Benjamin Barber
has been a guest of The Colbert Report
and got nailed in the process


For an anti-consumerist, it sure looks like he does a lot of consuming.

Benjamin Barber is a University of Maryland professor, author and an East Coast liberal, intellectual elitist anti-consumerist.

Barber joined Stephen in the Axe Body Spray Interview Zone on the March 21, 2007 edition of The Colbert Report.

OUT OF CONTEXT QUOTE: "We've got to put an end to Indian tea culture in order to sell Coca-Cola." - Benjamin Barber, March 21, 2007


  • Attended the Harvard of the midwest, Grinnell College
  • Considers himself a Subway man


  • Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole


product placement during interview:

  • Where's the Beef? Wendy's slogan
  • Cocoa Puffs, they make chocolate milk
  • book comes with a Bomb Pop popsicle
  • Mountain Dew, to help people in extreme poverty
  • Quiznos and Subway sandwich makers and personality tests

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