A Farewell from the Land Down Under.

G’day Zoners and welcome to my final goodbye post here at NFZ.

Before I get on to sharing a few of my favourite clips with you, I thought I would first share with you how I first became a fan of Stephen and “The Colbert Report”, and how I first managed to come across “No Fact Zone”.

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Hips Don’t Lie…It’s Dance Overload!

Hello, everyone!

I’ve got one thing to say to you: RAAAIIINN!

Just before the Rally, when Stephen strode onto Jon’s set for one of their comic quarrels about sanity vs. fear, Jon did a little mocking dance of joy when he thought he’d one-upped Stephen. But our man wasn’t intimidated. “You don’t want to go hip-to-hip with me!” Stephen warned. Truer words were never spoken. In every comic dance-off so far, Stephen has won hips down.

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Six Degrees: Ridiculist Edition.

G’day Zoners! I hope you are all enjoying your nice warm spring weather. Winter appears to have come early down in Aus, we are all freezing to death and it’ still only Autumn. Enough about the weather and onto this weeks Six Degrees round-up. This week Ed Helms hosts SNL, Demetri Martin has a new book out, Josh Gad receives a Tony nomination, Kevin Bleyer has been revealed as the writer who helped President Obama pen is WHCD speech, and New York Magazine goes inside Amy Sedaris’ New York City apartment.

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Six Degrees: Easter Break Edition.

G’day Zoners! I hope you have all had a wonderful Easter break. I’ve spent my much needed week of Uni eating far too much chocoloate, and compilling the latest round-up of Six Degrees news. This week Jon Stewart will again be performing in the Story Pirates benefit, Mark Malkoff races a NYC bus, Aasif Mandvi pen a book of semi autobiographical essys, Ed Helms is set to guest host “SNL”, Samantha Bee will co-host the 2011 Lucille Lortel Awards, “Wyatt Cenac: Comedy Person” debuts on Comedy Central, and Conan O’Brien is a guest on “WTF with Marc Maron”.

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Six Degrees: Art Edition.

G’day Zoners! I hope your all enjoying April Fool’s Day, and more importantly brushing up on your “Friday” lyrics so you can all sing-a-long with Stephen tonight. As much as I loathe that song I really hope Stephen can put the TGI back in Friday. It was once my favourite day of the week, before that song came along. But I digress.This week in Six Degrees News Jon Stewart makes a cameo in “The Adjustment Bureau”, Jason Jones is co-starring in a new CBS comedy pilot, Lewis Black stopped by “The Late Late Show”, Mark Malkoff will be a guest on “Beer Diplomacy”, Amy Sedaris has a new iPad App, Conan talks about “Conan O’Brian Can’t Stop” and Movits! are touring Canada and The US.

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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: February Already Edition.

G’day Zoners!! and welcome to the latest Six Degrees round up. This week we have some exciting new projects from the TCR writers, interviews with Amy and David Sedaris and Jon Stewart joins the 9/11 Memorial Board.

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Stephen Colbert in the Zeitgeist – December 31, 2010

Hey there, Zoners! Remember me? I’ve been somewhat MIA the past few weeks as real life caught up with me, wrestled me to the ground, and basically kicked the snot out of me, but I’m back with a quick round-up of some news items to entertain us as we contemplate our resolutions for 2011 and how soon we’ll break them. I’ll have a year-end round-up of “best of the year” zeitgeist items to post later this weekend, but for now break out your favorite celebratory beverage and enjoy the final zeitgeist of 2010!

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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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