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Late Night With David Letterman
‘Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night’ Is an Intimate Portrait and […]
During his time on air, David Letterman was aware that he was comedy establishment, but this knowledge fueled him, becoming fodder to satirize […]
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 […]
These Are David Letterman’s Most Contentious and Uncomfortable Interviews
▶️ You won’t be able to look away.
vulture cover story
How David Letterman Became a Gen-X Icon
He bailed out of his own jokes and committed to a lack of commitment.
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 […]
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 […]
from the archives
Revisiting David Letterman’s 1987 Writers Room
The relatively normal bunch of guys behind what was perhaps the creative peak of
When Letterman Took ‘Late Night’ to Tokyo, Sort of
The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
Twitter Suggests All the Letterman Replacements the Mind Can Conceive
Mick Jagger Delivered
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Live from the Ed Sullivan Theater!
last night on late night
Last Night on Late Night: Ben Affleck Wanted to Keep His Nude Scene Long
Plus: Megan Mullally tells us about her mole that can predict the weather.
Letterman’s 10 Most Genuine Moments with His Guests
In the New Yorker’s 1978 profile of TV icon Johnny Carson, author Kenneth Tynan pinpoints the essential quality of Carson’s genius: contempt. […]
Inside the Almost 100% Successful 1985 Late Night with David Letterman Book
Everyone knows that Merrill Markoe just wrote a book called Cool, Calm & Contentious. But did you know she also did a first book? It’s […]
the great debate
Damon Lindelof, Adam Scott, and More Pick the Greatest New York–Set TV Show Ever
Is it ‘Sex and the City’? ‘The Honeymooners’? ‘Seinfeld’?
stop bending the shafts
Tonight Won’t Go Down As the Only Time That Tom Hanks Helped a Late-Night Host Sign Off From NBC
Stop bending the shafts!
Writer Explains How a ‘Hostile Work Environment’ Drove Her to Quit Her Dream Job
Nell Scovell wrote about her experiences as a ‘Late Night’ writer back in the early nineties for ‘Vanity Fair.’
More Letterman Details Emerge: Halderman Pleads Not Guilty; Birkitt and Letterman’s Relationship Ended Before Birth of His Son
More details emerge about this sordid case.
Conan O’Brien Continues to Hemorrhage Viewers of All Ages
People are turning away from the ‘Tonight Show’ in droves.