'Stephen Colbert' on Serious Eats

Video: Crispycones Pizza Cone on 'Colbert Report'

Crispycones appeared on the October 15, 2009, Colbert Report. Stephen gives it both a Tip of the Hat and a Wag of the Finger for being too easy to eat. The cone-shaped treat solves an age-old problem—namely the difficultly inherent in eating a slice of pizza. And, hah! The Crispycones website has embedded the Colbert video. [via Eat Me Daily] Pizza Cones Ad Nauseam Pizza in a Cone: Crispycones Pizza in a Cone: Kornet Pizza Pizza Cones Make U.S. Debut in K.C. Mall... More

Leftovers: The Day's Stray Links

Dine and Dash: Colbert orders the $1,000 caviar-topped pizza at Nino's Bellissima Pizza and skips out on the check (above). [Colbert Report] Logic Test: How many pieces of pizza can you produce with just seven straight cuts across a pie? [pizzamaking.com] Frozen Pizza: DiGiorno Flatbread Pizza taste test. [Freep] Dallas: German pizza chain opens in the Big D. [Star-Telegram] Old School: Papa John's founder making surprise deliveries in replica of '72 Camaro he sold to fund original location. [Papa John's]... More

Colbert: Should We Bail Out Sbarro?

Everyone knows the finest cheese is aged. And no cheese slice sits out longer than the ones in Sbarro. So, should we bail out Sbarro? Well they do employ almost 6,000 people in 45 states. Plus, Sbarro is a mall staple. If they go under, who's next? Spencer's Gifts? Where will America go for our farts and fart-related accessories? On the other hand, sometimes at Sbarro, the Parmesan cheese gets stuck in the shaker and won’t come out as fast as I like. So ... f--k em.... More

Quote of the Day

"Abraham Lincoln was a man of careful thought and well-chosen words. For example: Did you know he was the first man to call pizza 'za'?" —Stephen Colbert, Jan. 20, 2009, 'Colbert Report'... More

'An Oven That Throws Pizza'

On Colbert last night, Stephen talked about the amazing beer-launching fridge and expressed his interest in a pizza-launching oven. Update: The following Colbert video was removed by YouTube, but click through if you want to see the beer-launching fridge.... More

Pizza on the 'Colbert Report'

On Slice, I'm pretty monomaniacal on what I post about: pizza. Sure, I'd love to rhapsodize about how great the new Battlestar Galactica is (I'm dying for the new season to start). Or the sad, sad cancelation of Arrested Development. But I can't. I've gotta stay on message here. So until I see Admiral Adama chowing down on a slice between cylon attacks or I run across one of the Bluths ordering a pie on the AD DVDs, I can't go there. But the fleeting mention of pizza on last night's Colbert Report gives me license to mention this... More

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