Outtakes: More care in those packages from Stephen Colbert and Tom Hanks

Heh, the good folks over at ColbertNation are really helping us out by continuing to post outtakes from the Operation Iraqi Stephen shows. I really kind of love these. Check out Stephen Colbert and Tom Hanks in some more of the clips we missed out on during the original airings: Outtake – Tom Hanks Pt. […]

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Outtakes: Stephen Colbert does Basic Training

ColbertNation has posted a few more outtakes from Operation Iraqi Stephen (yay!). They’ve posted three brief clips, but this one is my favorite: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c

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Outtake: Stephen Colbert flying with the Thunderbirds

Interesting! Just days after we hear Stephen Colbert telling Pete Dominick that he has “yet to feel like it was a good idea to have done that [flown with the Thunderbirds],” ColbertNation posts a bit of unseen footage from Stephen’s flight with the Thunderbirds Thundercats: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c

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How’d they do that? Technical challenges to ‘The Colbert Report’ in Iraq

While doing my usual morning skim of Colbert-related news, I clicked on this story thinking it would just be another summary of the impressive “Operation Iraqi Stephen” shows. Boy, was I wrong! This article goes into great detail over the technical and production aspects of the shows and even managed to give me, a complete […]

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Stephen Colbert reflects on Iraq

Stephen Colbert - USO photo 6-8-2009

This is a sweet little item from Variety: Stephen Colbert Host, ‘The Colbert Report’ By MICHAEL VENTRE . . . [W]hat Colbert remembers most from his week of shows inside the combat zone — titled “Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando” — was the connection he made with that live audience that had little to do […]

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VIDEO: Operation Iraqi Stephen rehearsal clips

Greetings and salutations, kids. We all know that break weeks are tough, but I’m a little bit grateful for this one, because it bored me enough to send me searching “the internets” a bit more thoroughly than I otherwise might have. And, lo and behold, I stumbled across Flickr user robert birkenes‘ photostream, which includes […]

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VIDEO: Stephen Colbert and Barack Obama – behind the scenes

Stephen Colbert and Barack Obama

No way — the White House has posted the footage of the taping for Barack Obama’s “Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando” cameo on facebook! I can’t embed it here, but click on this link to go to the video. Awesome! Huge hat tip to Roland! EDIT: Thanks to all the tipsters who sent us a […]

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Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando — a Zeitgeisty follow-up

Where do I start? Stephen and the rest of Team Colbert put on an amazing week of shows from Iraq, and I’m still absorbing it all. I’m speechless with admiration and pride for what they’ve accomplished, and for the obvious passion and dedication that made the shows a resounding success. Kudos to everyone involved for […]

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The Colbert Issue: A Newsweek Omnibus

Remember back two weeks ago when we still didn’t know where in the world or when Stephen Colbert was going and Newsweek announced he’d be the first ever guest editor of the magazine? Remember back when Stephen still had a lovely, rich, full head of gorgeous hair and we were shocked (shocked, I say!) to […]

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‘The Colbert Effect’ in the Blogosphere

A little round up of what’s been in the blogs, large and small, about Stephen Colbert taking his show on the road in Iraq this past week. There have been a lot of posts about ‘Operation Iraqi Stephen’ this week, but I’m only going to mention those with new info or an interesting observation and […]

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