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Watch Colbert Tip His Hat to Chevron's Pizza Coupons

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Last night comedian Stephen Colbert gave a Tip of the Hat to the "good guys" at Chevron who offered Pennsylvania residents coupons for a free large pizza and soda after a gas well exploded. Saying "it's the least they could do. Literally, I think it's the least they could possibly do," Colbert speculates what other apologies might be up Chevrons sleeve. "Free pizza! Of course, that's for a gas well fire. If the chemicals in your drinking water cause neurological damage, you get crazy bread."

Colbert also gives a Wag of the Finger to the FDA for proposing new labels and "cramming too much knowledge down my brain-throat." Besides, says Colbert, "those labels are still not big and bold enough for Americans to read through their eye fat." Colbert suggests instead that labels focus on three things: "Sweet or spicy? Soft or crunchy? And which hole do I stick it in?" Go, watch:

Video: Tip/Wag - Chevron & FDA

· Tip/Wag - Chevron & FDA [Colbert Nation]
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