Bre on The Colbert Report!

The Colbert Report June 8, 2011 with Bre Pettis

In case you missed it live last night, here is Bre’s appearance on Colbert. The show is really funny and Stephen is clearly excited about 3D printing and all his new mashup objects! Watch the whole show, or skip to Bre’s part at 15:48.

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  • TeamTeamUSA
    June 9, 2011 at 1:49 pm

    Bre’s segment:



  • gwenni
    June 9, 2011 at 11:02 pm

    saw u on colbert and it looks like the most funnest thing i have seen in like forever!!!!!

  • elspeth
    June 13, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Please tell me about the scanner you used on Stephen’s head. I thought I saw information on it when this first posted, but I can not find it now. Thanks!

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    June 22, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    […] you see Bre Pettis and the MakerBot on the Colbert Report?  They asked people to hack the 3d scan they did of Stephen’s head.  Thingiverse user […]

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    August 16, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    […] from the Makerbot team themselves: After scanning Stephen Colbert‘s head in preparation for Bre’s appearance on the Colbert Report, we encouraged Thingiverse users to mashup the Colbert model with all sorts of other objects. […]

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    August 17, 2011 at 6:24 am

    […] Update: Actually, Bre’s already been at the Colbert Report! […]

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    October 20, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    […] some old business (way back to Bre on the Colbert Report), the Colbert data has been made widely available on Thingiverse.   We grabbed the data set and […]

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    November 13, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    […] Combining the conventional 2D techniques of printing and scanning is a way to make copies (e.g. the photocopier machine). The same can be done with 3D scanning, limited of course by materials and the fineness of the scanner. See Stephen Colbert’s head scanned and printed here. […]

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