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John Thibodeaux

John Thibodeaux

Emmy-winning comedy writer | ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ | Class of 2006

Before he had the whole I-write-for-a-late-night-hit-show working for him, getting a second date was something of a challenge for poor John Thibodeaux  (BS ’06).

“I remember jazz night at Zorba’s,” says Thibodeaux, now a writer for ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ in New York. “I tried to impress a classmate by inviting her and I quickly learned I know nothing about jazz. But what’s more jazzy than improvising a deep, rich knowledge of jazz?

“Nothing. There was no second date.”