Yes, Martha Stewart has always been a punchline, particularly when it comes to any talk about DIY perfection. She's a walking, talking version of Pinterest, even before Pinterest ever existed. She might be some sort of alien sent from a planet where, say, croquembouche is just something everyone knows how to do, where husbands come home to wives gleefully spinning sugar. Because she genuinely said that latter part to Letterman in this clip from 1989.
For the full version, visit YouTube, but you really only need to see this moment, covered on HuffPost Live's Throwback Thursday.