Musings, observations, and written works from the publisher of Eckhartz Press, the media critic for the Illinois Entertainer, host of Minutia Men, and the writer of "The Living Wills", "$everance," "Just One Bad Century," "Father Knows Nothing," "The Radio Producer's Handbook," and "Records Truly Is My Middle Name"
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Stephen Colbert Finds His Voice
Something interesting has happened over at CBS since the Trump Administration has taken over. Before the election, CBS execs were being quoted anonymously considering a switch of Stephen Colbert and James Corden's time slots. There's no doubt Colbert heard those rumblings. That's when the flailing Colbert, who had been trying to do a down-the-middle softened-edges comedy talk show, decided to go for it. He had nothing to lose. He returned to the edgy political comedy that made him a star, and voila!