David Letterman vs. Mr. Rogers: Two Meditations on Manhood

If you were born in the ‘60s and ‘70s, Mr. Rogers taught you how to be an adult and then years later, David Letterman taught you that you really didn’t have to be one, after all. Although Rogers was arguably the most sincere man on TV and Letterman was the most cynical, the two men actually have a surprising amount in… » 5/20/15 3:30pm 5/20/15 3:30pm

Julia Roberts Tells Dave Letterman Why He's Cruel to Young Actresses

David Letterman is leaving this earth (rather, he’s leaving television, which is reportedly worse). As he does so, his biggest fans are coming by The Late Show to say goodbye. On Wednesday night, that meant a visit from Julia Roberts, who reminisced about how scared she was to visit Dave during her first appearance… » 5/14/15 12:45pm 5/14/15 12:45pm

Amy Schumer Threatened David Letterman With Her Vagina 

Amy Schumer visited The Late Show With David Letterman last night to tell some jokes and to announce that Inside Amy Schumer (which just won a Peabody Award) has been renewed for a fourth season. Schumer threatened to flash the momentarily terrified host her vagina, shared her mom’s awful bumper sticker advice,… » 4/21/15 10:50am 4/21/15 10:50am

Will Smith Is a Prisoner Of Daughter Willow's Teenage Emotions

Willow Smith might be the famous daughter of a celebrity but she's also a 14-year-old girl full of colliding hormones. You know, like we once were. On Thursday, her dad Will Smith stopped by David Letterman—who's still on, amazing—and talked about the perpetual Teenage Girl Independence Day going on at home and how… » 2/19/15 11:30am 2/19/15 11:30am

Watch Amy Sedaris and David Letterman Talk About His Dying Dog

Listening to people talk about their pets is normally very dull, but, Amy Sedaris and David Letterman managed to do just that on Monday night and charm the pants off everyone. Letterman has a new dog, which Amy found very weird, because he already has a dog (two is too many, apparently). All was revealed though:… » 11/25/14 9:50am 11/25/14 9:50am

Letterman's Woman Problem: It's Not Us, It's Him

David Letterman will be leaving late night television soon, which prompted the Paley Center to organize a conversation with the writers of his show this weekend. During the discussion, head writer Matt Roberts tried to explain why The Late Show's writers room has historically been chock full of white men. He couldn't… » 11/10/14 3:50pm 11/10/14 3:50pm

Watch Aretha Franklin Perform 'Rolling In The Deep' Live

Aretha Franklin released her cover of "Rolling In The Deep" mashed up with "Ain't No Mountain" on Monday, but the live version she performed on The Late Show with David Letterman that evening is so much more fun and way less auto-tuned. Be sure to watch the clip all the way through to catch her funny snap at the end.… » 9/30/14 12:40pm 9/30/14 12:40pm