The new host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert covers GQ's September 2015 issue with a shoot lensed by photographer Sebastian Kim. Pictured around New York City, Colbert dons sharp fall suiting. Discussing his new gig hosting The Late Show, following the retirement of David Letterman, Colbert compares it to Food Network's Chopped. The show calls on chefs to make a delicious meal with eclectic mystery ingredients under limited time constraints.
He explains, "This show is Chopped. Late-night shows are Chopped. Who are your guests tonight? Your guests tonight are veal tongue, coffee grounds, and gummy bears. There, make a show...Make an appetizer that appeals to millions of people. That's what I like. How could you possibly do it? Oh, you bring in your own flavors. Your own house band is another flavor. You have your own flavor. The audience itself is a base dish, like a rice pilaf or something. And then together it's ‘Oh shit, that's an actual meal.’ And that's what every day is like at one of these shows. Something is one thing in the morning, and then by the end of the day it's a totally different thing. It's all process." Read more at GQ.com.