Friday, January 19, 2007

Colbert on O'Reilly / O'Reilly on Colbert

Last night Stephen Colbert went on Bill O'Reilly's show and then O'Reilly went on Colbert.

In the O'Reilly on Colbert, O'Reilly says that he's not a tough guy, that he's sensative and that "This is all an act."

Colbert responds with, "If you're an act, than what am I?"

Colbert on O'Reilly

O'Reilly on Colbert

To me Colbert is so obviously the winner in these encounters it's kind of uncomfortable to watch. It makes me wonder why O'Reilly would do these. And why after the Colbert on O'Reilly one went so bad he would go on Colbert's show? Maybe at that point he said he would and couldn't back out.

Is there more to this though? Is there a way in which O'Reilly fans would see him as the more stand up guy? Would believers get Colbert's sly jokes?


daddyisaninja said...

That's some funny sutff...I heard a little clip on KUNR this morning, but missed the episodes, which are classic. I actually think O'Reilly holds his own pretty well. Despite his downward spiral of image lately, he proves to me that he is every bit as quick-witted as Colbert when forced to banter in a improv comedy sort of way.

My favorite line from Colbert, though: "I'm doing YOU, Bill."

Reno Rambler said...

I'm sure O'Reilly went on to get a little fix of "good" press since he has been in a downard spiral as you say lately. O'Reilly's quickwitted until he gets stumped or flustered and then he just yells shut up or pulls the plug.

~Bungalow Bill~ said...

Bull O'Really is always hard to watch.

Colbert is funny because he really is acting, Bull is not funny because he is acting when he says he is acting. The funny thing is some people actually like him.

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