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Dick Cavett Discusses Jon Stewart's Legacy On HuffPost Live

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Hours before Jon Stewart helms his final episode of "The Daily Show," HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps hosted a roundtable discussion on Stewart's legacy as...

Amber Ferguson

David Letterman Grilling Politicians And Pundits Through The Years | Amber Ferguson | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the weeks leading up to Wednesday's final show, David Letterman has been hailed as a comic genius, a revolutionary who stormed the ne...

Thanks to David Letterman, I Have a Wife, Job and Best Friend

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 05.11.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

Five words. Just five words: Revolutionary. Hilarious. Mischievous. Subversive. Anarchical. At age 14, I would have had no idea what four of those words meant, but looking back, that is surely why David Letterman's short lived 1980 morning show enthralled me.

'Conan' Writer Slams Late-Night Comedy

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Entertainment

A member of Conan O'Brien's writing staff, Andrés du Bouchet, slammed the state of late-night comedy on Twitter last week, calling O'Brien's competit...

Saturday Night Live Season 40: What to Expect

Uloop | Posted 11.26.2014 | College

"Saturday Night Live" is turning 40. The late-night live sketch comedy and variety show's 40th season on the air will take place over the 2014-2015 TV season on NBC. So what can SNL viewers expect to see in season 40?

Best Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy

Any election season requires a healthy dosage of comedy to help navigate the tricky waters of BS and spin. Luckily, with roughly six thousand late nig...

WATCH: Conan's Hilarious Solution To Double-Booking Gaffe

Posted 08.31.2011 | Comedy

Jon Dore and Rory Scovel are two very funny up-and-coming comedians, who both had the good fortune to be booked for a spot on Conan. Unfortunately, th...

WATCH: The Best Of Late Night 2010

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Not many years have been quite as tumultuous as 2010 for late night comedy. Between the Conan/Leno debacle and Jon Stewart taking his seat at the righ...

Best Late Night Jokes Of The Week: Palin, Sanford, Sotomayor, And More! (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Good afternoon, my late night lovers! It's been quite a week, hasn't it? Our beloved comics have struggled, but ultimately succeeded, in wresting co...

Tuesday's Late Night Round-Up: Cheney's Cuteness, Obama's Handshake And Torture's Official Sponsor (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jay Leno poked fun at old and new media last night saying: "So many newspapers all across the country going out of business, it's pretty scary. So ...

Monday's Late-Night Joke Round-Up: Anderson Cooper Smells Lou Dobbs, Madoff v. Groundhogs (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

There were some serious lessons to be learned last night. First, a logic problem: Michael Steele is to Barack Obama as Tickle Me Elmo is to... Accordi...

Johnny Come Late-Nightly

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

Did you groan when David Letterman told Monica jokes? Do you Tivo The Daily Show ? If your answer is yes, then Strange Bedfellows: How Late Night Comedy Turns Democracy into a Joke may be the book for you.