Is Stephen Colbert a New Bob Hope?

Slate's Culture Blog
June 10 2009 2:13 PM

Is Stephen Colbert a New Bob Hope?

We've just posted this week's Culture Gabfest, in which Steve Metcalf, June Thomas, and I discuss the awesomeness of Stephen Colbert's trip to Iraq, the oddness of the "guest editor" gig, the resurgence of Broadway, the amateurism of the Tonys, the death of GM, and whether the culture of the American road has hit a dead end. Click

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Julia Turner is the editor in chief of Slate and a regular on Slate's Culture Gabfest podcast.

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