Saturday, June 15, 2024

Stephen Colbert Report Ended with “Strangelove” Song Sung by Dozens of Celebs


Randy Newman plays the piano, and celebs include everyone from Henry Kissinger and James Franco to Elliot Spitzer and Gloria Steinem. Yes, that’s Michael Stipe from REM, Alan Alda, Cyndi Lauper and Barry Manilow, and that may be Elijah Wood in the background. Vera Lynn sang “We’ll Meet Again” at the end of “Dr. Strangelove” as the world exploded. Seems appropriate.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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