Though the strategy of occasionally pointing to the joke-void on one's blank TelePrompTer screen is certainly a valid one for calling attention to the struggle of one's striking writers, sometimes a more dramatic display is necessary, lest even the most loyal TV audience begin to tune out the oft-intoned message of solidarity.

On Tuesday's Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert offered what was perhaps the most moving pro-WGA moment we've seen in weeks, leading Malcolm Gladwell and the Harlem Gospel Choir in a lively rendition of the spiritual "Go Down Moses" as images of his beloved, absent colleagues scrolled across the screen; cue up the above clip and prepare to be stirred in a way you haven't been since Conan O'Brien gave us that first, utterly thrilling glimpse of his strike beard.