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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 12/ 7/2010

Cosmo enters Mongolia: Stephen Colbert suggests cover lines (Video)

By Melissa Bell
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A Mongolian herder drives his sheep in search of feed near Nalaikh, east of the capital Ulan Bator in 2001. (Greg Baker/AP)

For burgeoning young journalists worried about the oft-predicted death of newspapers, Stephen Colbert has some career advice: Go where they don't know print is dying. His choice du jour: Mongolia. Cosmopolitan magazine launched its flagship women's magazine in Mongolia. This will be the 61st foreign edition. Colbert had a field day with the possible story ideas for the magazine. A few writers started a gag on Twitter called #MongolianCosmoCovers. Jacob Weisberg at Slate offered up, "How to please your Hun." While Evan Hughes suggested, "Breaking Through the Great Wall to His Heart."

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By Melissa Bell  | December 7, 2010; 12:04 PM ET
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Obviously, Mr. Colbert hasn't rolled along the sidewalks of Ulan Bator lately, where the women are beautiful and the heels are as high as the steppes are low.

Posted by: DC113 | December 7, 2010 1:41 PM | Report abuse

Mongolia has the most beautiful women in the world. Colbert’s asinine humor is not going to change that.

Posted by: enoch3 | December 7, 2010 5:41 PM | Report abuse

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