Help Us Keep Reporting. Donate to Detroit Metro Times.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Stephen Colbert dragged Kid Rock through the coals during hilarious segment

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 3:20 PM

In case you've been trying to block any Kid Rock-related news from your eyes (we don't blame you, honestly) he has launched his very own "American Badass" grill and is being floated to run for Sen. Debbie Stabenow's seat in 2018. So yeah, we're just as confused as you are.

Of course, Kid Rock's grill and political ambitions are the perfect combination for satire, and that did not stop Stephen Colbert from poking fun at good old Bob Ritchie Wednesday night on The Late Show.




Colbert stays true to his roots and goes absolutely in on Kid Rock, calling him one of "America's best singer/songyellers" and making fun of his special effects when he "blows up" other grills from China.

Colbert didn't stop there, though. He invited a special guest on to the show who goes by the name of "Shriekin' Joe" who is a combo of Ted Nugent, Kid Rock, and just a dash of Uncle Kracker to be safe.

Shriekin' Joe plans on running against Kid Rock while wearing a shirt that says "Kiss My Lower Peninsula." Shrieken Joe just wants to "Make Michigan Sticky Again," which is equal parts disgusting and intriguing.

You can watch the entire clip above.

Tags: , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

August 5, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit