As part of the New York Comedy Festival, Stephen Colbert sat down with 17 of his writers and producers last night to give a behind the scenes look at the Emmy-winning Colbert Report. Aside from dropping some interesting tidbits about the show's logistics (there's a trap door under his desk to hide the people and occasional live animals that are needed during segments), Colbert and his writers had plenty to say about writing a show for a character, dealing with network-enforced sponsorship, and the set's resemblance to Da Vinci's The Last Supper. Below are some of the best quotes from the evening. (All quotes are Colbert's unless otherwise noted).[...]
How It Works
Splitsider Presents is a digital comedy store selling great comedy directly to you. There are no hoops to jump through, and you don't need to hand over your identity. Buying is simple and straightforward; you don't need a credit card or an existing account. You can complete payment and be watching a show in seconds, choosing to pay via either Amazon or Paypal.
Splitsider keeps only 20% of the cost of the purchase after transaction, bandwidth and legal costs, with about 70% going directly to the artist.
You can stream your purchases on whatever device you like, or download them to your computer to keep forever in DRM-free file formats.
For $5 you get 5 HD or SD DRM-free downloads and 3 streams, allowing you to watch on your computer or any other device. You can choose to pay via either Amazon or PayPal, and you'll be able to log into the site whenever you want to re-download or stream your purchases.
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