Season 3 (2007) October

# First aired "The Wørd" Studio guest Introductory phrase Prod#
316 October 1, 2007 Evitable Charlie Savage "New York Mets, congratulations on your record-setting season." 3123
Stephen welcomes the author of Takeover: The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy, Charlie Savage
317 October 2, 2007 Troops Out Now John Mearsheimer "Hey pennyloafers! Get to work and earn that money." 3124
Stephen welcomes University of Chicago political scientist and co-author of The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy (with Stephen M. Walt), John Mearsheimer.
318 October 3, 2007 (no word) Jim Lovell "I may disagree with what you say, but I will fight to the death for my right to fight you to the death." 3125
Houston, we have an astronaut. Stephen welcomes Apollo 13 Commander Jim Lovell.
319 October 4, 2007 Catastrophe John Kao "I already picked out my Halloween costume: I'm going as a guy who's always right." 3126
Stephen welcomes entrepreneur, educator and author of Innovation Nation: How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do to Get It Back', John Kao.
320 October 8, 2007 Medium Matters George Saunders "It's Columbus Day! But I won't rest until all the state capitals are recognized." 3127
Stephen welcomes Syracuse University professor and author of The Braindead Megaphone, George Saunders.
321 October 9, 2007 Mighty Duck Stephen Colbert "The following anger has been formatted to fit your television screen." 3128
Stephen welcomes someone he's intimately familiar with... (but not sexually.) Stephen Colbert.
322 October 10, 2007 Americon Dream Wesley Clark "Kraft Foods: I'd make a great pasta shape." 3129
Stephen welcomes former NATO supreme commander in Europe and author of A Time to Lead: For Duty, Honor and Country, General Wesley Clark.
323 October 11, 2007 (no word) Chris Jordan "This will get the fight song right out of your head: By Mennen!" 3130
Stephen learns from artist Chris Jordan how much cans of soda can be lined up as an aluminum wall.
324 October 15, 2007 Enviro-medal Disaster Paul Glastris and Dennis Kucinich "An apple a day keeps anyone away, if you throw it hard enough." 3131
Dennis Kucinich empties his pockets and Paul Glastris reveals his unusual college ranking. Stephen's alma mater, Dartmouth, ranks 75.
325 October 16, 2007 (no word) Bob Drogin "The following program was supposed to contain scenes of brief nudity...thanks alot network" 3132
326 October 17, 2007 (no word) Garry Kasparov "You might wanna add water, because this show is concentrated truth!" 3133
327 October 18, 2007 (no word) Craig Newmark "Error 404 Introduction to show not found!" 3134
328 October 29, 2007 Absinthetinence Richard Berman "Hey, babies! Where did I go?!" 3135
329 October 30, 2007 (no word) Craig Venter "The following anger is based on a true story..." 3136
330 October 31, 2007 Job Description Col. Lawrence Wilkerson "This show is filmed in front of a dead studio audience! This is The Col-scare Report! (maniacal laugh)" 3137