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Richard Ford Meets Stephen Colbert

Richard Ford appeared on Stephen Colbert’s show a few years ago to promote his novel, Canada.

Colbert, as only he can, talks about how offended he is that the novel isn’t named America.

It’s a pretty humorous exchange between the two about Canada, guns, writing, and being famous. Colbert’s awesome, and Richard Ford does an outstanding job of staying with him the whole time.

UPDATE: WordPress hates Comedy Central videos. After spending 30 minutes trying to embed this video, I give up.

You can GO HERE to watch the interview.

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5 Comments Post a comment
  1. Sam #

    This is the interview that got me to put ‘Canada’ on my to-read shelf and grab it at B&N. I’ve paused in reading it, but it’s really good.

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    August 26, 2014
  2. teresa #

    Great interview. Ford really comes alive. He is now the author I would enjoy having coffee with. Especially if Colbert were there too. HaHa

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    August 26, 2014
  3. Reblogged this on Dentro il cerchio.

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    August 26, 2014
  4. Matt #

    Guess I’m in the minority here, but Ford comes off as very unlikable to me. Not sure what it is. Seems kind of cold (like his icebox).

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    August 26, 2014
  5. I now love Richard Ford!

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    September 2, 2014

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