Peter Kafka

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Take Their Turns On Clint Eastwood’s Chair

It’s like a skateboarding dog, or a Korean pop sensation, but so much weirder: Clint Eastwood’s monologue-with-chair routine is this week’s viral video. And like all viral videos, it needs a response.

So you here you go: A two-fer from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, who were smart enough to make sure they changed their broadcast schedules this week, precisely so they could riff on stuff like this.

If you’re time-pressed, check out Colbert’s follow-up chair interview. But if you can, invest in the extra 10 minutes for Stewart’s rant, one of his all-time classics:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik