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Stephen Colbert: White House Correspondents' Dinner | [Stephen Colbert]

Stephen Colbert: White House Correspondents' Dinner

Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, speaks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on April 29, 2006.
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Publisher's Summary

Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, speaks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on April 29, 2006.

Enjoy the speech? Listen to an interview with Stephen Colbert on Fresh Air.

©2006 National Cable Satellite Corporation

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    Todd Tucker, GA, USA 08-23-07
    Todd Tucker, GA, USA 08-23-07 Member Since 2006
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    "Truthiness intact"

    Just another stop on his way to world domination. Mr. Colbert at his best.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Marie-Elizabeth Finamore 04-21-07 Member Since 2014

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    "5 stars for the smart guy!"

    i was glad to be able to get this at Audible, as Colbert's remarks had been so controversial. Well, he was his usual amazing, inciteful, smart self ... there are no ggod guys or bad guys at the Press Corps dinner, and his scathing humor was well balanced. Maybe over their heads?

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    morland Edmond, OK, United States 04-19-12
    morland Edmond, OK, United States 04-19-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Colbert Pulls No Punches"

    This is satire in top form. Faux-conservative Colbert, praises President George W. Bush with knee-slapping, back-handed compliments. He speaks truthiness to power; his jokes are funny and also add social commentary. A good snapshot of Stephen Colbert's fake punditry.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Gang of Four 02-20-15 Member Since 2015

    We've got him outnumbered; hope he can learn to like girly books.

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    "Ah Truthiness"

    The humor that viewers of Comedy Central have become well acquainted with is on display though you do miss seeing the faces. The idea of Stephen Colbert making fun of Dick Cheaney while he sits stonefaced a few feet away. His sharp brand of irreverent humor turned on the nabobs of Washington is fun. Excellent buy.

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    Gerry 02-01-15
    Gerry 02-01-15 Member Since 2013

    gerrymor Auburn, AL My favorites are books read by the authors. Janis Ian is superb.

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    "I love you Stephen"

    We can't get enough of you. Welcome to late night TV. Keep your body guards handy. And say exactly what you mean.

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    Marcia Riverside, CA, United States 02-15-13
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    "Inteligent, funny and engaging - like Cobert"
    What did you love best about Stephen Colbert?

    His performance at the White House is hilarious.


    What other book might you compare Stephen Colbert to and why?

    I like his "I am America and so can you" because the jokes are great.


    Have you listened to any of the narrator’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Cobert's performance is always great.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When he says that the President (Bush) governs by the gut and that reality has a known liberal bias.


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    "Colbert's speech-cutting and spot-on"
    Would you listen to Stephen Colbert again? Why?

    Yes. His O'Reilly-type buffoon character shows up Fox News and Right-wing political actors.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Stephen Colbert?

    When he talked about knowing things in his gut.


    What does the narrator bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    It's not really a narration. It's just a recording of a speech.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes. Numerous times.


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    Shawn Fairfax, VA, United States 03-23-11
    Shawn Fairfax, VA, United States 03-23-11 Member Since 2006
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    "I expected funnier"

    The recording was good and the jokes were right on target, but I expected more.

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    Taylor Huttner new jersey 11-21-08
    Taylor Huttner new jersey 11-21-08 Member Since 2010

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    "Hilarious"

    and unbelievably bold. Worth it just for what he says about Bush.

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    Cristy Belton, TX, USA 10-29-06
    Cristy Belton, TX, USA 10-29-06 Member Since 2014
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    "couldn't believe it"

    I just had to hear for myself what Colbert had said at that dinner, and I found myself trying to laugh while my jaw was dropping. If you like his show, you'll want to hear what he said to the president!

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