Skip to comments.Johnny Carson's Head Writer: Late Night Comics Protect Obama
Posted on 02/18/2014 8:04:09 AM PST by gooblah
This week The Tonight Show with new host Jimmy Fallon returned to its storied birthplace in New Yorks 30 Rockefeller Center. Jimmy is talented and likable and closest to my old boss, Johnny Carson, doing characters and sketches.
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Why do you hate RAYMOND SILLER?
This is not news to anyone posting here.
Late night comics where I can’t find one?.
An Arkansas man shot and killed a 15-year-old girl this weekend after she and other pranksters egged a car outside his house, police said.
Ironic. We could only hope so.
Lets see how many of these writers would take a bullet for Mrs. Thin skin.
Because he said whatever side you take in politics you lose half your audience and he's right. Oprah is a good example - Had a talk show pretty much like Carsons, then she went and pushed a hardcore Marxist for POTUS, now she's a footnote who shows her googly eyed closet lesbo freak face once in a while to scream racism anytime her Marxist hero is criticized or some store owner doesn't want to show her a $50k bag while she's dressed in disguise as a bum.
What network is Jimmy Fallon on?
I rest my case.
I used to watch a smattering of all the late-night shows, for decades, going back to Carson’s era. But I stopped cold. It was when Letterman made that rape-joke about Palin’s 13-year-old daughter, and then followed it up with his blatantly insincere “faux” apology. That burned me up so much, I just tuned them ALL out. Not just Letterman, but all of them, including Leno. Haven’t watched a single minute of any of those late-night shows ever since.
Hell—Everyone protects Obama.
Jimmy’s deeeebute was:
how great he is
“celebrities” dropping “bet” money on him
U-2 concert, but no place to laugh
screeching teenage audience after every few words (annoyingggg)
Carson replaced by so-so Leno, replaced by WTF Jimmy?
what else can NBC screw? Weather reports?
Didn’t watch Jimmy’s deeebute...
Heard the critics say it bombed.
I agree, I can’t stand Failin, Gonad O’Brian, Letter man, or the rest of them.
They aren’t funny, just smarmy a-holes.
I always enjoyed the script Bob Hope followed with his fellow actors in one of his movies “The Ghost Breakers”:
Bob Hope: You live here?
Richard Carlson: Yes.
Bob Hope: Well, maybe you know what a zombie is?
Richard Carlson: When a person dies and is buried, it seems a certain voodoo priest will have the power to bring him back to life.
Paulette Goddard: That’s horrible!
Richard Carlson: It’s worse than horrible, because a zombie has no will of his own. You see them some times, walking around blindly with dead eyes, following orders, not knowing what they do, not caring.
Bob Hope: You mean, like Democrats?
Seth Meyer is going to Have Slow Joe Biden on his first Late Night Show next Monday.
Wonder if he will ask him about the last five “Summers of Recovery”.
When Letterman came on 30 years ago I watched him for a time but never saw him as that funny and I amazed that he is still on.
Can’t believe that Carson saw Letterman as his successor at one time either.