Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Greatest moment.

For months, I'd been checking the Colbert and Daily Show ticket sites from time to time with no luck. Around the time that I scored Conan tickets for Jeff and me I decided to check again, and discovered that they had just opened up about 6 months of tapings. Amazing.

So yesterday, I went with a few friends to get a dose of Truthiness. (And by February 9th I will have completed the Conan-Colbert-Stewart trifecta!)

The show was awesome. The guest was Philippe Petit, whose documentary, Man on Wire, I STILL have from Netflix and STILL have not watched. I should do that. Anyway, he was very cool and funny.

Before the show Stephen came out to talk to the audience before getting into character, and to take questions. I hadn't thought of anything clever to ask, but I noticed that not many people seemed to be asking questions and I really just wanted to talk to him, so I raised my hand. He pointed at me: "Yes, young lady?"

"What would you say has been the single greatest moment of your life so far?" I asked.

"You mean, other than this moment right now?" he replied, gesturing from himself to me.

"Well, obviously." I grinned.

There you have it, folks. What was the greatest moment of Stephen Colbert's life? Talking to me.


  1. That seriously is the greatest moment EVER! I'm so glad you spoke up.

  2. Well of course it was! What a great story.

  3. How fun! Sounds like a genuine 'Dear Diary' day! :)

  4. OOooo you be so ballsy to say that...and good question!!

  5. It was the greatest moment of my life reading this blog post. I hope whomever you took gave you something good in return!! Also, it feels like it's been forever since you last blogged, and it feels good to have you back.

  6. Talking to you is the greatest moment of my life too. Except... getting married. And having a baby. Then it's talking to you. A solid #3.



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