Andrew Norelli on Late Show with David Letterman
Andrew Norelli was back on the Late Show on Friday night, tanned, rested and ready to tell us what he has learned about the economy from the French. The French smoke a lot, don't they, still? Smokers in America, meanwhile, have some strange reactions to the rules we've enacted toward smokers. Norell... [Read More]
Inside the Confusing Origins of David Letterman's Top Ten List
by Brian Abrams The following excerpt reprinted with permission from Brian Abrams's new book AND NOW…An Oral History of "Late Night with David Letterman," 1982-1983, which is currently available to purchase at Amazon Kindle Singles. By the summer of 1985, head writer Steve O’Donnell was... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld on Letterman, “I have knowledge and its all not about this”
The next season of Jerry Seinfeld’s hit web series, Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is about to launch again in November. So there’s no better time than now for the legendary comedian to drop by Late Show with David Letterman for a tight five minutes of stand-up followed by some couch t... [Read More]
Watch Jerry Seinfeld Do Standup on 'Letterman'
by Megh Wright Jerry Seinfeld was a guest on last night's Late Show and did a five-minute standup set all about those annoying stick figure bumper stickers found on most minivans as well as some of his favorite cliché non-statements. Click through to watch him announce a few of his upcoming C... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld on Late Show with David Letterman
"I really don't want to hear what most people want to say." So sayeth Jerry Seinfeld, 60-year-old gabillionaire comedian, to multi-millionaire TV host David Letterman, on Thursday night's episode of Late Show with David Letterman. Seinfeld sticks to his tradition of wanting to perform stand-up befor... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan talks about the downside of donut jokes on Letterman
Jim Gaffigan was a guest of last night’s Late Show with David Letterman. The veteran comedian is well known for his love of food (and an apparent hate of emotions), and wrote his second book, Food: A Love Story, all about it. However, all this food material comes at a cost. Gaffigan tells Lett... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)
Since Jim Gaffigan will unleash his second book upon the world in less than two months, the veteran comedian visited Late Show with David Letterman last night to drop some knowledge about food, the topic of said book. While Food: A Love Story won’t hit retailers until Oct. 21, Gaffigan gave vi... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan’s 2014 tryout with the Indianapolis Colts
Did you know Jim Gaffigan tried out for the Indianapolis Colts this summer? Yeah, well. Not a spoiler alert, but Gaffigan did not make the 2014 Colts team, or even the practice squad. But he did eat some donuts, more doughnuts, exchanged words with Andrew Luck and said Pat McAfee smelled "like a can... [Read More]
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AND NOW...An Oral History of "Late Night with David Letterman, " 1982-1993
At a time when cable TV was nonexistent and "Saturday Night Live’s" talent and ratings simultaneously took a nosedive, David Letterman's 12:30 a.m. talk show transformed comedy forever with its ironic obsessions and enabled a generation of writers to flourish. "AND NOW...An Oral History of 'Late Night with David Letterman,' 1982-1993" is comprised of dozens of original interviews with those who worked and guested during Letterman's NBC stint—beginning with an odd precursor in a problematic 10 a.... [Read More]
This week on TV: Trolling on South Park
It’s here ladies and gentlemen, not only is it hoodie weather, but its that time of the year when we see the return of many of the fall shows. The biggest one for us being the 40th season of Saturday Night Live. Last week a bunch of changes happened for this new season, including new […... [Read More]