"What do you think of Joyce?" "Joyce who?"
September 5, 2015 5:42 AM   Subscribe

English building site manager, sizing up rough Irish navvy to see whether he's any good.

"Tell me, my good man, do you know the difference between joists and girders?"

"Ah, to be sure. Joist wrote Ulysses and Girder wrote Faust"
posted by Devonian at 5:52 AM on September 5, 2015 [29 favorites]

I like this, almost as much as I like Jeremy Irons reading Lolita.
posted by Fizz at 6:04 AM on September 5, 2015

Colbert also voiced a character on the most recent episode of Rick and Morty.
posted by XMLicious at 6:26 AM on September 5, 2015 [1 favorite]

Favorited ultra plus hard. This will make my evening.
posted by Sheydem-tants at 8:35 AM on September 5, 2015

Countdown to Colbert's Late Show... 3 Days (he debuts on CBS at 11:35PM the day after American Labor Day, and he'll be getting political right out of the gate.)
posted by oneswellfoop at 11:45 AM on September 5, 2015

If you haven't seen Rick and Morty, it's well worth the time to check it out. You can watch it all right here:


It has become one of my all time favorite shows. The latest ep, with Colbert (as noted) is really good.
posted by e40 at 2:44 PM on September 5, 2015 [1 favorite]

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