Stephen Colbert

From A Frisky Bruce Lee to Stephen Colbert’s “Tek Jansen”

The Bruce Lee craze of the 1970s produced an endless array of merchandise in the hopes of cashing in on the world-renowned martial artist’s popularity – especially after his untimely death in 1973 at the age of 32. I’d been a fan of his since he’d played “Kato” in the old “Green Hornet” TV...

Rally of the Rhetoricians

By Chelsey Delaney Amidst a crowd of (I swear) over 300,000 people at the Rally to Restore Sanity Saturday I did the opposite of what was being advocated: I panicked. Somewhere in the mess I had lost my friends and my purse, and though I still had my cell phone, the density of the flock...

The Rally to Restore the Magic Marker

Was it the rally against insanity? The rally to restore fear? The march to keep fear alive? No one was quite sure, but 215,000 people showed up on Saturday—and had a really good time. It was part concert, part giant Halloween party on the National Mall, and part protest. There were lots of witches,...