He finds people who find his writing offensive interesting. He feels the pressures of a right-wing and left-wing audience equally. And the lines for book signings go on, and on. As do delightful interviews with this irrepressible man, such as this one.
Reading Colbert's Midnight Confessions cover to cover is a little like watching Peter Pan’s shadow run around the room -- you can't nail it down.
Although Stewart and Colbert both ended their runs with their reputations largely intact, one can't forget the duo's most controversial moments. This is the "Threat Down" Count Down.