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Johnny Carson's Head Writer: Late Night Comics Protect Obama
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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 York’s 30 Rockefeller Center. Jimmy is talented and likable and closest to my old boss, Johnny Carson, doing characters and sketches.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hollywood; jimmyfallon; raymondsiller

1 posted on 02/18/2014 8:04:09 AM PST by gooblah
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To: gooblah

Why do you hate RAYMOND SILLER?


2 posted on 02/18/2014 8:06:10 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: gooblah

This is not news to anyone posting here.


3 posted on 02/18/2014 8:07:11 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: gooblah

Late night comics where I can’t find one?.


4 posted on 02/18/2014 8:11:50 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: gooblah
Late Night Comics Protect Obama


5 posted on 02/18/2014 8:13:28 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: gooblah; humblegunner
I won’t be convinced until Jon Stewart eggs Eric Holder’s house. Wouldn’t that be ironic.

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.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3124159/posts

Ironic. We could only hope so.

6 posted on 02/18/2014 8:14:21 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: gooblah

Lets see how many of these writers would take a bullet for Mrs. Thin skin.


7 posted on 02/18/2014 8:18:51 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: gooblah
Johnny Carson never exposed his personal politics..

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.

8 posted on 02/18/2014 8:19:12 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: gooblah

What network is Jimmy Fallon on?

(Hint: NBC)

I rest my case.


9 posted on 02/18/2014 8:21:32 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: gooblah

Hardly news.

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.


10 posted on 02/18/2014 8:25:50 AM PST by greene66
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To: gooblah

pong


11 posted on 02/18/2014 8:31:39 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: greene66
That sounds like me with SNL.
Once they started with one sided political attacks they lost me.
12 posted on 02/18/2014 8:37:22 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: gooblah

Hell—Everyone protects Obama.


13 posted on 02/18/2014 8:50:40 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: greene66

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?


14 posted on 02/18/2014 9:03:32 AM PST by Leo Carpathian (FReeeeepeesssssed)
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To: Arm_Bears
Hell—Everyone protects Obama.

Fixed it.

15 posted on 02/18/2014 9:20:39 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Leo Carpathian

Didn’t watch Jimmy’s deeebute...
Heard the critics say it bombed.


16 posted on 02/18/2014 9:22:21 AM PST by griswold3 (Post-Christian America is living on borrowed moral heritage)
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To: Leo Carpathian

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.


17 posted on 02/18/2014 9:29:38 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

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?


18 posted on 02/18/2014 9:33:51 AM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: gooblah

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”.


19 posted on 02/18/2014 9:41:23 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: Beagle8U

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.


20 posted on 02/18/2014 9:45:25 AM PST by Captain Peter Blood
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To: gooblah

From the Feb. 4, 2014, edition of The Hill:

Former President Bill Clinton was the butt of more jokes from late night host Jay Leno than any other politician, according to a new report.

The “Tonight Show” host used Clinton in his jokes 4,607 times during his tenure, according to a study released Tuesday by George Mason University’s Center for Media and Public Affairs.

Presidential candidates —win or lose — dominate the list. The past four presidential and vice presidents make the top-20 list, as well as the past six losing presidential candidates.

Leno’s political jokes tend to focus on power and scandal, according to GMU Professor Dr. Robert Lichter, who is director of the group. Clinton straddled that line amid his affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinski.

“Bill Clinton was the top twofer,” he said in a release.

Former President George W. Bush ranks second with 3,239 jokes, while Al Gore, President Obama and Hillary Clinton round out the top five.

Lewinski ranked seventh with 454 jokes about her.

Democrats receive Leno’s treatment 15 percent more than their Republican counterparts. Seven Democrats made the top-20 list, while 10 Republicans made the list. Former Independent candidate for president Ross Perot was the only independent on the list. Lewinski and Osama bin Laden — who ranked 20th — were the only non-politicians to make the list.

Jay Leno first began hosting the “Tonight Show” in 1992, the year Clinton was elected. Thursday is his last day. Jimmy Fallon will replace him later this month.


21 posted on 02/18/2014 9:50:24 AM PST by OldRanchHand
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To: gooblah
Used to be a Late Night with Conan fan, until he went full Palin/Repub. bash mode in '08(along with being a loyal Obuma butt kisser). Haven't watched him since. Won't be watching ”Lyin' Ass Bitch” Fallon anytime soon either.
22 posted on 02/18/2014 9:52:13 AM PST by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: Captain Peter Blood

“Can’t believe that Carson saw Letterman as his successor at one time either.”

And Jimmy Fallon is about 1/10 as funny as Letterman. Over/under on Fallon being Tonight Show host should be 9 months.


23 posted on 02/18/2014 9:52:45 AM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: rlmorel

‘I took my grandmother to the emergency room. The doctor said that she was on an artificial life support system, and that although her brain was dead her heart was still beating.

I thought, ‘We’ve never had a Democrat in the family before.’’

-Emo Philips


24 posted on 02/18/2014 10:02:00 AM PST by kidd
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To: rlmorel

LOL! I actually saw that movie a few years ago for the first time and went nuts when he said that! PERFECT!


25 posted on 02/18/2014 10:34:10 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Leo Carpathian

“Weather reports?”

Too late. They’ve already done that too: every weather event worthy of mention is always explained as being a consquence of of “climate change”.


26 posted on 02/18/2014 11:11:41 AM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: gooblah; abb; sickoflibs; Liz
The networks salivate for the precious 18 - 49 age viewer but weirdly ignore the political demo. Gallup’s numbers show that 38 percent of Americans identify as conservatives, 23 percent as liberals, and 34 percent as moderates. In other words, 72 percent of Americans aren’t liberal. Yet network news anchors list to the left.

Telling...

27 posted on 02/18/2014 8:53:05 PM PST by GOPJ ( America's drifting into totalitarianism because the left's exploitation of social failures.Greenfi)
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