For those living under a rock, Stephen Colbert is the master of interviews and public speaking. Dating back to his inception as a correspondent at The Daily Show in 1997, he was destined to fall in love with himself and give birth to his own show, The Colbert Report, on October 17 of 2005. He’s won countless awards, including a Peabody, and even has his own NASA treadmill that was shipped to the International Space Station in 2009 – appropriately named C.O.L.B.E.R.T. (Combined Operational Load-Bearing External Resistance Treadmill).

Stephen recently interviewed Maurice Sendak, who is author to Where The Wild Things Are, Chicken Soup With Rice, In The Night Kitchen, and his latest Bumble-Ardy. The interview was split up into two parts where the dramatic more of it aired last night. Check out where the mild things are after the jump.

As soon as we get word that I Am A Pole (And So Can You!) is published we’ll post an update and maybe even a review.