The Colbert Report

Season 4 Episode 44

Jesse Ventura

Aired Weekdays 11:30 PM Apr 07, 2008 on Comedy Central
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Jesse Ventura
Tonight Stephen welcomes former pro wrestler and Governor of Minnesota and author of Don't Start the Revolution Without Me!, Jesse Ventura. Also, Stephen talks with Trevor Paglen about the supposed shoulder patches worn by black ops members.

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      • Stephen Colbert: Here is another patch. (Stephen reads words on patch) "To Serve Man-Gustatus Similis Pullus." What does that mean?
        Trevor Paglen: Tastes like chicken.
        Stephen Colbert: This is an actual patch created for the military?
        Trevor Paglen: That's an actual patch. Yeah, that is from the guys who fly stealth bombers.

      • Stephen Colbert: Over the weekend, America lost one of its greatest heroes, Charlton Heston. Charlton, or "Chuckles" as he specifically asked me not to call him, was one of the last great Hollywood stars. He had it all-perfect teeth, manly jaw, epic thighs. He was like Ronald Reagan if Reagan had been an actor.

      • Stephen: My guest tonight is a former professional wrestler. And I may just pick up my chair and hit him over the head with it.

      • Stephen: Remember the 80's? Then you are not part of my demographic. This is the Colbert Report!

      • Stephen: The Democratic party is still in turmoil. No one can agree on the best way to lose the election.

      • Stephen: I'll explore the government's top secret black ops program. Tomorrow, I'll be broadcasting from a Syrian prison.

      • Stephen Colbert:Remember the 80's! Then you are not part of my demographic!

      • Stephen Colbert:And remember we will soon be in the grip of global warming, so you will want to protect yourself from those UV rays. You know what makes a nice sun screen, A1 sauce.

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