Baby Got Beck

Happy Friday, everyone!

So, below, Stephen Colbert takes on Glen Beck’s new Fox show in a doozy of a satire that involves, in no particular order: “crazy eyes,” guts, sandwiches, hallucinogenic frogs, “the nightmares of opium addicts,” white dwarfs, “flaming balls of gas,” and a colonoscopy. (Yeah.) “We need to take a stand,” Colbert tells his audience, midway through a faux version of this last one.” I myself won’t be sitting for days.”

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.