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#EndorseThis: Al Franken Explains The Koch Brothers To David Letterman

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.

July 17, 2017

Raw And Refined, Smart And Stupid, Colbert Makes A Glorious Entrance

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.

September 9, 2015

Farewell To Dave: 10 Of His Greatest TV Moments

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.

May 21, 2015

Endorse This: The Original ‘Top Ten’

Take a trip back through time, all the way to 1985, when Dave delivered the very first ‘Top Ten’ list.

May 20, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Some Cake For Dave

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.

May 20, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Counting Down The Top Ten

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.”

May 19, 2015

David Letterman Kept It Fresh On Late Night For 33 Years

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.

May 18, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jeb Bush And ‘The Kin’s Speech’

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.

May 15, 2015
Entertainment, Top News, David Letterman, Television, Comedy, Late Night, New York City, History

A Brilliant TV Career Comes To An End

Before we say goodbye to “Dave,” let’s look at the highlight reel.

May 14, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Bill Clinton’s Future Plans

Former President Bill Clinton appeared with David Letterman, and discussed his chances of returning to the White House — as long as Hillary asks him.

May 13, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Let Money Talk!’

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.

May 12, 2015

It’s Hard To Say Goodbye To This TV Institution

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.

May 11, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Political ‘Friends With Benefactors’

Jon Stewart noticed a little contradiction from all the right-wingers attacking the alleged influence of foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation.

May 8, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Prize Is Right

Jimmy Kimmel hosted the woman who made news this week on the legendary game show The Price is Right.

May 7, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Obama And Letterman — And Retirement

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.

May 5, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Baltimore, Gang Members, Peace, And Pie

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.

May 1, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The ‘Thug’ Debate

Larry Wilmore objected to the use of the word “thug” as a possible code for another word.

April 30, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Guardians of the Gala’

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.

April 28, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Clinton Paranoia Industry

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.

April 24, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Genetically Modified Conspiracy Theories

Genetically modified potatoes are perfectly safe — unless you throw them at a person’s head.

April 23, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Republican Progress On Gay Marriage

Republicans used to talk about banning gay marriage — and now they just have trouble answering whether they would personally attend a same-sex wedding.

April 22, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The *Real* Iranian Agent!

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.

April 17, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Tax Day Carols!

Who says that taxes can’t be fun? James Corden teamed up with pop singer Katharine McPhee, to celebrate April 15.

April 16, 2015

Late Night Roundup: War vs. Peace On Capitol Hill

Negotiating a peace deal is a tough job with Congress — making war is easy.

April 15, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Hillary And The Right Wing

Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign announcement was the talk of the late night comedy shows.

April 14, 2015