Since I was a kid, they have been my parents and mentors and friends. I’d come home from school and watch sitcom after sitcom all day and night. For better or worse, they raised me. And still do.
Between kisses, he handed me a birthday card with a poem that began I wondered what kind of present I could give / To somebody interesting like you and ended with I’ll start with a hug then I’ll throw you on the rug / And we can finish your present on the floor. Well, actually in his waterbed.
Okay. Maybe he didn’t save my life, but he made me the man I am today.
“When I’m not working, I am the laziest person. I can literally lie on a couch and watch television for 15 hours. I hate people who say, ‘Oh, I’m addicted to working out.’ I want to punch those people in the face.”
“I like coffee because it gives me the illusion that I might be awake.”
We’ve missed you, Colbert.
The world of late-night television, while funny, has always been extremely competitive and cutthroat. That’s why it was so touching when Jimmy Fallon took some time during The Tonight Show to give such an honest, unaffected goodbye to David Letterman.
“Critics say it’s illegal for Donald Trump to run for president while hosting a TV show. It’s also illegal to run for president if your hair wasn’t born in this country.”
Where would your favorite male star fall on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?
Irony posits two realms: the eternal, or divine, and the temporal, mortal, physical. We live in this world with its laws and constraints, its culture and bodies.