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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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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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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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