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Re: LZ Letterman Appearance - Steve Sauer Report

Actually, I think Colbert reads the books, too. But since his character is
a send-up of O'Reilly and Hannity and Limbaugh and so on, he's supposed to
act ignorant.

On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 2:23 AM, Wyatt Brake <wyattbrake@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Totally agreed on Stewart.  He's the only late-night guy who actually
> reads the books of the guests.  I think Colbert has jokingly mocked
> him for actually reading all those books.  Colbert gets off easy
> because his entire character is based on arrogant ignorance.
> Jones was definitely uncomfortable in that position, but once there,
> handled himself with remarkable aplomb.  He was great, and I think
> both Page and Plant enjoyed letting Jonesy take the lead on some of
> those replies.  Plant even said something to that effect.
> Regarding the applause, the limited experience I've had with being in
> a live television audience tells me that there's always a producer or
> someone waving their arms and getting people to cheer and applaud at
> various points.
> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 1:06 AM, Nathan Hevenstone <nhevensone@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > Actually, this is why I like it when Jon Stewart interviews people.

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