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saturday at the santa captioning sponsored by cbs >> president trump and the white house go on attack after house democrats launch a sweeping investigation into all things trump. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> they're coming. 81 docum prob a daring attack launched by house dems! this spring, brace yourself. subpoenas are coming. "shame of thrones."
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the final season? ( cheers and applause ) oue te show with stephen colbert." tonight, dem-pire strikes back. plus, stephen welcomes kit harrington, amber tamblyn and musical guest hozier. featuring jon batiste and stay human. and now, live on tape from the ed sullivan theater in new york city, it's stephen colbert! ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: how are you? ♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) nicely done. please, have a seat, everybody. thank you very much.e "the lat" i'm your host, stephen colbert. and-- ( cheers and applause )
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do you think donald trump ever regrets winning the presidency? ( laughter ) not as much as we do, but just a little? ( laughter ) because right now, he's being investigated by multiple congressional committees. the mueller report could drop at any minute, and that flag he hugged is being interviewed by ronan farrow. ( laughter ) >> jon: ooh! >> stephen: yesterday, the house judiciary committee sent letters demanding information from over 80 people and institutions connected to trump, including the white house, the justice department, senior campaign officials, trump organization officials, and the president's sons. eric was so excited to get mail. ( laughter ( cheers and applause ) and it's not just-- it's not just the judiciary committee.
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the chairmen of three other committees are demanding documents on trump's communications with putin and interviews with "linguists, translators, or interpreters who participated in, attended, or in any way listened in on president trump's in-person meetings with putin, as well as president trump's phone calls with president putin." to which putin responded: (as putin) : "da. ( laughter ) good luck finding translators. ( laughter ) especially the parts that talk." ( laughter ) these investigations come on top of allll the other investigations going on. trump is currently being looked into by the special counsel, the u.s. attorney for the southern southern district of new york, the f.b.i., the marshall tucker band, the house committee on oversight and reform, molly hatchet, the house committee on ways and means, lynyrd skynyrd, the house intelligence committee, the allman brothers, the senate select committee on intelligence, and many more! now-- ( cheers and applause )
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all the original artists. all the original artists. ♪ can't you see and trump is feeling the pressure. he's tweeting things like: ( laughter ) ( laughter ) trump-- ( cheers and applause ) trump, on the other hand, is sweaty hot crazy.( la ) his speech on saturday at c-pac. >> they're gonna grab together. they're gonna say, "you know, this guy's really laying for us."co. r me like rattlesnakes on a chicken. yikes! yeeegh!" ( cheers and applause )
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( laughter ) he also tweeted, "the greatest overreach in the history of our country. the dems are obstructing justice and will not get anything done." notice how he always accuses his accusers before they can accuse him? (as trump) : "i didn't obstruct justice! they did, okay? they're the ones who colluded with russia. they're the ones who eat cheeseburgers in bed. and they're so delicious. and i know the hamburglar's laying in wait for me. and i did it. i did it! gaaaa! yeee!"
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thank you, charlie. so, trump did what he always does when he feels down. he found comfort from his friends in the tv, tweeting this quote from sean hannity. see if you notice the small typo: "we the people will now be subjected to the biggest display of modern day mccathyism." ( laughter ) yes. it's true, very important. >> jon: mccathy? >> stephen: modern day "mccathyism," immortalized in the famous comic, where she says, "ack! socialists redistributed my chocolate!" ( laughter ) today, trump took some questions about thin fell back on his favorite smears. >> the witch hunt continues. the fact is that, i guess, we got 81 letters. there was no collusion. it was a hoax. >> stephen: it's just so sad when his heart's not in it, you know? ( laughter )
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he's like an aging singer doing his 16th show of the week in branson to a half-empty room. (as trump dispirited): "no collusion. ( laughter ) lock her up. ( laughter ) build the wall. ( laughter ) fake news. ( laughter ) ma-ga." ( laughter ) but, but-- ( cheers and applause ) trump tried his best to stay positive. >> people understand that. when they look at it, they just say, "presidential harassment." but that's okay. no administration has accomplished-- probably you could say this with absolute surety-- in the first anywhere near what we've accomplished. >> stephen: really? ( laughter ) i just want to point out on day
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149 of george washington's presidency they passed the bill of rights. and it's taken you almost two years to violate all of them. ( cheers and applause ) of course-- ordering soldiers? ordering soldiers in a time of war? i'm not sure he hasn't done-- of course, yesterday, he said he was going to cooperate with all of the document requests from congress. but today, he changed his mind, and in doing so, he cited his favorite former president. >> president obama, from what they tell me, was under a similar kind of thing, didn't give one letter. they didn't do anything. they didn't give one letter of the request. many requests were made. 's right obamno pape remember one crazy old racist who kept demanding his birth certificate. ( laughter ) now, even-- ( cheers and applause )noen-- o. even trump's allies seem to be turning against him.
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last week, michael cohen testified in congress, and now trump's being betrayed by former presidential lawyer and drawbridge attendant at the licorice castle, ty cobb. ( laughter ) for almost a year, cobb lead trump's legal team addressing the mueller investigation. well, now that he's left the white house, he has changed his tune-- a tune, i assume, he plays on a circus calliope. ( laughter ) ♪ ♪ thank you. ( laughter ) cobb was just on a podcast called "the investigation" where he talked about the investigation. and since it was a podcast, we only have the audio, so we've added a visual approximation of ty cobb: >> i think bob mueller is an american hero. i've known him for 30 years as a prosecutor and a friend, and i think the world of bob mueller. he is a very deliberate guy, and-- but he's also a class act and a justice-oriented person. (>chndch hunt.he investigation
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that snowman just tossed donald trump under the sleigh. ( laughter ) regardless of these investigations, trump's days are numbered, at least for his first term, because we're getting closer and closer to the next presidential election. there are a lot of democrats in this thing. in fact, here are all the candidates "the new york times" says are either running or might run. is this eric swawlwell? is this swalwell? swalwell, he smell well. ( laughter ) of course, with nearly 30 people l t in my gment "notatic doin' it donkey style"! >> no thanks! she's not running for president in 2020. that is tough news for republicans. they still haven't realized
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she's no longer running in 2016. ( laughter ) one of-- ( applause ) "lock her up! lock her..." one of the biggest names being thrown around in the next election comes from one of the smallest men, former new york city mayor and grandpa catching you with his deck of erotic playing cards, michael bloomberg. ( laughter ) today, bloomberg announced that he will not run for president in 2020, explaining, "i've come to realize that i'm less interested in talking than doing." talked he, about not doing. ( laughter ) now, i don't know what bloomberg's going to do next, but i'm a bit concerned for him. because other new york mayors who have left office have ended up in humiliating dead-end jobs. ( laughter ) we've got a great show for you tonight. ( cheers and applause ) kit harington is here from "game of thrones." but when we return, "meanwhile!" ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: jon batiste and stay human, everybody, right there. a little speedwagon! thank you, jon! you know, folks, i spend so much time dealing with the elephants in the newsroom, that sometimes i forget to notice the smaller, but equally compelling news baboons shrieking and hurling their feces. ( laughter ) and sometimes i like to display them in my news habitat of a segment: "meanwhile."
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( cheers and applause ) meanwhile! >> jon: people like the "meanwhile." >> stephen: people miss it. when it's not here, they miss it. meanwhile, an oregon man who was stranded in his snowbound s.u.v. for five days, told rescuers he survived on taco bell sauce packets while trapped in the storm. that is amazing! this man survived despite eating taco bell. ( laughter ) the fella, this guy, jeremy taylor-- the hero of our story-- is an off-roading fan who drove up a forest service road last week, with his dog ally-- seen here having no idea ( bleep ) is about to get real. ( laughter ) five days later, after being found by a passi snowmobiler, jeremy took to facebook, joking "taco bell fire sauce saves lives." ( laughter )
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while ally took to facebook, saying "looking for new owner, must have cell phone, please no dumb-dumb." ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) meanwhile, archaeologists have uncovered an elixir of immortality in a 2,000-year-old chinese tomb. though, i do have suspicions this elixir of immortality may not work. first hint? they found it in a tomb. ( laughter ) researchers found an ancient bronze pot filled with a yellowish liquid exhibiting a very strong alcohol-like smell. i remember making a similar "archaeological discovery" in a milk jug under my college roommate's bed. ( laughter ) now, at first, the scientists believed the liquid was wine, but found that it was, in fact, a different substance after "further lab work," also known as making the intern chug it. ( laughter )
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of course, this so-called elixir of immortality is nothing more than a combination of ancient chemicals with no real life- extending properties. so these archaeologists should do the logical thing... and send it to me. ( laughter ) bring me the elixir, so that i may shed this accursed chains of mortal life, and rule eternal over the arid landscape on a throne of skulls, bringing you jokes about the latest trump goof-em-ups for untold aeons to come. ( laughter ) give me... the elixir. ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause ) meanwhile, reports broke out overnight that after months of waiting, "an anonymous mega millions lottery winner has claimed the $1.5 billion jackpot in south carolina." first of all, why is someone
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winning the lottery always reported as news? it's not a story. someone will win. ( laughter ) just go with a standard headline: breaking news: still not you." ( laughter ) here's what's crazy: on the day they bought their winning ticket, "the winner allowed someone to cut in front of him or her in line at the store to buy the same kind of ticket before the winner bought their own." okay, okay, nice story. but i think karma needs to recalibrate the dials a little bit. ( laughter ) letting someone in front of you at the corner store should be good for, like, a free slim jim. ( laughter )g abraham lincoln as a young man just went viral. here it is. damn! ( laughter ) i'm not sure what he's liberating, but keep it in your pants, abercrombie & fitch. and who does he think he's fooling with those books? "oh, hey mr. and mrs. d. i'm just here to study with becky." get out, you punk! ( laughter ) put on a shirt!
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♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: hey! ladies and gentlemen, my first guest tonight is the emmy- nominated actor you know as jon snow in "game of thrones." ( cheers and applause ) please welcome, kit harington!
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♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> how are you? >> stephen: thanks for being here. i want you to know, i want you to know, in case you do not have the reference for this, is that not every guest who comes on gets squeals of pleasure. >> really? aww. >> stephen: from the audience. very few people get that. >> thank you. thank you for your squeals. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: well, nice to meet you. i've never had a chance to talk to you before. >> no. it's very nice to meet you. thank you for having me. >> stephen: and i know this is a bit of a challenge for you because you and other members of the cast are out here talking about the, you know, the final season coming up, but you can't really-- you can't really say anything about what's going to happen. >> i can't say anything. that's the problem.
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we're all in the same boat, all of us in the cast. we're kind of turning to each other going, what do you say?" like-- and i can't even say lies. i can't even make something up. >> stephen: why can't you make stuff up? >> because then that gets picked up and then they pick that apart and anything that might be true they've narrowed that out of it. so, it's just-- it's a minefield. >> stephen: just throw stuff in that couldn't possibly happen like frodo throws the ring into mount doom. stuff like that. ( laughter ) >> jon snow marries the night king or something. >> stephen: exactly, like that. well, we've got-- it's everywhere. everybody's talking about it now. this is one of the-- i don't know-- 50 commemorative covers or something that "entertainment weekly" it putting out right there. ( cheers and applause ) are you going to miss-- are you going to miss the furs? ( laughter ) just tell me if you're going to miss the smell of wet fur, kit harrington? >> you know, it weighs a ton. it smells awful. >> stephen: yeah. >> um, it's wonderful to put on. whenever we went out there and you put it back on you feel back in the character again. that's great. but everything else about it is
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just-- it-- it literally-- i think they added weight to it every year. ( laughter ) just because, "a," the costume designer michelle hates actors, obviously. and, like, i think they just wanted to physically tire us out by the end so we never, ever wanted to do the show again. ( laughter ) >> stephen: if you-- if you had to live in the "game of thrones" world? >> yeah. >> stephen: where would you want to live? what-- like, would you want to be your character-- >> not be on the wall. not be on the wall. >> stephen: not be on the wall. >> for a start. i'd go to dorne or something. >> stephen: sure, everyone has got a tan down there. >> they come back-- all the other actors would come back from croatia and be like, "oh, it was great, we had these silk costumes. we took them off and went skinny-dipping at the end of the day with our ma-greeters. >> stephen: that's fine. >> margaritas. >> stephen: i like "ma- greeters." that's even better. >> and i've been in the rain and the mud with my 15-kilogram costume on for three months. >> stephen: well, how long has been it been since you guys first started shooting season one? >> 10 years.
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it's 10 years. >> stephen: here you are, first episode, right? >> yeah. >> stephen: first episode, first season. there you are. >> i couldn't even grow a beard then. that beard is drawn on. ( laughter ) >> stephen: what-- did you have any idea what you were getting yourself into, like, when you started this? >> no. >> stephen: did you think it was going to be 10 years of this? >> i knew-- all i knew was i booked a pilot on an hbo tv show, and that was just winning the lottery anyway. like, whether it was good or even got picked up was by the by for me. so, no, i had-- obviously had no idea. and to think i'd be out in new york doing talk shows or going to the emmys or the sag awards-- or whatever-- or meeting some of the people i have, it's-- it's extraordinary. and it's sort of, after 10 years of it, i'm still pinching myself, and i still can't quite grasp it. and i think about 10 years ago, i think about who i was 10 years ago, and what the world was 10
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years ago. and i think about it now, and where we are now and who i am now. and they're just worlds apart. it's-- it's been -- >> stephen: this show was a big cultural definer for the 2010s. >> yeah, yeah. >> stephen: so we can blame you. >> yeah. ( laughter ) >> stephen: for where we are right now. >> i've got this theory, you know, that we kind of screwed the political landscape. i feel like-- ( laughter ) >> stephen: oh, by making the lannisters an acceptable form of ruling family? ( laughter ) >> no, i just felt that certain, you know, political figures tried to emulate joffrey and, you know, things went a bit s: got thhalaug are-- d you ow the series ended before you got to the end? like, did you have some sense of where this was going before you guys shot the final stuff? >> i had my theories. i had, like, theories all along
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were l wrong.m were wrong. and i'm quite glad i nev anyone my theories because they were all wrong. >> stephen: can you even tell us the wrong theories? >> no, because then you see you'd know-- i can't say anything. >> stephen: calculatus eliminatus. we can't do that. that's the problem. >> this is the problem, stephen. >> stephen: you're a great guest right now. ( laughter ) >> yeah, i'm aware of that. we had a table read, though, and i was the one person who hadn't read the episodes. everyone else had had them, like, three days before and read them. and i just-- i think i told everyone it was because i didn't want to know what happened. but i think it was just laziness that i didn't read them. ( laughter ) anyway i got to the table read and they used me as a litmus test. david and dan were looking at me to see my reaction as the events unfolded. and they got some pretty good reactions. it was all filmed-- >> stephen: what was your reaction when you got to the very end of-- can you tell us that, what your reaction was? ( laughter ) >> i was very shocked and
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surprised at certain events unfolding. and then i-- then i blubbed my eyes out. i cried. >> stephen: you cried? >> i cried, yeah. >> stephen: oh, so it has a happy ending, everybody... ( laughter ) >> yeah. >> stephen: everybody, it's all a dream, you wake up and everything is fine. >> yeah. >> stephen: everything is fine. frodo throws the ring into mount doom. >> you'd be so disappointed if it just ended-- anyway, i'm not going to go down that road. >> stephen: i'll be disappointed when it-- i'll be disappointed when it ends. now, last season, this is-- this is, of course, you-- your-- your lover in the-- earlier in the season is rose leslie, ygritte. who is now your lovely wife. you guys met and got married. ( cheers and applause ) fantastic. and i-- and i bring this up, besides to congratulate you, to also-- to remind the audience here that last season, i understand that you told your wife how that season ended. >> yeah. >> stephen: and then she was very angry that you told her. >> she asked! like...
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( laughter ) >> stephen: no, wait a second i didn't hear that part. she said, "how does it end?" and you told her. >> yeah, she asked and i kind of said, "you don't want to know." and she said, "i do want to know. tell me." and i said basically the night king gets an ice dragon and he-- sorry for anyone who hasn't seen it-- ( laughter ) and he destroys the wall and the army of the undead come rushing through and it ends there. and she looked at me like... ( laughter ) and then, like, it was like, "how dare you?" ( laughter ) "you asked!" and then she didn't talk to me for, like, two days or something. although she keeps-- she's doing her own press at the moment. she keeps contradicting everything i say, so-- >> stephen: does she know how this ends? did you tell her how the whole series ends. >> no, no. >> stephen: has she asked? >> yeshaesery possibutcome bar the one >> stephen: like what has she guessed? what are some of the things-- >> i'm not telling you, stephen. ( laughter ) ( cheers and applause )
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>> stephen: now, i understand-- i understand that the final six episodes-- how many episodes are there this time around? eight? >> there's six. >> stephen: oh, there are only six. >> there are six episodes, yeah. >> stephen: it took 10 months to film. >> yeah. >> stephen: and it includes one of the biggest battle sequences ever committed to film. like bigger than the battle of helm's deep in "lord of the rings." >> i think it might be the biggest battle on tv or film. i don't know. i couldn't say for sure. but it's up there. >> stephen: what was-- what was that like? how long did it take just to shoot that battle? >> 55 nights. ( audience reacts ) >> stephen: so the battle takes place at night? >> well, that we can say, yeah, it does. ( laughter ) >> stephen: i don't know. i don't know. i didn't know that before and now i know that. interesting. >> it's a night battle. >> stephen: it's a night battle, okay, sure. >> it's a night battle. >> stephen: uh-huh, uh-huh, uh- huh. great, yeah. >> everyone survives. >> stephen: no one dies! >> no one dies. >> stephen: no one dies. exactly. >> it's a complete curveball. no one dies. >> stephen: everybody misses,
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right? so what's that like, 55-- where were you shooting this? >> we were shooting this in belfast. >> stephen: okay, and was this in winter or summer? >> this was midwinter. >> stephen: midwinter in belfast at night! ( laughter ) >> yeah, yeah. no, it did. like, you realize-- you really realize that humans are not nocturnal creatures when you put a crew through 55 night shoots. and david and dan just kind of showed up every, like, once a week, and the poison in everyone's eyes looking at them like, "you're not going through this, man." it was-- it was serious. yeah, it was-- it was a lot to ask. but i think it will be definitely worth it. >> stephen: um, well, since you can't tell me-- >> anything. >> stephen: anything. ( laughter ) i'm going to-- i'm just going to guess some things. and i know you can't-- i know you can't say anything. >> are you going to try to read it in my eyes. >> stephen: can you get a single on kit, please? ( laughter )
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okay, don't push in yet. don't push in yet, but as i-- ( cheers and applause ) >> do you want me to look down the lens? >> stephen: look straight into the camera right there. i'll say these. and you try to convey no information as i make my guesses. >> gotcha. >> stephen: okay? "game of thrones" finale theories: somebody dies. ( laughter ) in the final scene, we see george. r.r. martin watching the credits roll. he says, "that's a great idea," and finally finishes his book. ( laughter ) the last line, "turns out the real game was how we made friends along the way." ( laughter ) >> no. >> stephen: journey's "don't stop believing" plays, and we suddenly cut to black. ( laughter )
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this is the one i think-- this is the one i hope. i'm hoping it's going to be this one, so don't-- don't betray anything. because if this is the one that i want to have happen, it will break my heart if you let me know that i'm right and it's not a surprise to me. do you understand? convey no information. i know you're an actor. and i know the camera can read your mind. and i know you're trained to give me an emotional response. but, please, do nothing with your face. ( laughter ) >> i'm very good at that as jon snow. ( laughter ) >> stephen: jon snow has a son and names him tony. house stark. tony stark, he's iron man! you got it. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: got it out of you. thank you, kit. the final season of "game of thrones" begins april 14 on hbo. kit harington, everybody! we'll be right back with amber tamblyn.
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♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: there you go. folks, my next guest is an actress, director and writer you know from "house" and "the sisterhood of the traveling pants." her new memoir is "era of ignition." please welcome to "the late show," amber tamblyn!
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♪ ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: hello. >> hello! >> stephen: nice to see you again. >> nice to see you. >> stephen: i like that your shoes have, like, a royal crest on them or something. >> they do. it's a feminist crest. >> stephen: oh, well that's nice. ( applause ) there you go. >> yes. >> stephen: you have a new book called "era of ignition." it's out today. it's already got an important review out there from hillary clinton. >> oh, my lord. >> stephen: right there. saying she appreciates your thoughtfulness. ( applause ) there you go. >> yeah. >> stephen: not running for president, by the way. did you know that? not running for president. >> yes, i did hear that. i did hear that. >> stephen: so, what's the "era of ignition"? is that because the world is on fire right now? >> a little bit, a little bit actually, yeah. i was trying to come up with this terminology, this language to describe my own sort of existential crisis in my 20s.
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i'm now in my mid-30s. and during a time in which the nation also feels like it's going through its own existential crisis. and what do we do after this palpable rage and all the change that's been happening, and this really-- sense of chaotic timing of the world sort of evaporating and exploding as we know it-- metaphorically, of course. >> stephen: i was going to say, that's a frightening sentence. ( laughter ) >> yeah, but i think everything from 2017's "me too" movement, from the election of donald trump, everything just feels like there's a lot of chaos. and i think you can find a lot of beauty in the chaos and a lot of clarity in that. so, what i think what comes after all of that is this idea of the era of ignition when everyone is inspired and proactively creating change in their own communities. >> stephen: now, you have been politically active for a while. you worked on hillary clinn' campaign in 200-- 8? >> in 2008 and i16>>enwh washake grop. even when i couldnot
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all my friends in high school or whatever were going to smoke pot or do whatever they were doing, and i'm like, "i'm going to go volunteer on voting day and check people in at the election booth." so i would go and literally sit there like tracy fleck, like i was reese witherspoon, "give me your i.d. i loved it so much. and nothing has changed. in fact, i'm getting closer and closer to hillary clinton as we can all see. ( laughter ) it's finally happening. ( cheers and applause ) it's finally happening. >> stephen: well, when-- what did you do when you were-- when you were helping her? what were-- like, were you traveling with her, to her speeches? >> yeah, i-- actually, in 2008 i worked and co-ran sort of her youth outreach program with your dear friend america ferrera. >> stephen: sure. >> who is a dear friend of mine. and so we worked for her campaign in 2008 and i remember- - one of the stories i share in the book-- was getting able to travel on her-- her plane. and getting to sit behind her during a time before one of the debates when she was taking copious notes and i was just
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sort of sitting behind her and peeking, you know, through the crack in the middle of the two seats, and seeing her-- just, like, a pile of notes. and i don't even know what. but she kept taking post-its and putting it on things, and the sun was going down, and i was like falling asleep. and this was after hours and hours of travel. and i just remember her putting on one of the post-its, she said "this is really important." and she left it on there. so, on my writing desk, whenever there are things, i actually have an old post-it stuck underneath the glass on my writing desk that says, "this is really important" as a mantra when i think about the work i'm doing or the work my friends are doing to keep it in my mind's eye. ( applause ) >> stephen: wrthbeginnof thetim" movement in this book which is about meyet-yo, it's been such a significant cultural event the last, say, maybe year and a half, but "time's up" certainly that part
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of it, that organization, for the last year. what do you hope for the second year? >> yeah, i think "time's up" is a really great example of what came out of this palpable rage that i write about in the book a lot, this idea of the momentum and what do we do with it after the fact? so, one of the most amazing things i think "time's up" is doing right now is they just launched "time's up" health care, which i think is such an important part of the puzzle when we are talking about equal pay and equal representation across all industries. so, as far as time's up healthcare is concerned, this is about getting more representation not only on boards of directors in hospitals and physicians but also in research, which is a place that is deeply biased and not exactly equal in certain fields. so, i think that's one of the most amazing things we're working on-- certainly for me. this has been one of the most profound experiences to work truly intersectionally. so really working with women of all different kinds and with women that i would have never
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had the chance, the opportunity to work with before. and for all of us to say you know what? let's not just link arms together and say this isn't right, but remind us that there are women behind us who are not there with us and who want to come up and be a part of that and to always remember to reach behind. that, to me, is the mantra. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: thank you so much for being here. it's nice to see you again. >> thank you, stephen. >> stephen: "era of ignition" is available now. amber tamblyn, everybody! we'll be right back with a performance by hozier. ♪ oh oh oh oh oh ♪ it's taking over ♪ there's no escape ♪ you better get moving ♪ ready or not ♪ it's about to go down here it comes now ♪ ♪ get ready ♪ oh oh oh oh ♪ oh oh oh oh ♪ get ready ♪ moving ♪ ready or not ♪ get ready ♪ oh oh oh oh oh ♪ hey
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>> stephen: and now performing "almost" from his album, "wasteland baby," please welcome, hozier! ( ch a ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> ♪ i came in from the outside
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burnt out from the joy ride ♪ she likes to roll here in my ashes anyway ♪ played from the bedside "stella by starlight" ♪ "that was my heart" the drums that start off ♪ "night and day" the same kind of music ♪ haunts her bedroom i'm almost me again ♪ she's almost you i wouldn't know where to ♪ start "sweet music" playing "in the dark" ♪ be still "my foolish heart" don't ruin this on me ♪ i wouldn't know where to start "sweet music" ♪ playing "in the dark" be still "my foolish heart" ♪ don't ruin this on me tell me who and ♪ i'll be thanking them the numbered lovers ♪ of duke ellington do i owe each kiss to lip ♪ and cheek as soft as
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chet can sing "let's get lost" ♪ and "let the good times roll" let "smoke rings" from ♪ this "paper doll" blow sweet and thick ♪ 'til every thought of "it don't mean a thing" she thinks so, too ♪ i laugh like me again she laughs like you ♪ i wouldn't know where to start "sweet music" ♪ playing "in the dark" be still "my foolish heart" ♪ don't ruin this on me i wouldn't know where to start ♪ "sweet music" playing "in the dark" ♪ be still "my foolish heart" don't ruin this on me ♪ i wouldn't know where i wouldn't know where ♪ i wouldn't know where i wouldn't know where ♪ i wouldn't i wouldn't know where ♪ i wouldn't know where
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i wouldn't know where ♪ i wouldn't know where ♪ i wouldn't know "the very thought of you" ♪ and "am i blue" "a love supreme" ♪ seems far removed "i get along ♪ without you very well" some other nights the ♪ radio news reader chimes reporting "russian lullabies" ♪ she'll turn to me awake and ask is everything "alright" ♪ i wouldn't know where to start "sweet music" ♪ playing "in the dark" be still "my foolish heart" ♪ don't ruin this on me i wouldn't know where to ♪ start "sweet music" playing "in the dark"♪ilis don't ruin this on me ♪ i wouldn't know where to start "sweet music" ♪ playing "in the dark" be still "my foolish heart" ♪ don't ruin this on me i wouldn't know where to
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♪ start "sweet music" playing "in the dark" ♪ be still "my foolish heart" don't ruin this on me ♪ ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: thank you. hozier, everybody! we'll be right back.
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