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Stephen Colbert is an actor, comic, author and late-night host. He currently hosts the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS. Previously, he was the host of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central. He also had an impact on the English language with his "truthiness" term and "The Word" segment from the Colbert Report.

Here is the latest Stephen Colbert news from Writers Write:

  • Oprah Winfrey Talks New Cookbook With Stephen Colbert (2017-01-05): Oprah Winfrey talks about her new food memoir and cookbook with Stephen Colbert. She also shows him how to make anything sound fabulous.

  • Stephen Colbert Pokes Fun at Apple's New Coffee Table Book (2016-11-21): Stephen Colbert did a hilarious parody video poking fun at Apple's new $300 coffee table book.

  • George Saunders Reads Stephen Colbert a Christmas Bedtime Story (2015-12-11): George Saunders wrote a short story just for Stephen Colbert. He read the Christmas story aloud to Stephen.

  • Jonathan Franzen Reads Stephen Colbert a Terrifying Bedtime Story (2015-10-29): Jonathan Franzen read a bedtime story to Stephen Colbert. It was all about giant online bookstore that gobbled up independents. Now who could the Wolf be?

  • Stephen King Discusses Being Awarded National Medal of the Arts (2015-09-14): Stephen King was awarded the National Medal of the Arts by President Obama. He wore the medal during an interview with Stephen Colbert.

  • Ann Druyan and Steven Soter Win Emmy for Writing Cosmos (2014-08-17): Ann Druyan and Steven Soter picked up an Emmy for writing the reboot of Carl Sagan's Cosmos. Stephen Colbert's writing team also won an Emmy.

  • Stephen Colbert Declares War on (2014-06-05): Stephen Colbert declares war on and refers to founder Jeff Bezos as Lord Bezomort for delaying shipment of Colbert's books due to fight with Hachette.

  • Dan Brown Talks Inferno With Stephen Colbert (2013-05-21): Dan Brown discusses his book Inferno on The Colbert Report. Stephen makes anagrams out of Dan's name.

  • Stephen Colbert and Carey Mulligan Get Intellectual and Discuss The Great Gatsby (2013-05-11): Carey Mulligan admits a dark secret to Stephen Colbert -- she can't read and has no idea what The Great Gatsby is about. But LeVar Burton is there to help.

  • Stephen Colbert Weighs in on USA Today's New Circular Logo (2012-09-28): USA Today recently unveiled a major redesign for its newspaper, website and apps that features a new circular logo.

  • Stephen Colbert Explains How His Children's Book Ended Up on the Nonfiction Bestseller Lists (2012-06-04): Stephen Colbert is now a children's author.

  • Stephen Colbert: Even the Army is Pulling Out of Rush Limbaugh's Show (2012-03-16): Stephen Colbert takes aim at the Rush Limbaugh controversy in which he called a Georgetown law student a slut after she testified in front of Congress about birth control being covered by insurance.

  • Stephen Colbert's Children's Book, I Am a Pole, Set for May 8 Release (2012-02-22): Stephen Colbert's children's book, I Am a Pole (And So Can You!), is scheduled to be published on May 8, 2012.

  • Stephen Colbert Talks to Author Maurice Sendak (2012-01-25): Stephen Colbert sat down for an interesting conversation with Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are.

  • Video: Bill Bryson and Stephen Colbert Discuss Lack of Privacy in Times Past (2010-10-15): Stephen Colbert did a very entertaining interview with author Bill Bryson, whose new book is At Home: A Short History of Private Life.

  • Neil Gaiman Visits The Colbert Report (2009-03-22): Stephen Colbert invited Neil to be on the program to defend his children's book The Graveyard Book, which begins with a knife in the dark.

  • Fake Kanye West Twitter Removed (2008-12-10): An apparently fake Twitter account claiming to be Kanye West came to the attention of Kanye West during Stephen Colbert's plot to knock Kanye West from the #1 slot on iTunes.

  • Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to Return to the Airwaves (2007-12-21): Jon Stewart (The Daily Show and Stephen Colbert (The Colbert Report) will return the airwaves on January 7, 2008.

  • Wikipedia Versus Libraries (2007-08-01): Richard Farmbrough, a 45-year-old technology project manager living in England, is said to be the person with the most Wikipedia entries.

  • Truthiness is Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year (2006-12-13): Merriam-Webster has announced that they have selected truthiness as the 2006 Word of the Year.