If you weren't watching the Colbert Report on Tuesday night, you missed
The occasion was "The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs," to which Gladwell wrote the foreword. Gladwell doesn't have a dog, but he likes them, and he's a New Yorker writer -- so there he was, shifting uneasily in the Colbert hot seat.
Funny, though, another New Yorker not only likes
Gladwell does seem to relax when he gets to talk about his writing about dogs -- one dog in particular. It's in the clip above.