Late Show Highlights

Hey everyone. Sorry my review is posting so late. Here were my favorite monologue jokes from last night’s Late Show with David Letterman:

Here in New York we have trouble with our Governor. People are demanding that David Patterson step down, that he resign from the office of Governor up there in Albany. I want to tell you something, it’s a relief to see the “fire Dave” rally is not about me.

New Yorkers are desperate. They’re trying to get Patterson to leave early. And I said to myself, “Well, that sounds like a job for Jay Leno.”

But he has said now that he will not run for election, but he will serve his full term. He’s going to finish his term. He’s going to keep being Governor until the very end. Did you hear that Sarah? Till the very end.

Rush Limbaugh has a penthouse apartment here in New York City. Apparently he’s selling (it). It’s a penthouse apartment that has a very narrow view of everything.

The only desk segment was the Top Ten Reasons Barbara Walters Won’t Be Doing Any More Academy Awards Specials. It was read by Barbara herself. That alone makes it worth watching:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtKu4g2DHRc[/youtube]

Jerry Seinfeld was the first couch guest. He has a new show called The Marriage Ref. Like most people in my age demographic, I became of fan of Jerry back in the 90s watching Seinfeld on NBC. I hadn’t  seen or heard much from him since then, so I was interested to see how he’s been doing. He began with a stand-up set. It was ok, but I honestly didn’t have any laugh out loud moments. The conversation with Letterman on the couch was better. Here’s a clip:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqWLw0mOiV0[/youtube]

Tom Brokaw was the second couch guest. He is the host of a new documentary called Boomers. Tom and Dave spent the first half of the interview discussing the Winter Olympics and the second half talking about the Boomer generation. Both parts were interesting, but the second half was especially enlightening. Tom is a true wealth of knowledge, and he presents his information very well, so much so that I wish Letterman had just spent the entire hour talking to him.

Someone was kind enough to post the second-half of the interview on YouTube. I think it’s worth watching:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iz4SLOsfgk[/youtube]

Good show. I give it:

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– Woody

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