Posts Tagged ‘David Letterman’

The Foo Fighters Will Be David Letterman’s Last Musical Guests Ever

Tonight's show will feature the late-night host's favorite band.

Homeless Filmmakers Tell Their Own Stories in Street Sense Documentary Series

The team traveled to New York to guilt David Letterman into giving one of the directors an internship.

Marion Barry, the Butt of a Thousand Televised Crack Jokes

"There was so much white powder in D.C., people thought Marion Barry was mayor again."

Arts Roundup: Blowoff Edition

Bob Mould talks about reconciling being an indie-rocker and a gay DJ. [Pitchfork]
David Letterman is no fan of awards shows, but he'll show up at the Kennedy Center Honors anyway. [Post]
D.C. native Rachel Grady discusses her newest documentary, Detropia. [Washingtonian]
Set your memory in motion: Watch this footage of Rare Essence's 31st anniversary concert from 2010. [TMOTTGoGo]

This Could Be Funny: Erik Myers

Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, Jan. 6: Anything Goes! at Red Palace
The Gilded Lily Burlesque troupe is bringing in Philadelphia and Baltimore's finest sideshow acts and pretty ladies on the first Friday of the new year. After spending the last few weeks at home with the family [...]

Arts Roundup: Men with Emotional Problems Edition

Remember that creepy interview Joaquin Phoenix did on "The Late Show" last year where he was completely disengaged and David Letterman totally called him out? Well, now Phoenix is apologizing to Letterman, saying that it was all part of his I'm Still Here rapper character. Performance art is so weird.
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Harvey Pekar and the Death of a Splendid American

Harvey Pekar will probably end up remaining best known for his mass-media appearances, such as his contretemps on the  Late Show with David Letterman, or the American Splendor movie based on his life. However, in many ways, Harvey exemplified the American dream. The son of Polish immigrants who ran a grocery store, Harvey eventually overcame [...]

Morning Roundup: Pink Floyd, Quentin Tarantino, and Lindsay Lohan Lawsuits Edition

Morning, readers.
*Pink Floyd takes action against its record label, EMI, over a dispute for online royalties. EMI should know by now: "How can you have your pudding if you don't eat any meat?"
*She & Him release their newest school-themed music video for "In the Sun," further proving my theory that M. Ward looks like Robert [...]

Arts Morning Roundup: Jabez vs. Lemmy and the Merits of ‘Honky Tonk Badonkadonk’

Morning, y'all! At the top of the news pile: WaPo's Dave Malitz almost missed his date with Bob Dylan, but then didn't! Also, my niece, who is 4 years old, does not "get" VHS.
Tony Millionaire's potty mouth, the legacies of Leo Strauss and Lemmy, the scarcity of female comedy writers, Trace Adkins: Comic Book Hero, [...]