‘Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night’ Is an Intimate Portrait and Guidebook for Today’s Late Night Hosts
During his time on air, David Letterman was aware that he was comedy establishment, but this knowledge fueled him, becoming fodder to satirize the fanfare and spectacle that now consumes the late night landscape. Jason Zinoman’s recently released biography, Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Ni... [Read More]
David Letterman is the recipient of the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
David Letterman has been named as the recipient of this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, one of the… MORE David Letterman is the recipient of the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
David Letterman is the recipient of the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
David Letterman has been named as the recipient of this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, one of the… MORE David Letterman is the recipient of the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
David Letterman will receive the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
The Kennedy Center has announced it’s awarding the 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to David Letterman! The most recent annual winners for the Mark Twain Prize have been Bill Murray and Eddie Murphy. Letterman, who inspired a generation of comedians and helped revolutionize late-night ... [Read More]
David Letterman Will Receive This Year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
The 2017 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor has been revealed. According to The New York Times, this year’s prize will be given out at the Kennedy Center on October 22nd to David Letterman, who joins previous Mark Twain winners Ellen DeGeneres, Carol Burnett, Eddie Murph... [Read More]
David Letterman Will Receive This Year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
The 2017 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor has been revealed. According to The New York Times, this year’s prize will be given out at the Kennedy Center on October 22nd to David Letterman, who joins previous Mark Twain winners Ellen DeGeneres, Carol Burnett, Eddie Murph... [Read More]
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]