Stephen Colbert: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Stephen Colbert: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Catherine M. Andronik

Language: English

Pages: 151

ISBN: 0313386285

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This book explores how comedian Stephen Colbert's satiric views of American life have captured the imagination of viewers around the world―and sharpened these individuals' own critical interpretations and opinions on current events.

• Photographs depicting Stephen Colbert liven the text

• A bibliography supplies additional resources, such as websites and magazine and journal articles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTES 1. Wolk, Josh. “Mock the Vote.” Entertainment Weekly. 3 Oct. 2008: 34. General OneFile. Web. 23 July 2010. 2. “Stephen Colbert: In Good Company' On Broadway.” Fresh Air. 14 June 2011. General OneFile. Web. 19 July 2011. 3. “Hearing of the Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee Subject: Protecting America's Harvest Chaired by: Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) Witnesses: Arturo Rodriguez, president, United

“Stephen's brain has more folds than most people. I like to keep my brain shiny and smooth, but his is all foldy.”27 So what comes next for Colbert? It's always hard to tell, because of his penchant for throwing his character into the midst of whatever is happening on the political (or entertainment, or any) scene. He has said that there is one straight dramatic role he would love to sink his teeth into: Richard Rich in Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons. The play is about Sir Thomas More, who

Colbert, Stephen T. “Why I Took This Crummy Job Newsweek.” Newsweek National News, World News, Business, Health, Technology, Entertainment, and More Newsweek. Web. 21 July 2011. . Dean, Josh. “Colbert on Ice.” Rolling Stone 1098 (2010): 28. MAS Ultra School Edition. EBSCO. Web. 16 Oct. 2011. Dowd, Maureen. “America's Anchors (cover story).” Rolling Stone 1013 (2006): 52. MAS Ultra School Edition. EBSCO. Web. 13 Oct. 2011.

breed?”)13 The imaginative worlds of fantasy and sci-fi helped Colbert through that difficult time in his life. “It was a great escape. I'll think about anything you've got other than what there is.”14 Physically, he was present in his elementary and middle school classrooms. But school life, full of childhood rivalries and concerns about popularity and tests, seemed trivial to him. He had a personal knowledge of death that was much closer to home than that of most of his classmates. Colbert was

The New Yorker. 25 July 2005: 38. General OneFile. Web. 11 July 2011. 9 “Stephen Colbert IMDb.” The Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Web. 19 July 2011. . 10 Streuli, Stuart. “Stephen Colbert Challenges you to an Ocean Race.” Sailing World. May 2011: 30+. General OneFile. Web. 12 Oct. 2011. 11 “Stephen Colbert IMDb.” 12 Plys, Cate. “The Real Stephen Colbert: Northwestern Magazine Northwestern University.” Home: Northwestern University. Web. 10 December 2010.

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