Everyone still singing “Friday”? Yeah, me too. Remember the QR code held up in the background, which led to a cute video Easter egg from Jimmy Fallon? Well, we were wrong to be so easily satisfied, because there’s more down that rabbit hole. In the first video, Jimmy holds up another QR code, which leads […]
If you saw the QR code (that weird box with a funky code in it) and were curious as to a) what it was, and b) why they showed it, we’ve got an answer for you! According to Wikipedia, “A QR code (short for Quick Response) is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable […]
Last night, Stephen Colbert made a surprise appearance on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ to thank Jimmy for his generous $26,000 donation to Donors Choose. Except, um, Jimmy Fallon never actually pledged that money. So Stephen and Jimmy had a pretty deep heart-to-heart about what being Best Friends For Six Months really means. After the […]
There may be a slight correction to this article later as the @ComedyCentralPR Twitter feed said that the auction ended at $32.5K.
Click the link to read the press release: STEPHEN COLBERT ANNOUNCES THE PHILLIPS de PURY & COMPANY AUCTION OF PORTRAIT 5, STEPHEN(S) ON TUESDAY, MARCH 8 WITH PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT CHARITY DONORSCHOOSE.ORG
First, let me say yay for Fox News 4 in Kansas City, Kansas spotlighting the great charity that is Donors Choose, and highlighting how the Colbert Nation has made a difference in those kid’s lives. The report on the result of Kansas City music teacher Beth Wheeler’s Donors Choose campaign was really great to see, and the sparkle in those kids eyes as they talked about getting to play the instruments that were furnished by Donors Choose donations was very touching.
However …. there’s one small error in this video report. Can you spot it?
According to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and friend of the blog, Stephen has made good on his promise to do a Q&A if the DonorsChoose campaign raised over $500,000.
EPISODE NUMBER: 6129 (October 7, 2010)
GUESTS: Davis Guggenheim
SEGMENTS: Indecision 2010 – Revenge of the Fallen – FearStock.com, Proposition 19 – Joseph Califano & Gary Johnson, DonorsChoose.org Fear Drawings
VIDEOS: Thursday, October 7, 2010
What an amazing outpouring of support from the Colbert Nation! The original goal of the Restore Truthiness movement was to raise $101,010 by Oct. 10, 2010. However, they reached their goal in less than 24 hours! As of this post, the Nation has raised $110,719, from 2,721 it-getters, helping 29,267 students. Way to go, Nation! […]