Day: January 17, 2011

Jeff Caldwell on Late Show with David Letterman

Jeff Caldwell performed on Friday night’s episode of Late Show with David Letterman. As Letterman said, it wasn’t Caldwell’s first time on the program. This time around, he provided insight on living with a younger wife, and why they’re not planning on having kids anytime soon. Some topics here may seem well-covered, but Caldwell seems to have his own take on many of them. Roll the clip! Want to see Caldwell’s earlier performance from...

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Golden Globes clips: Ricky Gervais monologue roast, RDJ, Tina Fey, Steve Carell, and that DeNiro routine

Well, well, well. We all can agree that Ricky Gervais acted like a guy who didn't want to be hosting the Golden Globes, at least not in the way that Hollywood (and particularly the Hollywood Foreign Press Association) expects its hosts to play nice. But was he funny? Let's go to the videotape. Just joking. Nobody uses videotape in 2011. Let's go to the official online clips!   In his monologue, Gervais didn't stick the landing on the opening Charlie Sheen joke, but as soon as he started in on The Tourist, the audible gasp of hundreds of rich, famous, beautiful people sucking the air out of the room meant that Gervais had everyone's attention from then on. Cut to joke victim Johnny Depp. He's smiling. Phew. Where's Cher? Not there? OK. Everyone's laughing. Sex and the City 2? Even Mr. Big is smiling and nodding in approval. A Scientology joke — the Scientology joke — followed by the tag: "My lawyers helped me with the wording of that joke." And then the Hugh Hefner jokes, followed by the act-out on the line "just don't look at it when you touch it." This was all happening live on network television (NBC) at 8 p.m. on a Sunday — 7 p.m. Central, 5 p.m. Pacific! Wow. Now that's some ballsy talk. About balls. But Gervais was only getting started. When...

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