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David Letterman signs off

May 21, 2015 14:23:13 Posted at May 21, 2015 14:23:13
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Last night marked the official end of The Late Show with David Letterman. After his final interview, his last broadcast was dedicated to best-of segments, tributes, thank yous, and one last Top 10, which lined up some of Letterman’s most frequent and favorite celebrity guests. Full Story

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So long, Dave, and thanks for all the fish

May 20, 2015 15:26:32 Posted at May 20, 2015 15:26:32
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Tonight is David Letterman’s last show as a late night host. All week he’s had special guests—including Eddie Vedder who performed a rendition of “Better Man” with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra that made me teary-eyed—and last night Bill Murray sat in as Letterman’s last interview guest. Full Story

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George Clooney is comfortable in handcuffs

May 15, 2015 14:25:52 Posted at May 15, 2015 14:25:52
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George Clooney handcuffed himself to David Letterman last night. To me, he seemed quite comfortable. And quite comfortable alluding to the fact that he was comfortable. And yes, as a favourite of Letterman’s, Clooney was a three block guest. Sort of. I mean, officially, he was a two block guest, but he pulled up a stool and stuck around for Tom Waits. Full Story

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Julia last word and last kiss for Dave

May 14, 2015 14:42:52 Posted at May 14, 2015 14:42:52
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Julia Roberts always gets the last word, so it makes sense that she would get David Letterman’s last kiss before next Wednesday’s big sign-off. After all, she is his favourite guest. He admitted it back in 2001 and he was clearly just as smitten last night. Full Story

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Joaquin Phoenix is NOT ENGAGED

December 9, 2014 15:36:23 Posted at December 9, 2014 15:36:23
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Not engaged. NOT engaged. I just want to make that clear because most headlines you’ve read this morning will probably say that he IS engaged. But he’s NOT engaged. It was a prank. Because this is what happens when Joaquin Phoenix appears on David Letterman. He either pretends he’s retiring and f-cked up and on the verge of a breakdown or he tells a story about falling in love with his yoga instructor. Full Story

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Dear Gossips,

"I won't be doing the new show in character, so we'll all get to find out how much of him was me. I'm looking forward to it." – What Stephen Colbert told The New York Times about succeeding David Letterman on Late Night. Apparently there were a lot of people who called for the job the day Letterman announced he was retiring.  Read Full Intro

Colbert is the new Letterman

April 10, 2014 17:02:12 Posted at April 10, 2014 17:02:12
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Man, that happened FAST. Kind of makes you think some wheels were already turning, and when, in the wake of David Letterman announcing his retirement the entire nation yelled as one, IT SHOULD BE COLBERT, they cemented a deal that was already in the works. Full Story

Good night, Dave

April 4, 2014 14:11:28 Posted at April 4, 2014 14:11:28
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Yesterday during the taping of his show, David Letterman stunned his audience by announcing his retirement. He’s been on late night television for thirty-two years, the last twenty-one of which have been behind the desk at The Late Show with David Letterman. He broke Johnny Carson’s record in 2013 to become the longest-running late night host, and he stuck around long enough to outlast his rival, Jay Leno, which I’m sure is not coincidental. Full Story

Flowers for Julia

December 13, 2013 16:16:45 Posted at December 13, 2013 16:16:45
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How do you follow up Beyonce and Olivia Pope? Everyone else today has to measure up. God I hope Angelina Jolie makes an appearance. But Julia Roberts works too. Julia was on Letterman yesterday before attending the premiere of August: Osage County. Beyonce? Sorry. Right now Beyonce is everything. Full Story

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Points for just showing up

April 10, 2013 15:33:20 Posted at April 10, 2013 15:33:20
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Lindsay Lohan was on Letterman last night. You may have already heard about their “awkward” exchange when he pressed her on her rehab and when she’s going and her addictions, etc, but when you watch it back, you’ll see it wasn’t awkward. It was banter. She actually sasses him. Full Story

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Shia LaBeouf’s man fixation

April 2, 2013 14:50:14 Posted at April 2, 2013 14:50:14
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As I mentioned last week, I am loving Shia LaBeouf right now. I love him so much. Because he has been nothing but entertaining. Crazy, but entertaining. Shia was supposed to be on Broadway in Orphans. But he and Alec Baldwin couldn’t stop yelling at each other. Full Story

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Tom Cruise the conversationalist

December 18, 2012 17:42:38 Posted at December 18, 2012 17:42:38
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God that was painful. Just sat through Letterman’s interview with Tom Cruise last night. It was 3 segments which...if you’re familiar with Dave, you know, normally, only the veteran chatters, the good ones, they get 3 segments. Like Tom Hanks. Or Julia Roberts. George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, the ones who can play, and roll, and wit. Full Story

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Amy Poehler’s party

April 25, 2012 21:05:20 Posted at April 25, 2012 21:05:20
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I know it was officially the Time 100 party last night but scanning through all the pictures it really looked like it was Amy Poehler’s party. I want to go to an Amy Poehler party. Remember at the Emmys when all the comedy ladies took the stage like a pageant and held each other until a winner was crowned? You know that was all Poehler, right? Poehler is what Ashley Judd was trying to write Full Story

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He’s a Loud Talker

April 1, 2011 09:05:38 Posted at April 1, 2011 09:05:38
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Two former Oscar hosts decided to be smug together on television last night as James Franco appeared on Letterman to promote Your Highness for his first interview since sucking at the Oscars in February. And how does he sum up his disappointing performance? Well, he said he tried his best, he said Anne Hathaway was too hyper, and that we’re all hypocrites for hating on his hosting duties after saying the Oscars are irrelevant. Full Story