David Letterman

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Desus and Mero: how two kids from the Bronx revolutionised late night – then imploded
The cult comedy duo have split citing creative differences

Andrew Lawrence

20, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Happy birthday, Harrison Ford! A superb grumpy old man for 80 years and counting
This landmark birthday for our sole remaining great movie star reminds me that he seems to have been an octogenarian for decades now

Stuart Heritage

13, Jul, 2022 @11:39 AM

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Joe Biden restores tradition with return to Kennedy Center Honors
President given standing ovations at performing arts awards snubbed by Donald Trump

David Smith in Washington

06, Dec, 2021 @8:53 AM

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Stubble in mind: what growing a 'crisis beard' represents
From Beto O’Rourke and Justin Trudeau to Sylvester Stallone and David Letterman, growing whiskers at a certain age is loaded with symbolism

Priya Elan

06, Feb, 2020 @8:01 AM

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‘Very nice people’, Trump said of the mafia. ‘Just don’t owe them money’
Trump, who praised the mob in 2013 on David Letterman, has a habit of seeing the good in those deemed beyond the pale

Ed Pilkington in New York

02, Oct, 2019 @5:00 AM

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The lame show: why has David Letterman become so bad at interviews?
He was once known for his no-holds-barred back-and-forth, but on his Netflix series the talk show host has become tediously deferential. What happened?

Stuart Heritage

05, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Morecambe & Wise in America: how the duo made it in the US
Many who followed them failed, but Eric and Ernie were a hit in the US. Gold’s new three-part series, which features new footage, explains why

Mark Lawson

27, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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David Letterman meets Barack Obama – has the talk show legend lost his edge?
In a new Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman, the former late-night stalwart gently grills the former president, but perhaps it’s all a bit too pedestrian and polite

Lanre Bakare

12, Jan, 2018 @1:23 PM

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David Letterman's comeback: can his Netflix show take him back to the top?
Three years after retiring from The Late Show, the long-serving TV host is back with a new show, with guests including Barack Obama and Tina Fey

Jake Nevins

11, Jan, 2018 @11:40 AM

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David Letterman returning to TV with Netflix show
The longest serving host in US late-night history will present a pre-recorded hourlong series involving long-form conversations with guests

Guardian staff

08, Aug, 2017 @4:10 PM

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From Nicki Minaj to Alec Baldwin: the stars paying for students’ education
The rapper offered to pay fans’ college fees via Twitter – but she’s not the first celebrity to provide financial assistance for school studies

Chitra Ramaswamy

08, May, 2017 @12:46 PM

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'It made my children cry': when real-life figures hate their biopics
Madonna has expressed her unhappiness over unauthorised biopic Blond Ambition, but she’s not the first famous person to get annoyed

Stuart Heritage

28, Apr, 2017 @8:28 PM

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