Cadenza’s favorite pop culture of 2015

To say 2015, or any other year, was a “great” one for pop culture is unnecessary and redundant, given the quantity of content available for consumption.
The real question is what’s worth seeking out. If you’re looking to catch up on some of the year’s best, you could do worse than starting here.

‘Late Show’ Colbert still plays character

Comedy super-fans and self-appointed late-night talk show critics Elena Wandzilak and Katharine Jaruzelski sat down to analyze the first week of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

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Saying goodbye to Stephen Colbert, America’s greatest hero

“The Colbert Report” is not a “real” news show, but nobody does political satire quite like Colbert. In fact, nobody since the writer Jonathan Swift has produced a body of work so effective at eviscerating its targets while retaining its humor.

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TV review: ‘ The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

With a new studio reminiscent of an old, classic studio and a Spike Lee opening sequence, Jimmy Fallon proved on Monday why he deserves to be the newest host of “The Tonight Show”: he loves it, and the country loves him. In his first opening monologue on Monday, Fallon spoke about the enormity of this hosting gig.

Elena Wandzilak | TV Editor

Editorial Cartoon (4/11): Colbear Nation

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Bill Clinton and Stephen Colbert address social justice in CGI U closing plenary session

In a closed Clinton Global Initiative University session Saturday afternoon, Comedy Central personality Stephen Colbert interviewed former President Bill Clinton before both fielded questions from the audience. While details on the interview portion of the event cannot be released until it airs on Comedy Central Monday at 10:30 p.m.

@PrezBillyJeff and Colbert address taboo topics, social justice

@PrezBillyJeff posted his first tweet Saturday using a Twitter account made for him by comedian/talk show host Stephen Colbert. The Twitter account with profile “I am President William Jefferson Billy Jeff Rodham Clinton. Stephen Colbert is my BFF.” gained just fewer than 300 followers Saturday during an interview that will be aired on Comedy Central […]

Stephen Colbert named among celebrities coming to CGI U

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert, Chelsea Clinton and Friends actor Matthew Perry are among a number of celebrities coming to Clinton Global Initiative University next month, CGI U’s website announced Tuesday. Former president Bill Clinton, Twitter creator Jack Dorsey and Salman Khan, founder and executive director of Khan Academy will also be at the conference that […]

Treasury’s lack of sanity

This school and this student body loves Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert so much that 165 students can go and see them at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington D.C. Treasury has agreed to set aside $12,000 for buses, parking fees, gas and overtime for the drivers, just to get there and back. With that kind of cash, SU could have gotten a speaker on campus that at least everyone would have had access to, not just the Jon Stewart fans lucky enough to get a seat.

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The truthiness of political punditry

In today’s race to appeal to the masses, the most commonly utilized approach is the use of humor. Histrionics have replaced intellectual heavyweights as a source of authority.

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