Stephen Colbert: New Star Wars Lightsaber Is ‘Awesome,’ ‘Perfect’

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Stephen Colbert was off last week, so he had to address the most pressing issue of the day: haters of the new Star Wars trailer. He used the clout that comes with seeing the first film two weeks before it came out to drop some serious, Yoda-level knowledge about why the new lightsaber is both possible and awesome. Sometimes the line between the Colbert the person and the character blurs — this was all the real guy.