The Hold Steady will be performing live on The Colbert Report this week. I will be the staying up until 11:30pm / 10:30c this Thursday to the see it. You the should too!
Monday, May 10
Gary Johnson – Governor of New Mexico and honorary chairman of the Our America initiative, a group that advocates lower taxes, protecting civil liberties and limiting government. You know, Republican stuff.
Tuesday, May 11
Hampton Sides – Author of Hellhound on His Trail, a book about the stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. in the year leading up to his death, and the international manhunt for his killer in the year that followed it.
Wednesday, May 12
Deepak Chopra – Alternative medicine expert and co-author of The Shadow Effect: Illuminating the Hidden Power of Your True Self. I can't wait to find out just how good at racquet sports I really am!
Thursday, May 13
The Hold Steady – A Brooklyn-based rock 'n roll band that will be performing a track off their new album, "Heaven Is Whenever," probably to thunderous applause and not, for the first time in a long time, looks of bemused detachment — the Brooklyn equivalent of thunderous applause.