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Jack White Helps Dress Stephen Colbert for His New Single (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Jun 24th 2011 6:47AM
Jack White, 'The Colbert Report'For the past week, Stephen Colbert has been driving Jack White, formerly of The White Stripes, crazy on 'The Colbert Report' (Weeknights, 11:30PM ET on Comedy Central). It's all been leading up to the premiere of Colbert's sequel to his 2006 song 'Charlene (I'm Right Behind You).'

In the latest episode, Jack White took Colbert into the dressing room where they prep for the photo shoots that accompany the albums. White told Colbert that his suit wasn't going to work since he was working with The Black Belles.

"They're kind of gothy," White told him. "So I think you might need to go a little bit darker with your threads."

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Mike Wallace inspires Jack White

by Adam Finley, posted May 10th 2006 12:05PM

mike wallaceMost people would agree that venerable newsman Mike Wallace has been an extremely influential force in TV news. Even in his late eighties the man is still well-respected. It seems, though, that his influence has stretched beyond mere journalism. During an in-studio performance and interview, singer Jack White of the White Stripes revealed that he got the name for his new band, The Raconteurs, from an article about Mike Wallace. The article described Wallace as a "raconteur," which means a person skilled at telling anecdotes. White apparently liked how the name sounded, and thus his band had a name. What still remains a mystery is whether Wang Chung got their name from Connie Chung.

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