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Stephen Colbert Is Pretty Freaked Out About the NYSE Crash

Which is good news for you, the Internet comedy consumer.

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Truth be told, the Internet — and Twitter, specifically — did a pretty good job of making light of the NYSE crash that spooked lots of people today. But now we get to see what a Professional Comedian does with it.

Here’s more fresh #content from Stephen Colbert, who doesn’t go on the air for CBS until the fall, but is wisely using some of his downtime to keep us entertained on the Web. Olds: The shirtless guy huffing paint is a reference to the new “Road Warrior” movie. Youngs: The thing at the end with the coffee is an allusion to a very famous episode of “The Twilight Zone,” which was like “Black Mirror,” but back when there was no Internet. Enjoy!

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