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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VIDEO: ‘Colbert Report’ writers at the Paley Center

The Paley Center has finally release some video of The Truthiness Behind the Lines: An In-Depth Look Behind the Scenes with The Colbert Report Writers presentation which took place on November 7, 2009. There are three segments featured – click through on the picture to go to them all. My favorite discussion of them all […]

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‘Colbert Report’ writers perform improv with “Seize the Mustard”

Looking for something to do tonight (or a couple weeks from now)? The good folks at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre are featuring that motley crew of improv pros: the writers from The Colbert Report! Check it out: A Live, Improvised Set By Writers From The Colbert Report Come see the Telly Award-winning writers for […]

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Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell confirmed for Second City Anniversary

Here’s some awesome news for all you comedy fans in Chicago: the new list of confirmed attendees for the 50th Anniversary festivities now includes fan favorites Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell! From the Chicago Tribune: Second City confirms Colbert, Carell, Belushi, Wendt, Dratch, Garlin, Vardalos, many others Second City is later today releasing the line-up […]

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Six Degrees: Gigs, clips, and Noodles in the Pot

Lots of news out there in the world of the Daily Show/Colbert Report fraternity, so here’s another attempt to keep all you good people informed. As ever, we welcome tips and updates on changing line-ups, etc., in the comments. First off, here’s a little clip from the Red Carpet at the Emmys that includes several […]

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Episode 5033 (3/9/2009)

EPISODE NUMBER: 5033 (March 9, 2009) GUESTS: Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, Lisa Hannigan SEGMENTS: The WØRD, Better Know A District VIDEOS: Monday, March 9, 2009 Okay, seriously, is Stephen Colbert *trying* to turn us stupid with fangirl glee tonight? I love it when Stephen combines silly and sexy, and tonight’s intro definitely combined the two. And […]

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Six degrees: A great big post about people we love

Hey, everyone, looks like it’s “clean out my inbox” day again, and I’ve got a lot of updates and tips to pass along to you all. On a more personal note, I’m currently digging out from underneath a cartoonishly large workload, which was itself just buried under a new mountain of tasks today, so I’m […]

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Six Degrees: Things to do, people to see in 2009

I’ve got to ease myself back into this blogging game; I’m sure there are any number of stories and blurbs that I’ve missed since I began my holiday break, so I’m going to have to ask you all to be patient with me as I try to catch up on the various gigs and goings […]

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“RICKLES!!”

I was just thinking back to last night’s Daily Show interview, and I couldn’t get over how funny Don Rickles was, gloating over his Emmy win. That, of course, just made me think of Stephen’s reaction after that humiliating loss, and I thought it worth a repeated viewing: The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / […]

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SIX DEGREES: New video from 2 Sonic Guys – TJ and Pete

Peter Grosz, ‘Colbert Report’ writer and star of the “Sonic Guys” commercials, just posted a new video about their new campaign to get a “dialogue” going about the cuisine over at Sonic. Is anyone else craving a Chili Cheese Coney and Vanilla Dr. Pepper right now? If you’d like to learn more about Peter, you […]

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