|Pop Culture Gadabout|
Tuesday, May 02, 2006 |
( 5/02/2006 05:07:00 AM ) Bill S.
CARRIED OUT OF THE ROOM – Recalling how nervous Jon Stewart came across on the night after his big weekend in the politico media spotlight, I was fairly curious as to how Stephen Colbert was gonna return from his gig at the White House Correspondent Dinner. Of course, he continued to play things in character, acting totally oblivious about any of the ripples his appearance might've caused – which strikes me as precisely the right comic note to take. A half hour earlier on The Daily Show, Jon observed that Colbert had done exactly what he does on his show – and gave his fellow comedian a verbal pat on the back for his performance. The cap to another minor (but admittedly entertaining) media flap . . .