It's official--Stephen gets five-year CBS deal. Some fans will celebrate, others mourn. (Colbert to NYT just now: "I won't be doing the new show in character, so we'll all get to find out how much of him was me." I'm looking forward to it."So, looking back: When I was at E&P, I may have been the first to cover and quote in full the infamous Stephen Colbert roasting of Bush, to his face, at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Also: great zingers at the sleeping press. And Joe Strupp was in the hall and got the first reaction quote from Stephen on the less-than-riotous reception from wounded media and White House figures. So here it is again.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Colbert Gets Letterman's Seat
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