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Colbert, Ben & Jerry to Launch New Ice Cream Tonight!

Colbert, Ben & Jerry to Launch New Ice Cream Tonight!

Tonight, Stephen Colbert will see his AmeriCone Dream come true when Ben & Jerry's co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield appear on The Colbert Report to launch Colbert's ice cream! The AmeriCone Dream consists of vanilla ice cream, fudge-covered waffle cone pieces, and a caramel swirl.

Colbert has high hopes for the impact his dessert will have in freezer politics. According to a Ben & Jerry's press release:

Colbert believes AmeriCone Dream can make a difference. "I’m not afraid to say it. Dessert has a well-known liberal agenda. What I hope to do with this ice cream is bring some balance back to the freezer case."

Stephen Colbert is donating his proceeds from the sale of AmeriCone Dream to charity through The Stephen Colbert AmeriCone Dream Fund. The Fund will support charities of concern to Stephen such as food and medical assistance for disadvantaged children, helping veterans and their families, and environmental causes. Said Colbert, "I will save the world."

Well, whether the ice cream is another step toward saving the world or dominating it, my buddy Yum and I can't wait to taste the truthiness. Tune in to Comedy Central tonight at 11:30 p.m. to witness this historic event.

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Luxury-Diva Luxury-Diva 9 years
Sounds Delicious!! Wish I had a taste!!
grl-in-the-world grl-in-the-world 9 years
I wish I wasn't gluten intolerant :( this sounds so super yummy!
Jinx Jinx 9 years
Even though he started out as a "spin off" to Daily Show, he's quickly becoming bigger than Jon. ------------------------------------------------------ "We're forced to bed, But we're free to dream" Gord Downie
BLisLove BLisLove 9 years
Americone dream sounds a lot like turtle ice cream.
Molly Molly 9 years
Couldn't wait for the show. Ate it after dinner. Delicious. Deeee-licious.
Megatron Megatron 9 years
That sounds hella (really) good!! :)
pink_orchid pink_orchid 9 years
i was laughing hysterically at the fact that dessert has a liberal agenda :P Colbert kills me. i miss his John Stewart banter and even stevphen.
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
Yum. I'm all over it. :drool:
xxbrittney xxbrittney 9 years
mmm somebody deff has to let us know how it tastes, i wanna try it so bad, it sounds delicious!
JennaV JennaV 9 years
Love Stephen Colbert and this flavor looks DE-LISH!!! He was soooo damn funny last year at the White House Press Corps (sp?) event. :rotfl:
juliet juliet 9 years
I am totally going to the grocery RIGHT NOW. I love how he says dessert has a "known liberal agenda". Too funny.
Molly Molly 9 years
I bought this at the corner store last night. Perhaps I will have to enjoy it while watching this momentous event.
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