Season 3 (2007) August

# First aired "The Wørd" Studio guest Introductory phrase Prod#
292 August 1, 2007 College Credit Michael Beschloss "Hot enough for ya? Yes I am.. This is The Colbert Report." 3099
Stephen welcomes historian and author of Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, Michael Bechloss.
293 August 2, 2007 (none) Michael J. Behe "Select members of my studio audience tonight will be receiving chairs. This is The Colbert Report." 3100
Stephen welcomes professor of biology at Lehigh University and author of The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism, Michael Behe. He'll discuss the anthropomorphism inherent in his latest film Transformers.
294 August 7, 2007 The Dark Side Ian Bogost "Here's America's fortune (opens and reads fortune cookie) This is The Colbert bed!" 3101
Tonight Stephen welcomes video game analyst and author of Persuasive Games: The Expressive Power of Videogames, Ian Bogost.
295 August 8, 2007 (none) Tina Brown "This show is gonna knock your socks off, and I am not responsible for their replacement value. This is The Colbert Report." 3102
Tonight Stephen welcomes the former editor of Vanity Fair and author of The Diana Chronicles, Tina Brown. Also, Stephen talks with Jim Cramer about the recent foreclosure explosion.
296 August 9, 2007 Clarity Judd Apatow "That tingling sensation means the truth is working. This is The Colbert Report." 3103
Tonight Stephen welcomes writer, producer and director Judd Apatow.
297 August 13, 2007 White Guy Michael Jacobson "Do we have to do this right now? This is The Colbert Report." 3104
Stephen welcomes Michael Jacobson from the Center For Science In The Public Interest. We'll see how much interest the Nation has for science in public.
298 August 14, 2007 (none) Jerry Miller and Spencer Wells (no intro) 3105
Stephen welcomes Jerry Miller, who was exonerated through DNA evidence along with Spencer Wells, from The Genographic Project.
299 August 15, 2007 Potential Michael Wallis "If anyone asks you where I was between 11:30 and 12, I was right here. This is The Colbert Report." 3106
Stephen interviews Michael Wallis, author of The Lincoln Highway. He'll ask whether that highway is paved with good intentions or stovepipe hats.
300 August 16, 2007 (none) Andrew Keen "Happy 300th show me. Keep up the good work! This is The Colbert Report." 3107
Stephen's guest is Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur.
301 August 20, 2007 Made In Iraq Nathan Sawaya "I'm offering back to school savings. Save yourself some heartache and don't go back to school. This is The Colbert Report." 3108
Stephen feasts his eyes on a statue sculpted of himself made of legos by his guest, Nathan Sawaya
302 August 21, 2007 Self-Determiniation Michael Shermer "is it still raining? I hadn't noticed. This is The Colbert Report." 3109
Someone showed up and claimed to be the editor of Skeptic magazine, but he wasn't able to convince Stephen of anything. America wins again!
303 August 22, 2007 November Surprise Richard Branson "Your Phone Is Ringing! Your Phone Is Ringing! Free ring tone. This is The Colbert Report!" 3110
Dr. Colbert has his fifth billionaire guest on as Sir Richard Branson visits after an inspiring segment of Colbert Platinum and look at Fred Thompson's courageous candidacy.
304 August 23, 2007 (no word) Thomas Ricks "And after tonight, I'm off for two weeks, but don't tell my staff. This is The Colbert Report!" 3111
Dr. Colbert welcomes author of "Fiasco" Thomas Ricks, watches a documentary about his near-fatal wrist injury and Dr. Jerry Vizzone comes back to remove his gamey cast.
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