Last night ended an era in late night TV. David Letter has officially retired.
I’ll admit it… I’ve been a fan of David Letterman since I was in college.
I remember taping Late Night with David Letterman every night and my room mates and I would watch it every day (in fact, some days, Letterman probably won out over going to glass.)
To be fair… we also watched Benny Hill (if that helps explain anything).
I found David Letterman to be different. He was corny. He was stupid. Kinda nerdy. Many times not funny (I think, on purpose). But it was the quirkiness and the uncomfortable moments that Dave put on-air (remember, he was the only thing on NBC at the time) that made him compelling. keep reading