The Joy of Stephen Colbert: The New Issue of Rolling Stone

September 2nd, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Photograph by Martin Schoeller

There are 50 reasons to watch TV this fall, and Rolling Stone kicks off the countdown in our new issue — on stands today — with the outrageously hilarious Number One: Stephen Colbert. Neil Strauss sits down with the host of The Colbert Report to find out how a God-loving square became TV’s most dangerous man. Grab the issue for his story, and check out exclusive Q&A here: Stephen Colbert on Deconstructing the News, Religion and the Colbert Nation. Plus, track the comic’s rise from sketch-show obscurity to American Hero and watch some of his finest clips in Before the Report.

Plus: Watch the cast of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia head to Comic-Con and the crew from Glee share their favorite performances from the upcoming season. And look back at all the times TV has graced the cover of Rolling Stone.

Grab the issue for more of our TV special, including Mad Men’s Jon Hamm, David Duchovny, Ed Helms, Padma Lakshmi and Neil Patrick Harris. Plus Gavin Edwards hits the road with Pink, Guy Lawson examines how Mexico’s drug lords have transformed the drug trade, and a roundup of the summer’s biggest tours, from Pearl Jam to Nine Inch Nails.


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