They keep us company in hotel rooms during business trips. They keep us sane and laughing during a long election year. They keep a million DVR boxes working overtime. I'm talking about our nation's TV talk show hosts. From the early days when Johnny Carson ruled the airwaves to current favorites and relative newcomers like Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert, they are among the funniest and most thoughtful television celebrities. Best of all, they get OTHER famous folks to say wonderfully tweetable things....more
I'm going to start this post with the following preamble: disagreement does not have to be agitating or wholly divisive, and I hope that at the end of this we're all still friends, still speaking, and that you'll still hug me at BlogHer in a few weeks. Because I'm going to venture a guess that I'm in the minority with regard to my opinion on what David Letterman said Tuesday night, and whether or not what he said was acceptable.