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I was planning on putting up a post today in honor of Dave’s 70th birthday and then lo and behold, I read on the internet this morning that Dave’s mom, Dorothy, has passed away at the age of 95. My first thought after sadness for her passing and sympathy for Dave and his family is the […]

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Well, the deed is done. Dave is gone. But the situation may be more serious than just losing Dave. I watched David Letterman’s final “Late Show” last night with at least 12 million other people and like Dave, I got emotional but never cracked. It’s almost too sad and scary to just shed tears over. […]

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Okay gang, the news is out for who Dave’s guests will be for this week’s shows and I guess I have to say I’m just a little disappointed. I’d predicted and/or hoped that Dave’s last guest would either be odds-on-favorite Bill Murray or dark horse Julia Roberts. Most people were guessing Bill Murray because Murray […]

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I watched Letterman last night and he had Kevin Spacey as his guest. Dave was enjoying himself because he obviously likes and respects Spacey. One of the things I’ve always loved about Letterman is that there are certain guests that come on Dave’s show that he couldn’t possibly care less about and when these people […]

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Well, the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Show was hyped beyond compare. This, of course, is always a mistake because how can anything or anyone live up to that kind of hype? This show  did not. There were certainly some funny bits and a few touching spots (actually far fewer than there could have or […]

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It’s Groundhog Day and while I couldn’t care less whether some varmit that’s ripped out of his/her winter slumber sees his/her shadow or not, I do love the opportunity to use the day as an excuse to watch the 1993 film “Groundhog Day” starring Bill Murray and directed by the late Harold Ramis. This year, […]

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David Letterman announced on his show Thursday night that he would be “retiring” and stepping down as host of “The Late Show” sometime in 2015. For me, it comes as sad news for two reasons. First of all, Dave was the last Late Night host I tuned in with any regularity. Has he been the […]

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I watched most of Jimmy Fallon’s first “Tonight Show” last night. Here’s what I thought was the best bit of the evening: I thought that was cute and a good way to get a bunch of celebrity cameos onto the first show although I literally don’t care or really dislike exactly half of the 14 […]

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