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Stephen Colbert wants to give millennials their own Letterman

It seems like everyone was waiting for Stephen Colbert's debut on The Late Show ever since he killed Death and rode off into the night with Santa Claus. I was among them but I didn t watch the premiere live. I waited for the weekend and watched the show like modern people do: by binge-watching an entire week in one sitting. If anything remarkable happened in the meantime, I figured, the content compass of the internet would guide me to it.

The headlines about Colbert's first week on The Late Show came not from funny bits and wacky antics, but from his interviews. Compared with his NBC analog Jimmy Fallon or even Colbert's own summer of weird internet blurbs The Late Show's early "breakout" moments were more substantive. But while...

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