Andy Kindler has achieved favored-nation status on Late Show with David Letterman during Letterman’s CBS tenure, not only appearing regularly to perform stand-up comedy sets, but also showing up as a field correspondent. And in what may have been his final chance to do his thing before Letterman retires, Andy’s performance showed why he’s a favorite of Dave’s.

This set is more meta and inside baseball of the comedy world than even Kindler’s previous stuff, just as Letterman emerged as a late-night king by serving up meta-sized fastballs at the world of late-night TV.

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