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Thursday
Jun212012

Top 6 Ways Stephen Colbert Could Spend His Super PAC Cash

Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Stephen Colbert's got money in the bank. Or rather the comedian's super PAC has cash in its coffers.

Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow's war chest is rolling $768,000 deep, according to the latest financial disclosure reports. And while the stream of donations has slowed to a trickle -- the PAC pulled in a mere $8,000 in May -- its three-quarters-of-a-million-dollars stockpile could still cause some hilarity between now and November.

If Colbert's past PAC-related antics are any inspiration, here's what Colbert may do with that $768,000 over the next five months of the 2012 election.

1.) Team up with bygone candidates to make increasingly odd ads

2.) Become the official sponsor of the 2012 general election

3.) Make more corn porn - run a Colbert super PAC ad before the Iowa's Ames Straw poll

4.) Launch a last-ditch effort to take over the White House

5.) Throw cold, hard cash at people

6.) Set up a legal defense fund for bribery he might some day commit


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Monday
Feb202012

The Colbert Report to Return 

Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Stephen Colbert will resume taping new episodes of his political satire show Monday.  The comedian mysteriously suspended production last Wednesday.

Comedy Central and Colbert have not commented on the reason for the hiatus, but Colbert tweeted on Friday: “My family and I would like to thank everyone who has offered their thoughts and prayers. We are grateful and touched by your concern.”

On Wednesday morning, the show promoted what would have been on that night’s program.

“Watch Stephen help shape the message of Colbert Super PAC with the help of political strategist Frank Luntz,” read the last tweet from the Colbert Report Twitter account, suggesting the cancellation was sudden.

This marked the first time The Colbert Report had ever suspended production, according to comedy news blog the Beat.

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, from which the Colbert was spun off, has canceled production only twice, once after the death of a staff member, and once when host Jon Stewart became a father.

Other guests slated to appear on the show this week include Nancy Pelosi, Placido Domingo and author Robert Kagan.

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