“Dear NEWSWEEK, I never thought this kind of thing would happen to me. I was at the library making last-minute edits to The Dartmouth Review when Miss Shimock, the young librarian, walked up to my table wearing nothing but a copy of Atlas Shrugged. She made a strong case that it was in my rational self-interest to take off my pants … Wait, I think I’m writing this letter to the wrong magazine.
Stephen Colbert, Hanover, N.H.
Sept. 18, 1984”—A Note From Stephen Colbert | Newsweek Letters to the Editor