A lot of late-night talk show hosts want to impress you with their viral videos, their celebrity-fueled dancing monkey tricks, and their pretend fueds. But Stephen Colbert is different. I mean, any talk show host can perform the song of the summer with toys, or perform a different song of the summer with the backing of Taylor Hicks and the Knick City Dancers. That’s old hat.
But how many late-night hosts can conduct an interview from beneath a coke machine that is crushing him to death? One, y’all. Stephen Colbert.