Erik Wemple: David Letterman

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/10/2014

CBS’s hiring of Colbert rankles Limbaugh, pleases many others: A roundup

A roundup of media reaction to the announcement of Letterman’s replacement.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Letterman, Stephen Colbert

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Letterman's Palin apology enabled more Palin jokes

Did David Letterman really feel bad about his joke about Sarah Palin's daughter and New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez? Yes, but he also wanted to be able to continue skewering the elder Palin.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:43 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Letterman, Sarah Palin

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Obama on Letterman: President avoids debt number

Letterman wonders what the national debt figure is; Obama whiffs.

By Erik Wemple  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david letterman, president obama, barack obama, national debt, republican national convention

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Media news derivatives: March 26

For March 26

By Erik Wemple  |  07:56 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cnn, trayvon martin, new york times, david letterman, gail collins