Here’s hoping that when Stephen Colbert leaves Comedy Central for CBS next year, he doesn’t leave behind his bookish allusions. Last night, in a bit mocking the latest CNN coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, he quoted a familiar line from Macbeth, then upped the literary ante by noting the impending report from correspondent Godot.
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