Last night David Letterman asked White House senior adviser David Axelrod what happened with the seal on President Obama’s podium Tuesday night at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit. It fell off in the middle of President Obama’s speech. “What happened there and who got fired?” Mr. Letterman asked.
“You know, we’ve been here almost Read More
Our autumnal horn o’ plenty of web goodies begins today with the return of one Joaquin Phoenix to late night TV. Then we segue into somber, sad Matt Damon looking sad and being somber and seeing dead people and we finally end up with about 30 seconds or so of hell on earth. It isn’t Read More
“You can’t count on people who are unscrupulous to stop doing unscrupulous things,” Rachel Maddow told David Letterman last night. She was talking about Andrew Breitbart’s Shirley Sherrod episode. “I mean, If you’re going to run a so-called media outlet that’s really a political hackjob operation, they’re going to do political hack jobs. The Read More
Robert “Joe” Halderman, the man currently serving a six-month sentence for trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman, was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy this afternoon. He was one of the four producers who worked on the 48 Hours segment “American Girl, Italian Nightmare,” which concerns the Amanda Knox trial. The segment Read More
Robert Joel “Joe” Halderman, the would-be blackmailer of many names and few criminal wiles, began his jail sentence today. He received six months for attempting to extort $2 million from David Letterman.
Halderman had defended himself by claiming that he was just trying to sell Letterman the rights to a compelling story Read More
David Letterman talks Twitter, Kate Gosselin goes home and more! Read More
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Robert “Joe” Halderman , who tried to extort $2 million from David Letterman last fall, will be pleading guilty. He has evidently given up on his “just-selling-a-screenplay” excuse.
Halderman will serve six months in jail, plus four and a half years of probation and 1,000 hours of community service. Read More
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs–who recently joined Twitter–told Time‘s Swampland blog that putting President Obama on Letterman and Leno last year were “two of the easiest decisions” he and David Axelrod ever had to make.
So what about “The Daily Show”?
“I think the President would Read More