RIP Dorothy Hofert Letterman Mengering, aka “Dave’s Mom”
Dorothy Hofert Letterman Mengering was 72 when she first began appearing on her son’s late-night television show, and delighted millions in the 1990s with her reports from the Olympics, her pies from the kitchen and her advice for her son. Mengering died Tuesday peacefully at home, a day befor... [Read More]
David Letterman’s Mom Dorothy Mengering Dies at 95
David Letterman’s mother Dorothy Mengering — a longtime staple on his Late Night and Late Show — has passed away. Last night, a spokesperson for Letterman confirmed that Mengering died at home yesterday in Carmel, Indiana at age 95. Here’s an excerpt from the obituary Letterm... [Read More]
David Letterman’s Mom Dorothy Mengering Dies at 95
David Letterman’s mother Dorothy Mengering — a longtime staple on his Late Night and Late Show — has passed away. Last night, a spokesperson for Letterman confirmed that Mengering died at home yesterday in Carmel, Indiana at age 95. Here’s an excerpt from the obituary Letterm... [Read More]
Five of David Letterman’s Best Late Night Donald Trump Takedowns
Each time Donald Trump appeared on a late night show during his presidential campaign he often left unscathed. Stephen Colbert made a wholehearted attempt to corner Trump during a one-on-one interview in 2015, but the (alleged) billionaire dodged the host’s inquiry for an apology and surprisin... [Read More]
That Time Dave Did His Show Inside a Hotel Room
This week, David Letterman delivered a dispatch from the world of retirement in the form of a lengthy interview with New York magazine. In it he gave us a glimpse as to what he’s up to now, but he also told us what he’s not doing, and that’s catching up on his late night television... [Read More]
David Letterman doesn’t care who knows how much he hates Trump
David Letterman has been retired from Late Night for just about two years, and it seems to suit him well.… MORE David Letterman doesn’t care who knows how much he hates Trump appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Vulture’s interview with David Letterman
Lots of fascinating stuff comes out of Vulture’s new cover story interview with David Letterman, now almost two years removed from his reign on late-night TV. Take this excerpt, for example: There’s this idea that reducing Trump to a punchline could make him seem harmless or helps to nor... [Read More]
David Letterman Talks Fatherhood, Late Night Hosts, Politics, and “Trumpy”
New York magazine has a great interview out this week with the gloriously bearded David Letterman, and the lengthy chat covers everything from parenthood to late night to if he’s been in touch with Jay Leno at all (“No. I’m assuming I will bump into him before we die”) to his... [Read More]
David Letterman Talks Fatherhood, Late Night Hosts, Politics, and “Trumpy”
New York magazine has a great interview out this week with the gloriously bearded David Letterman, and the lengthy chat covers everything from parenthood to late night to if he’s been in touch with Jay Leno at all (“No. I’m assuming I will bump into him before we die”) to his... [Read More]
David Letterman and Tina Fey Talk ‘SNL,’ Why TV Is Better Than Movies, and More
Ahead of receiving this year’s Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, Tina Fey recently sat down with David Letterman to chat about her career, her daughters, her time on Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin’s Twitter feud with Donald Trump (“You think you’re good at being a jerk on T... [Read More]