• Listen: Alec Baldwin interviews David Letterman for 45 minutes

    On the bi-weekly Here’s The Thing podcast, host Alec Baldwin speaks with artists, performers and the like. Past guests include Lorne Michaels, Kristen Wiig, and Chris Rock. This week’s episode, Alec has an interesting, fun and unguarded chat with David Letterman. Letterman, who doesn’t exactly make his way around the podcast circuit too often, has an openness and respect for Baldwin that makes for a pretty excellent interview. Dave shares

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    Bill Murray’s hologram is just like us, you guys (Video)

    Two Bill Murrays made an appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night: Murray in the flesh and Murray as a hologram. I have no idea how holograms work, except for those shiny “holographic” Pokemon trading cards I got as a kid, but I gotta say, this was way more impressive. Yeah, sure, Tupac did it first in concert at Coachella but Murray might be the most mundane hologram,

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    Listen: Episode 6 of the Laughspin Podcast is now on iTunes!

    This week Mike and I cover Dan Harmon’s ousting from Community, Melissa McCarthy’s next big gig (with Sandra Bullock), the controversy over upcoming CBS show Partners, the passing of comedian Ron Shock and so much more. We even listen to some of Conan O’Brien’s appearance on Late Show with David Letterman, Gilbert Gottfried’s reading of Fifty Shades of Grey and a song (“Work That Butt”) from Matt Besser’s musical comedy

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    David Letterman to Conan O’Brien: ‘Leno was a bit of a brat’ (Videos)

    As we’re sure you know, Conan O’Brien visited David Letterman last night on Late Show; it was the first time he did so in 13 years. And as expected, the pair talked at length about Jay Leno, the man who essentially stole back The Tonight Show from O’Brien. He’s also, of course, Letterman’s longtime rival. Our favorite part was when Letterman was telling O’Brien about when he knew Leno back

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    Video preview: Conan O’Brien on Late Show with David Letterman

    Tonight, Conan O’Brien visits Dave Letterman at the Late Show in New York for the first time in 13 years. Here’s a great preview of tonight’s broadcast, which features Letterman’s definition of the Golden Age of Television, awkward silence, and yes, chatter about Jay Leno. Check it out!

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    Conan O’Brien will guest on Late Show with David Letterman for the first time in 13 years

    For the first time in 13 years, Conan O’Brien will be stopping by as a guest on Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday, May 17. Given that they’ve both lost The Tonight Show to Jay Leno and had a brief stint as competitors in the same time slot in 2010, the two should have plenty to talk about. While they have both expressed their feelings on the Leno/Conan debacle

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    David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will stay at CBS through 2014

    David Letterman and Craig Ferguson are here to stay, comedy fans! At least through 2014, anyway. CBS just re-upped the two late night favorites for at least two more years on the network. This means, unless something totally unexpected occurs, The Late Show host will break the record for longest-running late-night talk show host; he’s currently just about tied with Johnny Carson at 30 years. For Ferguson and The Late

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    Amidst controversy, David Letterman’s comedian booker Eddie Brill to leave post

    Ever since the New York Times posted its story on Late Show with David Letterman stand-up comedian booker Eddie Brill on Jan. 11, Brill has been in the midst of a public relations nightmare. Mostly at issue, was the part of the piece that describes the qualities most important to Brill in booking a comic for the high-profile show– honesty and vulnerability. Writer Jason Zinoman points out that only one

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    Artie Lange joins Twitter; and watch his full Letterman appearance

    During Artie Lange’s appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night, he joked about how, since he’s been out of the spotlight for nearly two years he’s missed out on a lot of technological advances– most notably Twitter. Well, Lange quietly joined the microblogging sight after he taped his segment but before it aired last night. So, let us be one of the first people to welcome you, @Artie_Lange

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    Video: Artie Lange tells Letterman he would tweet for Kim Kardashian

    If you come to this site fairly often, you’ll know that comedian Artie Lange and his friend, comedian Nick DiPaolo have recently launched their own sports talk radio show. Tonight, he appears on Late Show with David Letterman to chat about that and more. We’re happy to show you this preview, because we’re pretty sure this is Artie’s first real television appearance since he left the Howard Stern Show in

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    Late night guests Rickles, Wright, Arnett and Weinbach offer a history of comedy (Videos)

    You might have not noticed Tuesday night, but Don Rickles, Steven Wright, Will Arnett, and Brent Weinbach all made appearances throughout the late night talk show circuit. What you might not have noticed is that within the programming of guests across networks that night lies a solid exhibition of a timeline in the history of comedy. Rare is the occasion in which any art form could be so succinctly displayed

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    Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

    Though Tracy Morgan has long since apologized — in public, many times — for his seemingly anti-gay rant he delivered at a stand-up show in Nashville on June 3, the comedian addressed the issue once again last night. Though, in his defense, it was only because David Letterman asked him to do so. “I just think it was a misunderstanding,” Morgan told Letterman on Late Show. I was up there

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    Video: Bill Burr, Marc Maron, more talk about returning to comedy after 9/11

    In preparation for this Sunday, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City, CNN chatted with a few great comics so that they could share what it was to return to their job telling jokes. In the video below, we get some quick insights from Bill Burr, Chris Hardwick, Marc Maron and Rob Riggle. We even get a glimpse into how Jon Stewart,

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    Watch “Two And A Half Men” cast deliver the Late Show Top 10 list

    As if Two And A Half Men needed any more hype, the three co-stars of the CBS sitcom — Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Young — joined David Letterman via satellite last night to deliver the Late Show Top 10. The topic? The top 10 reasons to watch Two And A Half Men this season, of course. What’s most shocking about the list is that there was not one

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    Laughspin analysis: Can we all please try to learn how to take a f*cking joke?

    Go fuck yourself. Without a fraction of a second passing, that first sentence can be completely misinterpreted and spun out of context. Then, several hateful comment threads pop up around the Web without any investigation as to the simple questions of what, where, why or how. The unfortunate trade-off that Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and an army of other content sites, blogs, and social networking platforms have provided is that people

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