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Colbert: he’s scarier in Bavaria!

February 9, 2009

Blog Guy, you know that Stephen Colbert, with the Comedy Central news show? What else does he do for a living? Surely it’s not a full-time job doing a program that isn’t even as funny as the Daily Show?

Colbert is also involved in politics, over there in Bavaria.

Bavaria! Where’s that?

Europe, I think. But there he goes by the name of Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg.

Awesome! Where did THAT come from?

From writers. Where do you think ALL of his stuff comes from?

Well what does zu mean?

Nothing. They had a couple of letters left over in the anagram.

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Above: Stephen Colbert, REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, of Bavaria’s Christian Social Union, in Munich, February 9, 2009. REUTERS/ Michael Dalder

Below: Stephen Colbert, REUTERS/Mike Blake

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, REUTERS/Alexandra Beier/

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Comments

Almost funny. Almost cracked a smile.

Posted by Melissa | Report as abusive
 

If you’re going to criticize how funny someone is, shouldn’t the piece you write in be funny to show that you know what you’re talking about? (In case you can’t read between the lines…you didn’t achieve that)

Posted by Paul | Report as abusive
 

Hey thanks, Paul!

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

i’ll concede the fact that they look alike…but it’s a terrible read.

Posted by Paul | Report as abusive
 

Well… I found it amusing. Melissa can go shoot herself in the foot.

Posted by Kevin | Report as abusive
 

Lame.

Posted by Alex H | Report as abusive
 

Basler: he’s funnier in Bavaria!

Only one way to go bro…

Posted by Steko | Report as abusive
 

The Daily Show is not even a 16th at funny as The Colbert Report. In fact it should be dropped altogether and The Colbert Report should be an hour long.

Posted by dan | Report as abusive
 

Give it up. Donate your keyboard. Lame.

Posted by Mary Gossett | Report as abusive
 

Steven Colbert is on the COLBERT REPORT and not The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Posted by Chris | Report as abusive
 

These comments are nonsense!

Every once in a while, a bunch of weirdos get on here and comment on what is a perfectly good blog. I don’t know why they come here looking for news, when it is clearly stated this is NOT a news blog!

Good god.

Posted by JFrank | Report as abusive
 

Well the comments seemed created by fans of Colbert, of whom did not appreciate the jab that the blogger took at The Colbert Report that has a very strong cult following. Something that I would hope this blooger would know he was getting himself into.

Posted by Reason | Report as abusive
 

Why all the debate over the comments?

Did anyone, other than the writer himself and maybe his immediate family, actually find the writing of this piece amusing? It took what could have been a half-funny bit about a Colbert lookalike and turned it into something that read as over-thought, over-edited and under-funny.

Posted by Franklin | Report as abusive
 

Franklin, what makes you think my immediate family found it amusing?

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Are we seriously freaking out here?

This is the same blog that published men smuggling pigeons in tights!!!

Calm down people!
He does look like Colbert…and if you don’t think its funny find a new blog.

Posted by nicole | Report as abusive
 

What’s The Daily Show?

 

You truly have poor taste if you (1 do not find any humor in the Colbert Report and (2 if this is the best material you can come up with. They don’t look enough alike for this to be amusing.

Posted by Steven | Report as abusive
 

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