Slate political reporter and IvyGate founder Chris Beam is going to appear on "The Colbert Report" tonight! He emailed all his friends! He's so excited to be crossing that picket line. Scab. (Email after the jump!)

From: Chris Beam
To: Chris Beam
Sent: Tuesday, January 8, 2008 2:18:07 PM
Subject: Colbert

Watch it tonight at 11:30. I'm on it!

I will probably regret sending this to so many people, since there's a good chance it ends in humiliation. But so be it.