”, Allison Silverman’s new series has been picked up for a second season, and Movits! and The Moutain Goats have a new albums on the way.

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Six Degrees: Break Week Edition.

G’day Zoners! The boys are on a break this week, but that doesn’t mean there’s a break in the world of Six Degrees. This week Amy Sedaris drops by “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, Neil DeGrasse Tyson stopped by Bill Maher’s round table, Ed Helms has a new movie out, Dana Carvey returned to “Saturday Night Live”, and Jon Stewart has been named one of the best stand-up comics to graduate from MTV.

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Former ‘Colbert Report’ Executive Producer Allison Silverman on the real definition of “freem”

Splitsider.com has come up with another fantastic ‘Colbert Report’ related interview, this time with former executive producer and headwriter of the show, Allison Silverman.

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Six Degrees: A Sack Full of Funny Edition.

G’day Zoners! It’s Christmas time again, and you know what that means, the lastest round up of Six Degrees news!! This week we have Grammy, SAG and Golden Globe nominations, a farewell to Daily Show executive producer Josh Lieb, John Hodgman’s new podcast series, Steve Carell’s post-Office projects, Allison Silverman’s new television series, an interview with Eric Drysdale, and more Amy Sedaris and Neil DeGrasse Tyson than you can poke a candy cane at.

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Six Degrees: Duelling Sedaris Edition.

G’day Zoners! I hope you have all recovered from the Rally, Election, Halloween marathon. I know I certinly am exhausted from it all, and I’m on the other side of the world!! To help you all relax Amy and David Sedaris are currently out on the promo tours for their two new hilarious books “Simple […]

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Six Degrees: Earth (The Blog) Edition.

G’day Zoners!! September 21st is here and you know what that means, “Earth (The Book): A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race” is currently hitting the shelves of a book store near you. I’ve compiled a list of Jon’s upcoming talk show appearances, so fire up your Tivo’s. In other Six Degrees related news; John […]

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Six Degrees: Conan’s Coming … to a Record Player Near You Edition.

G’day Zoners!! As promised I come bearing more Steve Carell goodness to get you through the wait until tonight’s Emmy Awards. I also bring to you some news on Jason Jones and Allison Silverman’s latest tv and film projects, some great interviews with The Daily Show’s Kristen Schaal and Rich Blomquist on their new book […]

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VIDEO: “Women and Late Night Television” from the Paley Center

Hey, all! We told you a while back that the Paley Center for Media would be co-hosting a panel on women in late night television (with the Writers Guild of America, East), and they’ve now posted some video from the event. Allison Silverman and Meredith Scardino should be familiar names to Stephen Colbert fans by […]

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