In 1982, actor/comedian Andy Kaufman and a professional wrestler named Jerry “The King” Lawler appeared as guests on Late Night with David Letterman together, and an altercation ensued. Kaufman had been involved in the pro wrestling circuit for some time at that point, and had made a show of playing the universally despised misogynistic heel... Show More Summary
Ross Douthat wrote a column about the tedious, soul-grindingly repetitive leftist "joxesplaining" of late-night TV. On late-night television, it was once understood that David Letterman was beloved by coastal liberals and Jay Leno more of a Middle American taste. But...
Norm Macdonald went on Howard Stern on Monday morning with a long dirty joke and plenty of stories, which is convenient since the comedian's new book, Based on a True Story: A Memoir, went on sale today. Hear here clips of Macdonald reminiscing about "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live (Chevy Chase called him with […]
1. He was voted 'Most Likely to Replace David Letterman' in 8th grade. His classmates weren't that far off. He replaced Jay Leno on 'The Tonight Show' in 20142. Growing up, Fallon wanted to become a priest. He went to Catholic Mass every morning with his grandfather and was inspired by how the priest could move the crowd.3. Show More Summary
Letterman rhapsodizes about the virtues of clean energy
It’s been a year-and-a-half since David Letterman stepped down from his Late Show pulpit. In that time, the talk show legend has been remarkably quiet, occasionally popping up at sporting events, chatting with Steve Martin, and mostly just enjoying a well-earned retirement. Show More Summary
David Letterman is back, baby, and just in time because we cannot stop ruining our air and water. The former Late Show host returned to television for the first time in 2016 to interview India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi about clean energy for the National Geographic Channel’s Years of Living ... More »
The 'Years of Living Dangerously' docuseries marks Letterman's first gig since his May 2015 exit. read more
Take notes, Jimmy Fallon.
Other than Jon, by and large, I have never been much of a watcher of late-night TV. This is no doubt a function of my demographic. I'm too young - I grew up post-Carson. I'm also entirely too cynical to enjoy most celebrity interviews,...Show More Summary
Also: Jason Isbell, Louis CK, Sarah Silverman, Nick Kroll, a 'Mr. Robot' panel, and more. Continue reading…
If the name Bjorn Nittmo happens to ring a bell, it's almost certainly because David Letterman made the NFL kicker a brief celebrity a quarter-century ago. (Letterman loved his name, had him on the show, and made a catchphrase out of, "Who do you think you are, Bjorn Nittmo?") It's...
Gary Gulman, stand-up comedian, who has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Conan and who was a finalist of season 2 of Last Comic Standing, brings his comedy to the stages of the Montreal Festival. Show More Summary
In his 25 years in the TV business, Paul Simms has created a sitcom classic (NewsRadio), written for a pioneering single-camera comedy (The Larry Sanders Show, following his real-life talk-show stint at David Letterman’s Late Night),...Show More Summary
1994 was the year of the Republican Revolution. It was the year that Northridge, CA was hit with a devastating earthquake. David Letterman was the hottest name on late-night television, and one could never forget Nancy Kerrigan being attacked at the 1994 Winter Olympics — something that was allegedly helped by her rival, Tonya Harding.... Show More Summary
In his first appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman,” real estate tycoon Donald Trump talks about his purchase of a superyacht from the Saudi Arabian arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, one of the Middle East’s most notorious men at the time. Show More Summary
Let's begin with Hillary's brutal new ad starring Trump and David Letterman. I'd somehow missed it when it was first released a few weeks back,...
David Letterman travels to Washington State to report on the legend of Bigfoot
Hillary Clinton's new ad features Donald Trump flaunting his new clothing line on the Late Show with David Letterman. As Letterman holds up Trump's shirts and ties, he asks Trump where they were made. "These were made—I don't know where...Show More Summary