Monday, January 7, 2008

Stephen Colbert feuding with Venture Bros?

This would make me really sad if it were true, so I'm hoping this is just a bunch of fan bois taking things out of context and blowing them out of proportion.

Pop Candy has the scoop on this potential Adult Swim scandal (I'll call it "Venture Gate").
Stephen Colbert is receiving a lot of love today since his Comedy Central show returns tonight. But some folks who may not be sending good vibes his way are those involved with Adult Swim's The Venture Bros.

Then Quoted from the Jackson Publick Blog:
One sour note from the past month (aside from my car getting hit yet again) is that Mr. Stephen Colbert has decided not to reprise his role as Professor Impossible this season, for reasons which probably have something to do with him being all super-famous, super-busy, and no longer in need of a few hundred bucks here and there. We figured this would happen eventually, considering his monumental success in the years since our first season, but we held out hope that the WGA strike would leave him with enough bored free time on his hands that he'd have a go at it. But after getting shuffled around from his assistant to his assistant's assistant to his agent to his manager, one of them finally shot us an email saying: "Stephen has neither the time nor the interest in participating in your project."

Was the "nor the interest" really necessary? I would have bought the "time" part without question, but gotta kick a guy when he's down like that? Well maybe I'm not interested in your ice cream, mister! Or your book. Unless someone buys it for me for Christmas.

Here's PopCandy's write up.

Here's Publick Nuisance.

I wonder what Warburton has to say about this...


  1. Let's get Stephen's attention directly! Join the new facebook group...

    1,000,000 Strong for Stephen Colbert as Professor Impossible!

  2. LOL!
    I'm there!
    Signing up right now...