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How Lester – With A Little Help From Willie Tyler – Helped Save David Letterman’s Career

How’s that for a grabber of a headline? Okay, so let’s start with the back story: while I was compiling an oral history of Battle of the Network Stars – which, hand to heart, you’ll see on the A.V. Club … Continue reading

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Taken from the Pilot: A Chat with John Witherspoon – The Director’s Cut

A few weeks ago, my editor at The Virginian-Pilot dropped me a line and asked if I had any interest in putting together pieces on two upcoming acts at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone, the Wayans brothers and John Witherspoon, … Continue reading

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