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: 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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‘Colbert Report’ writers perform at UCB Theater TONIGHT!

If you’re really into seeing Emmy winners, and you happen to be in the New York area, and you’ve got the evening free, and you have $5, I would highly recommend making it out to the Upright Citizens Brigade theater tonight.

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Six Degrees: More video from the “Truthiness Behind the Lines” event with the Colbert Report writers

More video has been posted from the “Truthiness Behind the Lines” event, held November 7, 2009 at the Paley Center in NYC with the writing team from the ‘Colbert Report’. There are multiple clips that haven’t been available before that are now featured on Hulu.com, including this clip that features a mention of the influence that the fans (including the ones that blog at No Fact Zone) have on the show’s writing.

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Six Degrees: ‘Colbert Report’ Writers Edition

We hope that the ‘Colbert Report’ writers are getting lots of rest this week, and will come back relaxed and refreshed. However, many of them have side projects that have been keeping them quite busy lately, and we’d like to bring some of them to your attention.

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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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Six Degrees: Rob Dubbin reflects on Google

Ubiquity, thy name is Google. Seriously. From the Washington Post (internal links omitted), here are some thoughts on Google from Colbert Report writer Rob Dubbin: Just Let Me Check One Last Thing . . . 24 HOURS WITHOUT GOOGLE By Rob Dubbin Sunday, September 7, 2008 I wish Google didn’t make me think of tentacles. […]

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SIX DEGREES: Vids from the TDS/TCR Comedy Jam, featuring all kinds of show writers!

Thanks to YouTubers Sklarryeyes and shwahaha for posting videos of The Daily Show/Colbert Report Improv Jam. The first video is a roll call of some of the participants. And for you attention to detail types (looks at MsInterpreted), hopefully we can get the names of some of the participants in the second video – I […]

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Six Degrees: The “McLaughin’ Group” takes us through a post-Super Tuesday routine

Oh, that crazy “McLaughin’ Group“! From the New York Times: Comedy Stop: Cold Turkey Wednesday By The McLaughin’ Group The first 24 post-Super-Tuesday hours are the hardest. . . . 11:00 a.m.: I’ve got the shakes. The kind that can only be calmed by Anderson Cooper explaining a pie chart. Why doesn’t that come in […]

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