Charleston's own funny man brings the laughs

Stephen Colbert

Lowcountry Leisure: By Ashley Lindquist

Attention, Colbert Nation! Your fearless leader is returning to his roots on Friday.

Stephen Colbert, political satirist and popular host of The Colbert Report, is taking over the Gaillard Auditorium at 8 p.m. on July 1.

The Charleston native is a favorite on Comedy Central and makes stops in the Lowcountry from time-to-time.

Tickets are still available through many online retailers.