Stephen Has A Story: Monks Of The Quivering Palm

  • Published on Jan 7, 2019
  • The overturning of New York's ban on nunchucks had news anchors talking about Bruce Lee, which reminded Stephen of a story.
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Comments • 458

  • humanforotherhumans

    Yep. I heard the same story as a kid in Namibia.

  • Maou
    Maou Month ago

    curse those evil monks

  • nickrich56
    nickrich56 3 months ago

    While the Green Hornet loaded weapons Kato was kicking their ass. A true master of his art appreciated by all.

  • Tony Williams
    Tony Williams 3 months ago

    Don't care what anyone says... He is still alive, on Amelia Earhart's Island, teaching Tupac and Prince kung fu.

  • CathyCanadianFam
    CathyCanadianFam 3 months ago

    It was such a loss of both Bruce Lee and his son Brandon.

  • Daniel Braaten
    Daniel Braaten 4 months ago

    fix your make up stephen

  • kancil aspal
    kancil aspal 4 months ago

    President Trump is the only President in American history that
    Pray and kiss the Jewish Holly Wall
    Move US Embassy to Jerusalem
    Withdrawal from Iran Deal to save the Jewish people and surrounding
    Make Christmas Christmas again
    Trump / Pence 2020

  • Jack Jammen
    Jack Jammen 4 months ago

    Then who killed Bruce Lee’s son? A murder of crows?

  • Krazzy JJoe
    Krazzy JJoe 4 months ago

    Idiot libtard

  • Nelson Club
    Nelson Club 4 months ago

    Ok who just googled it? Was it you ? I mean it was you right? (Also me).

  • Letter H
    Letter H 4 months ago

    And..... when we looked it online we found your story . Damn google

  • device
    device 4 months ago

    I think we have to face simple facts:
    Common Sense clearly dictates that if Stephen’s so-called monks of the quivering home did exist,if CEESO calls months of this was written form did in fact exist… They would be unlikely to ever leave the house, barring crises of Internet access or lubricant...

  • pschroeter1
    pschroeter1 4 months ago

    "That's what I'm going to believe until the science comes in."
    A multi-useful phrase.

  • Keiuran
    Keiuran 4 months ago

    Stephen remembers the full names of his childhood bus rider friends from almost 50 years ago like it's nothing, meanwhile I can hardly remember the faces of people from high school from a decade ago. His memory is uncanny.

  • Earle Monroe
    Earle Monroe 4 months ago

    They make him ride in the service elevator!? Look at all those furniture pads lining it - is someone moving in or out?

  • Vall'Murti Loves ALL
    Vall'Murti Loves ALL 4 months ago

    Quite a simpleton aren't you Stephen?!

  • Ben DeVeny
    Ben DeVeny 4 months ago

    Good to know. I like getting my news from RU-clip. Much more reliable than the fake news failing new york times. Monks it is!

  • Ken Pudsey
    Ken Pudsey 4 months ago

    Oh Stephen,"You have offended my family and you have offended a Sholin temple" 😊

  • Dubfansince 1980
    Dubfansince 1980 4 months ago

    Those kids reactions were like he told them the Tooth Fairy died.

  • Gypsy SnickerDoodle
    Gypsy SnickerDoodle 4 months ago

    I thought this was gonna be an AltarBoys Guilt joke... I’m a bad person.

  • Yorky Gonzalez
    Yorky Gonzalez 4 months ago

    Happy 😊 new year great to have Stephen back it again

  • bartonfang
    bartonfang 4 months ago

    He died from taking too much drugs for sex....

  • Steven Shields
    Steven Shields 4 months ago

    Imagine thinking stephen is actually funny because of something other than his unoriginal trump jokes

  • Seraph Lazuli
    Seraph Lazuli 4 months ago

    “A federal judge rules-“ at the beginning, I thought she was about to do an epic rap.

  • Bonnie Nutter
    Bonnie Nutter 4 months ago

    If Bruce Lee were alive today he wouldn't be on the Stephen Colbert show. Lee was an honorable man. He would never hang out with pedophiles.

  • Jeffery E Petrone
    Jeffery E Petrone 4 months ago

    1:30 if you want to see what a quivering palm looks like.

  • Jeffrey Palmer
    Jeffrey Palmer 4 months ago

    This is the goofiness and phoniest person on TV

  • Perry Robles
    Perry Robles 4 months ago

    It doesn’t take three days, Stephen...

  • The Big Ragu Gaming
    The Big Ragu Gaming 4 months ago

    Monks of the Quivering Palm....totally Dungeons and Dragons! 😁😁😁😁😁

  • Wreakin’ Ball
    Wreakin’ Ball 4 months ago


  • Paul H. Kircher III
    Paul H. Kircher III 4 months ago

    It was a tribute to a one true dead man.

  • Jeff Brigman
    Jeff Brigman 4 months ago

    We are saved by grace through faith and not of yourselves it is the gift of God and not of works so no one can boast Jesus said

  • Jeff Brigman
    Jeff Brigman 4 months ago

    For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that who ever believes in him will not perish but have everlasting life,God did not send his son into the world to condemn it, but that the world through him can be saved

  • Stevie Berlanga-Gonzales
    Stevie Berlanga-Gonzales 4 months ago +1

    Yes, Stephen Colbert, you want my attention. I know this.

  • First Last
    First Last 4 months ago

    Firearm magazines which hold more than 7 rounds are far more in common use than nunchucks, but leftists/socialists/collectivists/communists have a total disdain for the 2nd Amendment.

  • James Wang
    James Wang 4 months ago

    Now everyone's gonna walk around and cup-a-feel while exclaiming: It's the move from the Monks of the Quivering Palms!

  • Cube the Squid
    Cube the Squid 4 months ago

    Did anyone else think this was a Dungeons and Dragons reference? No? Just me?
    EDIT: Okay, this is actually a Dungeons and Dragons thing. In DnD, Monks have an ability literally called Quivering Palm. You use Quivering Palm to start lethal vibrations in a person's body, and whenever you want, you can stop the vibrations, killing the person immediately. I kid you not, this is a thing. Look up "dungeons and dragons 5th edtion monk quivering palm"

  • ceiling fan
    ceiling fan 4 months ago

    stephens ears are uneven

  • Sgt.Krakatoa
    Sgt.Krakatoa 4 months ago

    The Name Is Epic

    KROSS777RLSH 4 months ago

    It was the same with me when I didn't know know Bruce died . I think that was all of us..
    HOWED HE DIE !!??

  • Leah Lou
    Leah Lou 4 months ago

    So did the rumor come from the D&D subclass, or did the name of the subclass come from the rumor?

  • Mizellous
    Mizellous 4 months ago

    Its time for Stephen to make a podcast

  • hugh jorgan
    hugh jorgan 4 months ago

    Dear Mr Colbert...happy new year. I'm hoping you'll take a better approach to your comedy in 2019. You've spent the last two years hurting the country with divisive, politically one-sided propaganda. All cleverly disguised as "satire".
    In 2019, I hope you show some semblance of personal integrity, stop the lies-by-omission, and have an America-first approach to your comedy.
    And I'll even offer you and your writers a few great topics for 2019 monologues/jokes:
    1. Elizabeth Warren wanting to run for President? Aside from the many possible jokes on her Native American scam, she's a walking funny-quote machine.
    2. Stormy Daniels.? You managed to leave all references to Bill Clinton out of your jokes last year. It's comedy gold to use his impeachment in comparison to Trump's lies.
    3. Speaking of lies..maybe you should use 2019 to remind Americans (using "satire" of course) that Obama's lies on the Affordable Care Act were Politifact's "Lie of the Year" for 2013? And maybe joke about how the Supreme Court recently determined the ACA is unconstitutional? Thus removing the only remaining tangible legacy from 8 years of his globalist leadership? (come, on there's some humor in there, I know it)
    4. Border security? Maybe you could joke how both Obama and Hillary wanted a permanent barrier with Mexico and knew illegal immigration is a massive issue?
    5. Maybe joke about how Trump's tax reforms and foreign policy moves will be among his best legacies from his first term and compare them to the disasters left by the Obama era?
    etc, etc
    I hope you get the point. Please consider 2019 as an opportunity for you to help the country with balanced satire...rather than hurt it with divisive lies-by-omission and propaganda.

  • Evilrose0611
    Evilrose0611 4 months ago

    Stephen you've played too much DnD xD

  • food
    food 4 months ago +1

    Bruce is a of if not the greatest human ever........

  • Kevin Joseph
    Kevin Joseph 4 months ago

    I am a monk of the quivering lower lip. 🤛🏼🤜

  • Andrew  Cook
    Andrew Cook 4 months ago

    Lying to little kids not surprised. Coming from a liberal actor.

  • Bill Heuber
    Bill Heuber 4 months ago

    Stephen always makes me smile most times makes me chuckle! This time full out laugh!! I believe it too Stephen!!

  • Duane Yazie
    Duane Yazie 4 months ago


  • Magic7Ball
    Magic7Ball 4 months ago

    But, Dungeons and Dragons...

  • Sow Mamadou
    Sow Mamadou 4 months ago

    Stephen , omai wa mo shindei ru (turns without looking him)

  • Jon Moore
    Jon Moore 4 months ago

    Why is this video on trending? Its almost a day old and doesn't even have 200,000 views. RU-clip handpicks what goes on trending I guess.

  • C C
    C C 4 months ago

    say Kung Fu, and the Lee of Bruces is the first man to pop up...

  • 10,000 Subscribers With No Videos

    Two weeks is too much without you!!

  • Jana Choo
    Jana Choo 4 months ago

    is this going to be a regular segment? i love it

  • Taconator121
    Taconator121 4 months ago

    Enough of these talk show hosts on RU-clip ffs

  • Jake Maruth
    Jake Maruth 4 months ago

    These 5e monks lookin fresh

  • Daniel Johnstun
    Daniel Johnstun 4 months ago

    Isn't that a monk subclass in dnd?

  • Wilfredo Jurado
    Wilfredo Jurado 4 months ago

    Very respectfull insight about Bruce Lee. MY like.

  • Vogue Of Today
    Vogue Of Today 4 months ago

    Nice this video. I love you lot brother your RU-clip channel.

  • Nate the body builder
    Nate the body builder 4 months ago +1

    This mf Is gay

  • chemxfan
    chemxfan 4 months ago

    The Master Of Kung-Fu still has influence over young minds...#immortal

  • david boat
    david boat 4 months ago

    2weeks without stephen + 2yrs with trump as usa president = hell in a cell...... welcome back stephen from Accra Ghana.

  • Shantam Raj
    Shantam Raj 4 months ago

    What's the background score? Please anyone?

  • warren rubin
    warren rubin 4 months ago

    I am typing this comment despite
    my quivering palm.

  • ITPalGame
    ITPalGame 4 months ago

    Sounds like a nice DnD monk order name.

  • Yu Wish
    Yu Wish 4 months ago

    It was an allergic reaction to aspirin. But I like that story, too.

  • GorillaGuerilla
    GorillaGuerilla 4 months ago +2

    Bruce Lee - a f**king LEGEND....!
    And it's just SO adoring that they get shocked when he tells them that Bruce Lee is dead!
    (Also, someone need to take a serious talk with the parents of the girl who said John Cena)

  • Andrew Flowers
    Andrew Flowers 4 months ago

    Don't I get a save?

  • John Wick
    John Wick 4 months ago

    Can science explain how I have literally read people's minds before?...... I'll wait..............

  • DebbyAbqNM
    DebbyAbqNM 4 months ago

    I bet Stephen Colbert is a fan of Stephen Chow (Kung Fu Hustle, Shaolin Soccer, etc.) See IMDb :) Kids might add Chow to their list of fighters to watch.

  • Sye Williams
    Sye Williams 4 months ago +1

    Can’t we get the monks of the quivering palm to try a hit on Trump- just a thought 😳😂

  • Cornelia Yoder
    Cornelia Yoder 4 months ago +1

    Dear Stephen, the word is pronounced "p ah m", the "L" is silent. Please stop miseducating your audience.

    • Cornelia Yoder
      Cornelia Yoder 4 months ago +1

      I pronounce it correctly because I am a proud American who isn't an ignorant trumptard.

    • Rocky Hemingway
      Rocky Hemingway 4 months ago

      I pronounce it like Stephen because I am a proud American damn it.

  • James Neave
    James Neave 4 months ago

    Sadly he was killed by America's love of prescription drugs.

  • Deadly Divas
    Deadly Divas 4 months ago

    Jesus thank god he is back. If I had to wait one more week for his jokes in this horrendous time, I would literally lose my shit.

  • John Marshall
    John Marshall 4 months ago

    Elevator Tales. 1 minute segments of Steven doing stuff like this in an elevator. Someone make that happen.

  • socrappyicoulddie
    socrappyicoulddie 4 months ago

    Dad is back

  • TheHikingnut
    TheHikingnut 4 months ago

    bruce Lee died with a smile on his face from the she-monks of the hairy palm.

  • drsupremo88
    drsupremo88 4 months ago

    That was nice

  • Sarah Anderson
    Sarah Anderson 4 months ago

    Literally just film Stephen telling a story like ten times and disperse them during the Christmas holidaysPLEASE

  • M Jave
    M Jave 4 months ago

    What a legend Bruce Lee is after almost half a century kids refer karate/Kong Fu to Bruce Lee 🕺💪✊✌🏻

  • Pyotr Raphael
    Pyotr Raphael 4 months ago

    A 17th level Monk dealt him this final blow.

  • GM T
    GM T 4 months ago +1

    Awww that's like telling kids there's no Santa Claus! 😭😂

  • Baconisafruit
    Baconisafruit 4 months ago

    Damn monks!

  • saiful hazimie
    saiful hazimie 4 months ago

    When Stephen said about that, it reminds me the rumor about Bruce Lee died after challenged one of Silat Master, in which Bruce got hit by a deadly technique from that master. The rumor said that the victim will be dead in 3 days after got hit by that.

  • Darren Krivit
    Darren Krivit 4 months ago

    Mind Blown 😎 nice story

  • True Black Knight
    True Black Knight 4 months ago

    You should be careful you get too much publicity on the monks of the quivering Palm & they will come for you 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • el Mikas
    el Mikas 4 months ago

    Einstein died from a ruptured artery in the heart at age 70. Just saying ;)))

  • Mahmoud El Arch
    Mahmoud El Arch 4 months ago

    Strange elevator cabin there !

  • MementoX1013
    MementoX1013 4 months ago

    This made me smile so much.

  • Angel cakes
    Angel cakes 4 months ago

    That is what I heard too. And in Puerto Rico. Lol

  • ProjectFlashlight612
    ProjectFlashlight612 4 months ago

    Bruce was murdered by Big Chungus

  • Lorenzo G
    Lorenzo G 4 months ago +2

    This had a Charlie Murphy E True Hollywood Stories vibe to it

  • Brian
    Brian 4 months ago

    Nunchucks were banned all this time?

  • Viki Demos
    Viki Demos 4 months ago

    I know you need your rest Stephen..but, I don't like it when you are not there... Kaninikta

  • Jee-eun Hong
    Jee-eun Hong 4 months ago


  • - AmbieticA -
    - AmbieticA - 4 months ago +1

    LMAO A Monk with the ability of a Quivering Palm is from the 1st edition Dungeons and Dragons character play! Oh crap I dated myself...

  • just1desi
    just1desi 4 months ago

    I can’t remember what Zena’s two finger neck tap move was called

  • Imperial Advisor Arem Heshvaun

    Wow, at least give AD&D some credit Stephen, lest the Monks of the Quivering Palm pay you a visit. BONUS, Bill in Kill Bill Vol II is killed by the Quivering Palm.

  • alphaphotoandvideo
    alphaphotoandvideo 4 months ago

    1:24 what did he say?