On October 20, comedian and filmmaker Jena Friedman—a former field producer at The Daily Show and writer for the Late Show with David Letterman—will release her first hour-long comedy special under the emblematic title (be still our hearts) American Cunt. Read more...
He had to do a lot of things he didn't really love doing in order to keep his ratings up over the years. Now, he's retired and he's looking back at his career---with a big beard replacing his cleanshaven look, to boot.
The retired talk show host ventured far for his Year of Living Dangerously episode.
Since leaving The Late Show, David Letterman has dedicated himself to such worthy pursuits as making peace with his legacy, saving the world from climate change, and embracing a facial-hair aesthetic somewhere between lovable Santa and horror-movie Santa. Why has the wisecracking host committed to such grandiose follicle feats? "I ... More »
The NY Times has a great longish piece on David Letterman today. This quote got my attention: Maybe life is the hard way, I don’t know. When the show was great, it was never as enjoyable as the misery of the show being bad. Is that human nature? Building companies includes a lot of “misery […]
The former “Late Show” host on the liberation of retirement: shaving optional, shopping solo and coming to terms with a certain late-night feud.
In a recent interview with the New York Times, David Letterman explained why he had Donald Trump on The Late Show so often. “I’ve known Donald Trump for a long time, and I always thought he was exactly what New York City needed to have:...Show More Summary
In this photo provided by CBS, musical guest Bob Dylan performs on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in New York. (Jeffrey R.… The post Is Bob Dylan a poet, who didn’t know it? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Despite having some big shoes to fill with David Letterman's departure, Stephen Colbert has successfully kept "The Late Show" a forum for smart adult entertainment. The post How Stephen Colbert Became Gen X’s Late-Night Spokesperson appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The late-night ground is shifting, and with the 2016 election less than a month away — and wilder than ever — the shows are particularly relevant in this moment. Now that legends of late night like David Letterman and Jay Leno have finally...Show More Summary
Former late-night TV host David Letterman was famous for his entertaining and fun "Stupid Pet Tricks" segments. In the current presidential election cycle, the press, while claiming that Donald Trump and his campaign lie so often that...Show More Summary
David Letterman had his beard trimmed in Delhi, India in a clip for the National Geographic Channel series Years of Living Dangerously. After his trim, Letterman also opted for a vigorous head massage. Related Laughing Squid PostsDavid Letterman Performs a Special Top Ten List About Donald Trump at an Event Hosted by Steve Martin & […]
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Faced with the “stimulus overload” of being in India, David Letterman decided it was time to have his beard trimmed. A short video recorded during Letterman’s recent travels abroad shows the former “Late Show” host tidy up his facial...Show More Summary
David Letterman got duped by The Donald.
David Letterman would be happy if the next David Letterman looked less like himself. In conversation with Susan Morrison at a panel at the New Yorker Festival on Friday night, Letterman reflected on his long career on late-night television, the impact of his comedy, and where he hopes the format ... More »
Donald Trump certainly wasn’t the only topic of conversation when David Letterman spoke Friday evening at the New Yorker Festival, the magazine’s annual arts series of public talks. In a 90-minute talk with New Yorker articles editor Susan...Show More Summary
David Letterman is promoting a National Geographic series called Years of Living Dangerously and sat down for an interview with The New York Times. The topic quickly turned to a frequent guest of his former talk show and after saying...Show More Summary
Talk show pioneer David Letterman, in a wide-ranging 90-minute conversation onstage at the New Yorker Festival tonight, said his old guest and sparring partner Donald Trump is not only a racist, but a “badly damaged human being.” “God...Show More Summary
David Letterman invited Donald Trump to appear on his NBC and CBS talk shows for more than 30 years. “He was the perfect guest,” Letterman said in an an interview Friday with The New York Times. But now, with that perfect guest potentially on his way winning the presidency, Letterman is sounding off about a […]