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9 08, 2018

New York City Week: How We Got Tickets and Attended The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

By |2020-09-26T16:04:53-04:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |1 Comment

I thought I would share our experience seeing The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. It turned out to be pretty awesome. And while I can't say this is how it goes all the time, maybe you can glean some information from how things went for me for any visits you might want to [...]

9 09, 2015

6 Observations about The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

By |2018-08-18T20:34:53-04:00September 9th, 2015|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

  In April of 2014, right after it was announced that Stephen Colbert would be taking over CBS's Late Show from retiring David Letterman, I made a few predictions. So far, five of the six have come true. I didn't correctly pick the band leader, however Ben Folds did appear on the first episode. Now [...]

6 05, 2014

Nerd Lunch Podcast 130: First Favorite TV Show Theme Songs

By |2017-03-18T03:26:28-04:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Come and knock on our door, we got streaks on the China and what would we do baby without us? The Nerd Lunch Podcast welcomes back William Bruce West and we have what we're calling the "First Favorite TV Show Theme Songs" discussion. The crew chats about some of their favorite cartoon, sitcom, action, and [...]

10 04, 2014

6 Thoughts about The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

By |2018-08-18T20:36:40-04:00April 10th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thanks to Tom McAuliffe for this awesome graphic Stephen Colbert will take over as host of The Late Show in 2015 replacing the long-running David Letterman. I will miss Dave, but honestly, I haven't really watched him much in recent years. I have really enjoyed The Colbert Report and look forward to him taking over. [...]

27 03, 2014

When Carlin Trammel Helped David Letterman Write Comedy

By |2017-04-08T09:40:58-04:00March 27th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , |4 Comments

Click this picture to watch the clip A couple days ago, we dropped episode 124 of our podcast when we talked about late night talk shows with guest Christian Nielsen of The Atomic Geeks. On the show, I mentioned the time I had a letter read on Late Night with David Letterman. I've talked about [...]

25 03, 2014

Nerd Lunch Podcast 124: The Atomic Weeks – Late Night Talk Shows

By |2017-03-18T13:56:17-04:00March 25th, 2014|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Photo by Scott Holstein "The Atomic Weeks" continues with guest Atomic Geeks podcaster Christian Nielsen! After the wackiest opening we've ever done for the show, we get into a discussion about our favorite late night talk shows. We cover all the greats including Johnny Carson, David Letterman and Conan O'Brien. We also cover some of [...]

9 07, 2013

Nerd Lunch Podcast 93: Pop Culture Eraser 2

By |2017-03-18T14:13:23-04:00July 9th, 2013|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week, Jeeg, CT and Pax are joined by Brian from Cool and Collected.  This episode, CT removes the famous Pop Culture Eraser from "the vault" and we each get to erase from existence one thing and one person. We get some controversial results from the group as we discuss the future ramifications of erasing [...]

25 03, 2011

Conan Critique

By |2017-03-17T01:37:22-04:00March 25th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |5 Comments

I have not watched every episode of Conan, but I have seen most of the episodes, at least the pre-interview stuff. I'm firmly in the Team Coco camp and felt he should have remained host of The Tonight Show. Losing that gig has definitely changed Conan, the person, making Conan, the show, a slightly different [...]