Stephen Colbert needs a few test audiences before next week's first taping, and you need to burn a vacation day: problem solved.

The free tickets (you can request up to two) can be obtained here, probably for a few more minutes. The furious act of refreshing the screen and hastily entering your information will only enhance the illusion that you are working very hard!

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(The bottom of the ticket)

Just know that you will need to wait on a line in Midtown today, tomorrow, Wednesday, or Thursday, before 3:15 p.m. (you know, like a tourist). Taping starts at 5 p.m.