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When I first heard the song, just a few years ago, I just thought he had written it for me. [It’s] just a beautiful expression of how we are toward each other as people — we don’t think that we are sufficient for each other; that no one wants to know the real me or the whole me.

— From Fresh Air, Stephen Colbert on Ben Folds Five’s “The Best Imitation of Myself”
Photo: Kris Long

    When I first heard the song, just a few years ago, I just thought he had written it for me. [It’s] just a beautiful expression of how we are toward each other as people — we don’t think that we are sufficient for each other; that no one wants to know the real me or the whole me.

    — From Fresh Air, Stephen Colbert on Ben Folds Five’s “The Best Imitation of Myself”

    Photo: Kris Long