Stephen Colbert and his new position as host of CBS’s “The Late Show” after the departure of David Letterman is the topic of discussion as the guys are joined this week by Dallas-area standup comedian Taylor Johnson. What makes Colbert’s comedic sensibilities so unique, and how does his Catholic faith inform it? How is his show going to fit into the current late-night landscape? And will Conan O’Brien send a certain bear after him?

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