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>> stephen colbert! captioning sponsored by cbs ( band playing "late show" theme ) >> stephen: thank you, ladies and gentlemen! thank you! thank you! wow! ooo! thank you very much, thank you. >> stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen. >> stephen: thank you very much. >> stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! ( cheers and applause ) ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: thank you very
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that's nice. i can use that.t. thank you, thank you veve much. that is-- that is better than a midwinter flu shot. thank you so much, ladies and gentlemen. welcome to "ththlate show." i'm stephen colbert. ( cheers and applause ) if you check your calendars, the presidential election is now nine months away, which e elains why we're allll experiencing morning sickness, i think. ( laughter ) but we've alrea had the most important vote of 2016, in my opinion. on monday, a small town in upstate new york asked its citizens to decide whether or not they should keep their official seal. it seems like someone from outside of the town had called the town seal racist. but that term gets thrown around very casually these days. so let's take a look for ourselves: okay, thatatooks like a white
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but is he really-- is he real reay a white guy? mmy, let's zoom in.. ah, he's pretty white. i believe that is sherwin williams caucasian number 54. let's not over-react. it's not like he symbolically stands for allllhite guys. what's the name of the guy being depicted on the seal? white. okay, still, that's a pretty common name. it's a very common name. that's not necessarily referring to the hue of his skin. what's his first name? hugh. ( laughter ) all right. all right. bubuwhat's the context h he? let's look at the big picture. i mean, it's not like it's the official seal of whitesville or whitesylvania or something. what's the town name?
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>> jon: unbelievable. >tephen: that is the whwhest name for a town next to pleated khakis, wyoming. maybe it has nothing to do with anything bad happening to indians. >> according to the town, the seal actually shows a friendly wrestling match. they say the founder won the match along with the respect andnd the gogowill of the oneidas. >> stephen: see? it's just a friendly strangling. the kind that leadto respect and goodwill. you know what? yoyoknow what-- i i didn't think of this before? maybe we're misinterpreting it. who are we to judge what two consenting men do on a town seal? maybe hugh white and his shirtless nanave companion were into sensual role-play. i mean, i'm sure t indian had a safe word.
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"please take all my land." >> jon: whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa! >> stephen: by the way-- >> stephen: whoa! >> stephen: i i forgot to tell you the headline here it's town voted to keep it. i almost left that out of story. so it has a happy ending in that i probably get to make some more jokes about this in the future. and minutes from now, we've got a great show for you. ( cheers and applause ) my first guest is the fantastic actor paul giamatti. ( cheers and applause ) isn't he great? everybody loves paul. everybody loves paul giamatti, man. in his new show "billions," he plays a federal prosecutor who goes after wall street. so, great, a fantasy. maybe there are some dragons or something.
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guerilla girls, a group of activist women in gorilla masks who fight for gender equality in the art world. and somewhere, somewhere. ( cheers and applause ) yeah. somewhere, i like to think there's a group of gorillas in girl masks just throwing poop at each other. ( laughter ) then i'll be talking with two-time world champion bull rider j.b. mauney. he's going to be right here ding a bull, and h hs going to teach me how to ride a mechanical bull, and i'm already ready. i already mastered the horsey outside the supermarket. oh, that musical sound that you hear with the music holes, that's jon batiste and stay human. say hi to the band, everybody. ( cheers and applause ) we're about to start the show, but before we do, one more thing: chrysler unveiled the new
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minivans cool again. i guess i missededt the first time. >> tonight, stephen welcomes. paul giamatti. art activists guerilla girls. and profefeional bull rider j.b. mauney. featuring jon batiste and stay human. and now it's time for "the late show with stephen colbert"! ( cheers and applause )
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>> jon: thank you! >> stephen: thank you, giant cowboy. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! >> stephen: thank you. ( cheers and applause ) thank you, mr. band leader, thank you members of my audience, my fellow late-night ericans. yesterday, president barack obama delivered his final state of the union speech. everybody was there. the only person who was not there was a very relieved john boehner who was at home watching a "property brothers" marathon. i imagine is what i would do. i would do that. obama's words were confifint and aspirational harkening back to the optimism that defined his
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he continually returned to the theme of hope-ing you noticed that he did stuff. >> letete start with the economy and a basic fact. the united states of america right now has the strongest most durable economy in the world. our auto industry just had its best year ever. nearly 900,000 new jobs in the past six years. gas under two bucks a gallon ain't bad, either. iran has rolled backckts nuclear program. if you doubt america's commitment-- or mine-- to see that justice is done, just ask osama bin laden. >> stephen: what?! oh, no, he didn't!
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put them on the table, all in. gas prices! iran! not bad. of course, he didn't close gitmo or convince zayn to stay in one come bacac big z! we need you! of course, obama chalked up the successes of his two terms not just to himself, but to the spirit that resides in all great americans. >> america is thomas edison and the wright brothers, george washington carver, grace hopper, katherine johnson, sally ride. >> stephen: heavy metal suicide. we didn't start the fire i got a little misty. and his speec was listee the point is-- it's a good song-- point is, the president saw inspirational figures everywhere. >> america is every immigrant and entrepreneur from boston to austin. >> stephen: yes, boston to austin... greenbay to santa fe... alaska to nebraska... we didn't start the fire ( applause ) can't get it out of your head. you cannot get it out of your
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( laughter ) here's the thing-- america was great and is great. but the twist is, it will also be great. >> i want to focus on our future, the future we want. a rising standard of living and a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids-- all that is within our reach. but it will only happen if we work together. it will only happen if we can have rational, constructive debates. >> stephen: the future will bebe missed. ( laughter ) ( applause )
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on what will never happen now. ( applause ) >> stephen: but, of course, it wasn't just obama's big night. all eyes were on the new speaker of the house and guy at the gym grunting so loud you cananear it through your earbuds, paul ryan. this was his first time behind the president, and he was determined to get it right. ryan even told c.n.n. he was practicing his poker face. , of course, ryan had a tough job. when you're the speaker in the party opposing the president, be you republican or be you democrat, you have a duty not to react favorably to anything the president said. ryan had to appear simultaneously engaged and enraged. i give him credit he delivered a truly en-graijing performance.
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applaud. >> we've got to make it easier to vote, not harder. we need to modernize it. fixing a broken immigration system. ( applause ) protecting our kids from gun violence. ( applause ) equal pay for equal work. ( applause ) we reformed our health care system and reinvented our energy sector. ( applause ) that's how we delivered more care and benefits to our troops coming home and our veterans. ( applause ) >> stephen: look at that discipline! he didn't even applaud for the troops! that's like booing apple pie or not crying during "field of dreams." ( laughter ) he plays catch with his dad! the point is, paul ryan is the master. let's see if i could get him to applaud. jim?
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saving puppi from a burning bus! ( laughter ) a guy in a wheelchair makes a half-court basketball shot! ( laughter ) an elderly cat finds a forever home! america adds a second christmas! he is a tough nut. oh, i know-- t t first time we see the millenium fafaon in the new "star wars"! ( cheers and applause ) yeah, that one gets everybody right here. of course, it was really obama's night, and in his last state of the union, the president returned to the unifying theme of all his speeches: very long pauses. anyone who watches him knows he
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words... for empha... sis. ( cheers and applause ) and while last nigig was no exception, the networks did something i've never seen before-- they sold ad time during his pauses. >> we the people. >> draftkings. daily fantasy sports jackpots! play free with promo code "state of the union"! >> our constitution begins with those three simple words. >> hotelransylvania 2, now available on blu-ray! words we've come to recognize mean all the people, not jusus some. >>! >> words that insist we rise and fall together. >> speedstick deodorant >> stephen: and while the president used his final state of the union to crow about how he did things his way, he also admitted that regrets, he had a few. >> is one of the few regrets
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of better. i have no doubt, a president with the gifts of lincoln or roosevelt might have better bridged the divide. >> stephen: maybe he's not a lincoln or a roosevelt, but the president did try to rally the american people to come together and face what many see as an existential threat to our nation-- donald trump. >> we need to reject any politics, any politics that targets people because of race or religion. when politicians insult muslims, it doesn't make us safer. that's'sot telling it like it is. it's just wronon it diminishes us in the eyes of the world. ( applause ) >> stephen: now, he didn't mention the republican frontrunner by name-- because if you say it three times, he apapars behind you and demands your birth certificate.
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and here's the thing-- the president wasn't the only one calling for america to build a walalaround donald trump. so was the republican party's official designated response speaker, south carolina governor and crest whitestrips after photo nikki haley. >> during anxious times, i ican be tempting to f flow the siren call of the e griest voices. we must resist that temptation. some people think that you have to be the loudest voice in the room. >> stephen: the thing is that by showing in both of these speeches, by turning the state of the union night into the state of the trump, donald proved he's the loudest voice in the room, even when he's not in the room. and with both parties using their platform to go after this man's policies, last night donald trump did something obama could not-- he brought the country together. that meansnse's as great as lincoln, and f.d.r., and i'm sure donald trump would agree.
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giamatti. ( applause ) it's not about hugging trees. it's not about being wasteful either.
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everybody. my first guest tonight starred in "sideways," "cinderella man," "american splendor," and "john adams." he now plays a u.s. attorney hell-bent on prosecuting a wealthy hedge fund manager for sider trading on shohoime's "billions." >> max is a folk mereo in this town. the guy gave the new york city firefightersrs f fundation $100 million last year. police gave him a plaque at ground zero with his name on it. >> spitzer name was on all the highway signs, too. signs come down. >> that's why i love you, man. but a good matador doesn't try to kill a fresh bull. you wait until he's been stuck a few times. we need an opening, however small. if we get the guy the moment that he's gettable, just like the others, but not if there's a chance we lose. >> stephen: please welcome paul
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( cheers and applause ) >> holy cow! my goodness! it's glorious inere. being here. >> yes, my pleasure. >> stephen: thank you for bringing your reading glazes. >> i know. >> stephen: are we going to go over a contract together? >> yes, we will, later on. i'm just going t t rest them there. could i try them? >> please, absolutely. oh! holy cow! >> stephen: i gotta tell you, i suspect these look pretty good, but you're so blind, i cannotot i don't recognize-- you really can't see that well. >> i really can't see very well. >> stephen: are you-- but do you have spatial awareness of things around you? >> no, i'm like a ninja. absolutely. >> stephen: really? >> oh, at all times. >> stephen: because you have been accused of not having spatial awareness and i want to clear the air right here. >> really.
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>> i understand. >> stephen: and he was accused of man-spreading on the subway, and a photo apeeferred online in march. this is accusing you of man spreading on the subway. >> that's amazing. >> stephen: do you cop to the guilty plea for man spreading. >> i was man spreading. indeed, i was spread. there's no question about it. look at that. >> stephen: you are a man. >> an impressive e read, and i am a man. the car was nearly empty. i'm not kidding. >> stephen: sadly, there is no proof in the photograph. >> no, no,. >> stephen: there's no one next to you because they can't sit there because you'rean spreading. >> there's no reflection of anybody in the mirror-- window. >> stephen: wait a second! don't pull that "n.c.i.s." stuff on me. zoom in on the window, enhance! >> but you can't see anybody! >> stephen: i'm sorry, we're going to have to take your word for cant. >> there was nobody near me. >> stephen: this is not a book the etiquette by any chance? >> no, i don't know what i was reading. >> stephen: you know what, i
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>> thank you. >> stephen: people like paul giamatti. because you seem like an average y. ( cheers and applause ) and d u seem like a very average, relatable guy. i loved you "john adams" for which you won the emmy. >> thank you. >> stephen: did john adams seem like a kind o o guy you could get to know? >> i don't know. he's a pretty angry guy. >> stephen: really? >> sees he's a difficult, spiky, abrasive guyuy i have to play a lot of guys like that. >> stephen: you do. >> i don't know why. ( laughter ) what the hell is that all about! >> stephen: that is why? thats why. still, adams seems moree relatablblthan someone like jefferson. >> for sure. >> stephen: jefferson is like-- i'm not going to go to monticello. might get-- you know, might get freaky while there. >> totally. >> >> stephen: i'm not into that scene. >> the weird inventions. >> stephen: and in this show "billions," you play a federal prosecutor-- >> very relatable people. >> stephen: what's his name? >> chuck roads.
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>> chuck roads. sounds like an ice cream flavor. >> stephen: it does. chuck rds. that's his name. >> stephen: but what you can relate to what, a lotot of people can relate to is wanting to stick to a billionaire. >> yes. >> stephen: especially after the financial collapse of 2008, we're all kind of suspicious of billionaires, right? >> yes. >> stephen: at least walll street billionaires? >> yes. i mean, for sure, but the crooked ones are the problem. i mean, i don't know---- it's a question of whether moneys evil to begin with. but, i mean, having it i don't think -- >> it's just the root of all evil. it's not evil itself. >> that's right. it's simply the cause. >> stephen: some of my best friends are billionaires. >> is thdt right. >> stephen: i call them my best friends. they don't know it yet. we had damien on last week and i pointed out everyone in america works for, like, one of 12 billionaires. >> that's true, pretty much. >> stephen: are you the hero of this, or iss the b blionaire the hero of this? >> i would think the show is kind of unsparing of both sides. >> stephen: really? >> yeah.
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i don't know whether i'm actually all that heroic in it. but, you know, ultimately, the other guy is breaking the law. it's not like anybody in the federal government has ever broken any laws. >> stephen: uh-huh... ( laughtht ) one interesting thing about whether or not you're a good guy or a bad guy is that i like to be prepared when i meet my guests. i like to know something about the project they're doing. >> okay. >> stephen: i like you, i like damien. i like the whole idea. so over the christmas break i was sitting around with my wife and kids and i said, "let's watch "billions"." so i put it in the little machine, and the very opening scene isou, like, hogtied with a ball gag and a dominatrix. her foot your chest. >> she puts out a cigarette -- >> i didn't get that far. >> really? >> stephen: let's go get some ice cream, kids. let's go outside. or fight with machetes. anything other than watch the rest of this. >> i'm sorry to hear that. >> stephen: really?
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you missed a teachable moment with your family there. you missed a very. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: kids-- >> you missed a teachable -- >> kids, it's-- >> it's very important. >> stephen: kids, have a safe word. have a safe word. perhaps "take all my land." >> that's a handy one. >> stephen: safe word to have. >> very good. >> stephen: i jusus said he's just trying to eat a very tough apple. ( laughter ) roughage is so important. >> absolutely! >> stephen: so your character has a darar side. >> he has an alternative side. i don't know that it's dark necessarily. >> stephen: having a cigarette put out on your chest isn't dark? >> not to some people. i was actually very excited to do it. not excited to do it. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: how deeply. ( cheers and applause ) how deeply did you get into character? >> i was-- i was game. let's say i was game. >> stephen: sure, sure. >> no, it was really interesting.
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>> i would hope so. >> yes, they did. to tie me up. i never saw this guy on the set again, just this one time. and he was really trussing me up, and he was dead serious about it. he was really like, "they gotta go two times around the back of the thigh and the bututcks." and i was like, "who the hell is this guy?" and they got me genuinely trussed up. it was one of those things, the more you move the tighter is gets. it was one of those thingsgs and it was extraordinary because my reaction to it was really surprising. i fell asleep. ( laughter ) >> stephen: that is not what i expeed you to say. >> i had a warm washing feeling go over me. and i just dropped off-- i just... they had to keep-- they had to keep waking me up between takes. "hey, buddy. hey, hey, we're going to shoot, buddy." >> stephen: she's putting a cigarette out on your chest. it's rude not to pay taingz. >> it was crazy. it was the weirdest reaction. i didn't expect that.
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so-- and whatt episode are we on right now in "billions"? >> we're done with it. >> stephen: are we done? >> i'm done. >> stephen: on tv, we don't know yet. >> it hasn'tven started yet. >> stephen: : , you sent me a copy. ( laughter ) ( applause ) i'm sorry. i forgot. i'm in show business! >> well, that's right. that was a really weird time slip. >> stephen: i have a cold i want to thank you for being here. welcome to the lifestyle. >> okay. >> stephen: and call aa brother up next time. it's better than sleeping pills it sounds like. >> absolutely. no question about it. >> stephen: a pleasure, paul giamatti, lovely to see you again. "billions" p pmieres on shohoime is sunday at 10 p.m. it's got-- paul giamatti, everybody.
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yeah, i'm married. does it matterer you'd do that for me? really? yeah i'd like that. who are you talking to? uh, it's jake from state farm. sounds like a really good deal. jake from state farm, at three in the morning? who is this? it's jake from state farm. what are you wearing jake from state farm? uh, khakis. she sounds hideous. well, she's a guy so... other reason more people stay with state farm.
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the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of u rather than a handful billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise4 (tapping sound and making sense. (elephant t und) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: welcome back, everybody. now, everyone is talking about last night's state of the union where obama stood before america and laid out his vision for how the world should be. but he's not the only one with a platform to change the world. as a late-night talk show host, wield tremendous power. not to brag, but i get 15% off everything at the cbs gi shop. yes, even "big bang theory" belts. it's everyrying you love about the show, in belt form! ( laughter ) but even my awesome power pales comparison to the great despots of history: genghis khan. muammar qaddafi. ashton kutcher. ( laughter ) bow down before his boyish
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you out to the punking fields. these merciless tyrants have but two things in common: one, demanding total obedience. and, two, a big furry hat! ( applause ) ( cheers and applause ) now that this hat is upon my head, i am endowed with unquestionable power! this is due to my hat's two main attributes: its bigness and its furriness. request and all prochandlations i make while wearing the hat-- i
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are now and forever law. let us begin. ( cheers and applause ) henceforth, if someone rejects you on tinder, they must write a three-page essay about what makes them so damn special. ( laughter ) ( applause ) from now on, any telemarketer who calls you during dinner must stay on the phone and listen to you eat. ( applause ) people who brew beer in their homes may no longer call it beer. they must call their product "sour foamy bucket drink." ( laughter ) ( applause ) if your carry-on luggage is too big to fit in the overhead compartment, you will be placed under the seat in front of you.
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( applause ) henceforth, there shall be no more scenes after the credits. if it wasn't good enough to be in the mov, it's not good enough for me to wait around for. ( applause ) i don't care what thor is doing next. ( laughter ) one day a year, mcdonalds must serve authentic scottish cuisine. ( applause ) sbarros and arby's will be combined into one restaurant, known as s'barbys. henceforth, 50 is the new 40. 60 is the new 50. 70 is the new 60. and dead is the new 80. ( laughtht )
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must be spent leaping. math is too hard. from now on, the answer is seven. ( cheers and applause ) henceforth, two wrongs do make a right, three wrongs make a left, and ten wrongs get you a free sub. ( applause ) anyone using the phrase "awesome sauce" will be pureed. ( laughter ) ( applause ) the hat has spoken! we'll be right back with the guerrilla girls.) woman: i'll never remember all the projocts, presentations, ororeetings i gave up my nights for. (music's drums intensify) but days like this, i'll never forget. get out there, in the 2016 ford escape.
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( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: welcome back, once again to "the late show"." my next guests are a group of anonymous, feminist art activists. please welcome the grrilla girls, everybody. ( applause ) thank you all for being here. i feel terrible. i don't have any candy left. ( laughter ) who are you and how long have you been doing what you do? what are the guerilla girls? >> we're the guerilla girls. in 1985, , were baby artists -- some of us were baby artists. and we looked around and we saw that all the opportunities and almost all the money in the art world was going to white males. and no one really cared about
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up some provocative posters on the street and get people to talk about them. >> stephen: here is one of them right here. do w wen have to be naked to get into the met museum? it said only 5% of the exhibition-- ( applause ) it says that only 5% of the artists in t todern art sections are women but 85% of the news are female. why is important to protest to get more women into an a2t museum? why choose art as a place for feminism, when i go too an art museum, i-- i don't know a lot about art, but i know what's in the museum. and i don't necessarily know whether the person painting is a male or a female. can artt speak for itself, or does it have to be gender identified? >> well, i mean, every decision, aesthetic decision, has a value behind it. and if all the decisions are being made b b the samam people, then, you know, the art will never look like the whole of our culture.
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kind of run by, you know, billionaire art collectors who buy art that appeal to their values. and we say art should look like the rest of our culture, you know, unless all the voices of our culture are in the history of art, it's not really history of art. it's a history of power. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: you've been doing this-- you've been doing this for 30 years now. and imagine it's getting fairly steamy in those masks at this point. ( laughter ) why did you choose gorilla? is it because-- is it dehumanizing or because they'rere scary? >> well, first, we were freedom fighter gorillas, and then we got some press requests and we wanted to have our pictures but we were annymous. we wanand to hide ourselves. so one of our early members was a really bad speller, and we
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day, and she spelled getty gorilla. >> stephen: so originally it was guerilla like guerilla fighter, and she misspelled it like the animal, a a you went th it? well, it was a message from heaven. >> stephen: have you guys ever been found out? >> that's a rel good question. >> stephen: thank youou >> people have tried to find out who we are, but this whole anonymity thing is so delicious, and it's weird in one way because you don't know who we are, but it attracts attention to our cause. so whilele people do try to find out, they're almost always wrong. >> stephen: it's been said that history is written by the winners. and history has been described as a record of violence. is the art world also a record of violence in and of itself? >> yes. >> stephen: okay.
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( laughter ) it's my metaphor, but explain it to me. ( laughter ). >> for years, kings and queens told us what art was all about. we don't live ---- >> picturere of t tm. it was pictures of them a lot. >> mostly, yes. so now, you know, we aspire to, you know, a demdemocratic society, and art should bebout the culture, all of us. it should be about art oduction. right? >> stephen: in 1985, the guggenheim had zero solo shows by wom artists. the metropolitan had zero. thehitney had zero. and the modern had one. okay. 30 years later, the guggenheim had one, the metropolitan had one,he whitney had one, and the modern had two. >> yeah. and that's the progress we've made in 30 years. >> stephen: 30 years. >> and that's the whole problem because i think a lot of people thought that it was an issue in the 70s and the 80s and then it got solved, but it hasn't.
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numbers, which is why, sadly, we need to keep doing this. >> stephen: is t art world, like, more important than other aspects of for feminism, or is it merely your focus? there are other things you could protest. you could protest women there is not a lot of representation in congress. there is not a l l of representation in n e tech world, in the matador world. ( laughter ) on late night tv. >> yes, yes! >> stephen: there's not a lot. why choose art? well, we were artists-- we are artists. so we started out in the art world. but very quickly, what we did was invent this way of using facts and humor to twist an issueround and present it in a a different way that might change people's minds. so we have spread out to politics, film. >> stephen: a lot of the art museums are supported by billionaire donors. do they make the call of what goes into the museums?
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billionaire collectors and billionanae art dealers, a few of them control the art world. they sit on the boards of museums, and they have to pay collect. and they're mumu more likely to already have. and most of them have the same cookie cutter collections of art that costs the most. there are so many great artists out there. there's too much discrimination. ( applause ). >> stephen: well, the guerilla girls are taking over the twin ties starting january 18. the guerilla girls, everybodydy thank you so much for being here. ( cheers and applause ) to do your own tax. so we flew in mastermind george smoot to help him. ok, what does it say there? it says, "did you buy a home?" did you buy a home? yes. well then, press there. (cellphone tone)
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tell where j.b. falls amongst e great, but you have to be great to do something like that. he looked so happy to be off that bull. please welcome j.b. mauney. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> stephen: now, i have to wear a cup to even watch that. ( laughter ) all right. let me ask you something-- when you get on the bull, do you know what kind of ride you're in for still in the chute? >> sometimes. some don't stand very good at all. >> stephen: now, is it by the bull's reputation? is there a bull every year on the circuit where you go, "i don't want to get on that bull." or,i really want to get on that bull." >> i want to get on all of them. some guys might be scared of them, but some stand a little better in the chute than other >> steteen: how did this sportrt start? did somebody just look at a mad, wild animal and said, "hey, you know what would be fun? watching you get on it?" ( laughter ).
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up with the idea of wanting to ride a bull in the first place. i'm not really sure, but i'm glad he did. >> stephen: now, you are the biggest cashh winning western sports athlete of all time. ( cheers and applause ) bull win? ( laughter ). >> stephen: do they get to go out to stud? >> yeah. the really good ones -- >> do you g out to stud? >> depends on what night it is. >> stephen: now, okay, how long is the average ride? >> eight seconds. >> stephen: eight seconds! so what do you do with the rest of your day? ( laughter ). >> hopefully if it goes good, whatever i want to do? >> now how do you train for thisis >> i got on practice bulls every day when i was younger. >> stephen: really? like behind us here we have a mechanical bull, like a mechanical bull or a real bull bull. >> real. had aasture righteside my house, and every day i'd get on
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>> stephen: what was in the bronx. when was your house? >> in north carolina. >> stephen: can n ask about roping the calfs and stuff like that? why do you have to keep roping the calfs? why don't you put the some place where they kane getet out? why don't you get one of those invisible fences. >> i have no idea. >> stephen: could you show us how it's done? >> i guess i could try. >> stephen: he's going to give us a little tasteight here, ladies and gentlemen. ( applause ) ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: when it's in the rodeo, do they speed up the footage? why is this-- oh, i see. oh, it's getting serious. all right, there we go. there we go. here we are!
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