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Nothing Makes Stephen Colbert Go From Smeagol to Gollum Like People Confusing Smeagol and Gollum

The Late Show needs a recurring bit where Colbert explains a new tale from the Silmarillion each week. Who else will explain the obvious parallels between the Second Age — full of demagogues, shaky alliances, and climate change — and the 2016 presidential election?

Stephen Colbert Explains Gollum and Smeagol