Late Show Highlights

Here were my favorite monologue jokes from last night’s Late Show with David Letterman:

What a great time of year to be in New York City. It’s spring, almost summer. Here’s a sure sign that it’s summer in New York: Go over to St. Patrick’s and watch the mosquitoes breed in the holy water.

This is very exciting: Fleet Week here in New York City, ladies and gentlemen. Men and women from all the armed forces are here in New York City. Fleet Week is great for me personally because it’s the only time I can walk around New York City and not feel stupid wearing my little sailor outfit.

They have performed a study about this, and they have proven that women love men in uniform…unless it’s a Mets uniform.

The comedy segment bit was “Top Ten Thoughts Going Through the Mind of the Guy Who Had Sex with an ATM.” It was ok:

Kyle J. White was the first couch guest. He is a former United States Army sergeant and the latest recipient of the Medal of Honor. The interview was great. Kyle was nervous and solemn, which is completely understandable after living through his experience in Afghanistan. It took a lot of strength to agree to relive it in front of Letterman and an audience, and he did very well. His story is amazing and powerful, and I’m glad he had the courage to share it with us. Kudos also to The Late Show for having Kyle as a guest. I can’t think of another late-night talk show that would do that. The clips contain almost the entire interview, I just wish they weren’t so sliced up:

Judy Greer was the second couch guest. She is an actress and author of the new book I Don’t Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star. The interview was fine, but less than three minutes since the interview with Kyle ran long. It must have been difficult to follow a Medal of Honor recipient, and know that you’re only getting half the normal amount of time to talk, but Judy was pleasant and a terrific sport about it. She even had time for an amusing story. It’s just too bad that, with Judy’s huge filmography, she didn’t have more time to talk about stuff. Here’s the interview:

Dierks Bentley was the musical guest. He gave a decent performance.

Good show. I give it:


– Woody

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