If you’re like David Letterman and still don’t know about Siegfried and Roy Koch (better known as the Koch brothers), Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is here to explain on the second of six episodes of his Funny Or Die web series, Boiling The Frog.
The friction between being in on the joke and stuck in a bad one doesn’t exist with Colbert, which is perhaps why the debut episode of his new show was such a weird and wonderful hour, rough and rowdy and full of contradictions and promise.
David Letterman did something special: He brought weirdness to mainstream TV. With his show now truly over, after 30 years and two different networks, let’s take a look at just 10 of his greatest moments.
For his second to last show, Dave hosted the great Bill Murray — who jumped out of an oversized cake. And then Bill shared the cake with Dave — and members of the audience, too.
David Letterman kicked off his final three days on TV, by bringing out members of the crew to deliver a special list: “Top Ten Things I’ll Miss About Working At The Late Show.”
All things change, and everything ends, and after Wednesday we will no longer be living in a world in which David Letterman is on television five nights a week.
Jon Stewart looked at Jeb Bush’s contortions this week over whether he would have invaded Iraq — and wondered if, despite what Jeb says, maybe questioning that war isn’t really the biggest “disservice” that’s been done to the troops.
Former President Bill Clinton appeared with David Letterman, and discussed his chances of returning to the White House — as long as Hillary asks him.
The Daily Show looked at the UK election, expressing utter bewilderment about how those Brits do it — without tons of big money and advertising campaigns.
Yeah, he’s a curmudgeon, and he’s far from perfect. But he’s the kind of curmudgeon you always knew meant well and were happy to find in your living room.
Jon Stewart noticed a little contradiction from all the right-wingers attacking the alleged influence of foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation.
President Obama sat down with David Letterman last night, with the two discussing their plans for retirement. And it turns out that one of them wants to teach law at Columbia.
Larry Wilmore sat down in a local Baltimore diner with some actual gang members to discuss their public truce and peacekeeping efforts in the riots.
Jon Stewart and Jessica Williams blasted the news media for covering the pomp and glamour of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, while unrest broke was simultaneously breaking out in Baltimore.
Seth Meyers realized there are only a few kinds of books that ever sell these days — and the cottage industry of anti-Clinton writing is one of them.
Republicans used to talk about banning gay marriage — and now they just have trouble answering whether they would personally attend a same-sex wedding.
That’s not a red balloon with a frowny face drawn on — it’s former Vice President Dick Cheney — and Jon Stewart has got some questions for him about Iran.