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Fresh update on "jay leno" discussed on Business Wars
"Johnny carson took over the host job in nineteen sixty two and by the nineteen seventies attracted a devoted audience of millions. The eleven thirty timeslot went from an advertising wasteland to waterfront real estate by the nineteen seventies comedy up and comers david letterman and jay leno and later conan o'brien all worshiped carson and after carson retires each of them desperately covets. The tonight show seat and that eleven thirty time slot but cable. Television opens a new front in that battle by drawing younger viewers. Hungry for a new brassy. You're kind of talent that will force the big three to sweat for supremacy. This is episode one. The stars realign its early. Nineteen eighty at nbc headquarters in burbank network. President and ceo fred. Silverman is in a foul mood as he looks out the window of his plush office. He contemplates his brewing battle. With carson silverman is known for his chronically simmering temper but he's better known for his astonishing ability to pick a hit tv series. It's alan barker from public relations to caesar well send demand as head of programming at. Cbs in the early seventies silverman was behind the smash shows. All in the family mash. And the mary tyler moore show. It's a stunning track record. That's earned him the nickname. The man with the golden gut in nineteen seventy eight hired him to resurrect the networks flailing primetime lineup. So far silverman's got nothing even worse. He's made an enemy johnny carson after fifteen years of putting in punishing hours carson's tired so his last negotiated contract gives him fifteen weeks vacation a year and only requires him to host four nights a week. Carson's been taking every bit of time off that he's entitled as carson leans back. Abc and cbs. See this as an opening they easily beat. Nbc's tonight show ratings for the first time with reruns of old crime shows. no less. that gets silverman's attention he wants more of carson back in his host chair with carson isn't happy about that and that's creating serious friction. Alan baker the pr man nbc veteran walks in and takes his seat in front of his bosses massive desk silverman scowls at his subordinate christ allen. I've got a serious problem. I'm having a hell of a time finding someone from nbc to host hostess. Benet brith thing right dinner. They're throwing in your honor. I assume you've tried carson. Yeah and that's a big goddamn no same with cosby. Come on gimme name. Baker does some quick thinking. in fact he does have a name in mind. How about david letterman. Silverman takes off his black horn. Rimmed glasses tosses them on. The desk and stares at baker through half limited. Tired is letterman. Who the hell is that. Letterman is a strong talent. He's done the tonight. Show three times in guest hosted once. I just caught his act at the comedy store. Funny guy he damn well. Better be to bakers relief letterman happily agrees to host the event. And he's a hit. in fact. silverman is so impressed. He pulls baker aside that night and tells him what his golden gut saying. We gotta get this kid. Show fred. silverman makes good on his demand at thirty two years old david. Letterman former weatherman turned struggling. Comic gets his own show ninety minutes monday through friday. There's only one problem it's a morning show. Drab timeslot is for viewers looking for game shows and soap operas not the typical audience to showcase a virtual unknown like letterman especially not a comedian whose deeply ironic weirdly inventive and contrarian and silverman's vision for the show doesn't help. He wants a pleasant traditional morning version. That's not what he gets. Good morning. i'm willing qualls security officer. Nbc for five years. I'm supposed to welcome the david letterman show to. Nbc remind you all to carry nbc. Identify if you at all times. I don't know who david letterman this okay. Who david but he doesn't have his. Id card going to have to shoot him. Dripping with irreverence the david letterman show. Debuts in june of nineteen eighty the cold open is a non sequitur one. Early show begins with and now a man who doesn't mind runny eggs david letterman in another. He does the intro hanging upside down. Its groundbreaking it's fresh. It's bunny and it lasts all four months as far as ratings go. It's a complete flop but it becomes a crucial creative proving ground for letterman. The show earns him a fanatical cult following among influential critics and college. Kids nbc recognizes. Letterman is a valuable commodity. But it doesn't know what to do with him. The network puts him on a year long. Twenty thousand dollars per week retainer to do nothing but wait until they have a new show for him but letterman is a self critical man given to frustration and depression. Despite the money he feels like this is the beginning of the end while letterman nervously marks time from his rented malibu beach house. Things at nbc are changing thanks to a domino effect. Started by johnny carson months before letterman's future is up in the air by the late seventies. The balance of power has shifted among the big three networks. Cbs has been number one in the ratings battle since the nineteen fifties with nbc coming in a strong consistent second but now abc the youngest of the trio always a distant third has come alive. It's prime time lineup is on fire. Abc is turning out huge. Hits like happy days. Charlie's angels starsky and hutch. Three's company it. Also airs mork and mindy the sitcom that launches a hyper kinetic unknown. Comic named robin williams. The blockbuster shows devastate the competition. Gobbling up the coveted eighteen to thirty five demographic. nbc's only contenders are. It's morning staple the today show and carson's tonight show after saturday night live launches to massive acclaim in nineteen seventy five in bc ads. The weekend to. It's late night territory. But the tonight show remains the network's crown jewel it averages jaw-dropping seventeen million viewers each night and earn sixty million dollars annually in advertising twenty percent at the networks total income shows format becomes late night tradition kicking off with announcer. Ed mcmahon's introduction into a theme song.
Fresh update on "jay leno" discussed on Business Wars
"It's january sixth nineteen ninety-three the nbc studio backlot burbank california. The tonight show with jay. Leno is wrapping up yet another taping. The audience is still going wild when the studios back exit door opens a man steps into the dark alley and dashes through the shadows on the deserted lot to the executive office building. He slips into the rear entrance. He sprints up the stairs to the second floor. Careful not to be discovered peaking down hallways as he moves quietly toward his destination. He steps into a closet. A closet with an inter-office speakerphone. It's located just a few feet away from the office of warren littlefield. Nbc's head of entertainment. A conference call is about to begin and it's a call. The man in the closet is not supposed to hear top executives from nbc corporate and its parent company general electric or dialing into littlefield office from the annual partners meeting in florida. Nbc's president and chief executive officer. Bob right is steering the call. The man in the closet crouches down in the dark. His very future is at stake. This meeting could change the trajectory of his career and nobody screws with jay leno. Except maybe right who was about to make his feelings plane. All right gentlemen. We need to determine what we're going to do with late night eight months ago. Johnny carson hosted the tonight show in the reigning king of late night retired and leno managed to snag. The coveted hosts chair. Carson's successor the tonight show with its prime eleven thirty pm. Timeslot is one of the hottest gigs in television. But now critics are attacking. Leno ratings are down and leno suspects. Right is looking to make a change. Letterman's been in the twelve thirty slot. Pretend years in doing very well. There's no arguing with his talent. But we made a big mistake dot giving him the tonight show job there. It is just what leno feared. Proof that the nbc bigwigs have lost faith in him. We could lose letterman over this. We already know. Cbs's after him in the closet. Leno jots down notes as fast as he can and mumbles to himself. You give my shoulder. Letterman and i'll be going to. Cbs nbc head of entertainment. Warren littlefield speaks up. it was his nudge. That got lenovo tonight. Show job. I have to disagree. Bob sure things have been rocky. But when leno was guest hosting for carson his numbers were great and the affiliates. Love him he's a team player and letterman is. Anything but cooperative was a lot to be said for loyalty. You know but right isn't having listen. Leno is a nice guy but he isn't booking great guests and his interview skills aren't exactly on fire. Plus the young demo wants comedy. Letterman does that brilliantly without even breaking a sweat in the closet leno spewing so now i'm not funny little field counters but how is nbc going to look we replace leno. Are we accompany. That doesn't stand behind its decisions. The contentious meeting goes on past midnight by then. Leno's notepad is full has exact quotes. He knows the financial stakes and he knows who backs him. Then who wants him out. The intel gives leno of powerful upper hand in the treacherous war for the tonight show. And when leno does show his hand nbc executives will be rattled to the core. How the hell did he get his information with. No fees or minimum on checking and savings accounts banking with capital. One is like the easiest decision in the history of decisions kind of like choosing to listen to another episode of your favorite podcast and with their top rated app. You can deposit checks and transfer money anytime anywhere making capital one and even easier decision. That's banking reimagined. What's in your wallet. Terms apply capital one in a member. Fdic let me tell you about room. You can buy a car entirely online and have it delivered straight to you so you never have to go to a dealership again. I mean that literally. You can buy a car from home apart. Even while you're listening to this podcast. So why spend your weekend driving out to a million different dealerships when you can browse thousands of cars in one place and when you sell your car on room you get an offer in minutes. Room is entirely online so next time you need to buy a car. Just grab your phone. Go to dot com and check out thousands of great cars one more time. That's room v. r. o. m. room dot com from one very..
Britney Spears: 2007 video of Craig Ferguson refusing to mock singer goes viral
"Also trending on Twitter today because a 2007 monologue of his has been unearthed where the former host of the late late show says comedy shouldn't be about attacking the vulnerable and he in that monologue went on to say like I'm not gonna I'm not going to make fun of Britney Spears anymore. She's a baby. She's 25. She's got two young kids and even mentioned on Nicole Smith as well saying like We shouldn't have been doing this. We shouldn't have been making these jokes and he said My aim was off and I'm gonna redirect. We need to be targeting the powerful and the You know those who need the accountable. That's what If you're gonna take shot in comedy, that's who you should be taking shots at. Not these people struggling. I was thinking the same thing Steve when I was watching the Anna Nicole Smith 2020 special last Friday. Well, it's just so gross. You you can clearly see that this woman is struggling. Right? You can. You can just hear it in her speech. You You can just see it. And then here's Letterman making doing a top 10 about her. Then there's Jay Leno. Um, you know, just It's just it's kind of icky. But yet I understand coming from a comedian standpoint, you know any nothing should be off limits. But I think as a human being sometimes you kind of have to take a look. It Your material and what you're doing.
What's the deal with Framing Britney Spears on HBO?
"Framing britney. This documentary had everyone above this weekend. I watched it last night. Kind of inbetween. Basically i'll be honest. I started watching it after the halftime show During the superbowl. 'cause i didn't really care at us home with my family and i wasn't like at a party or betting or anything but i'll get super bowl too but first of all Of course we've all heard about free brittany. Which has been this movement that her fans kinda started. There's been you know articles podcast and everybody talking about it. Of course. I follow her along with twenty seven other million people on instagram. And it's been weird. It's been weird watching her this last year. You gotta watch it. It's on lure fx. But it's just really they kind of just go through her whole career with in two hours which could have been. You know an eight part series. I think and we all remember when she came up. It was the mickey mouse club. And then all of a sudden she was really sexy. I remember when Shawn and marlon wayans were hosting the mtv awards and she came out and she did her sexy that goes with the snake and their joke which they came off came up with on the spot which is a great story is from minnie mouse club to the strip club and it was one of the funniest lines ever but now in watching that you're like wow you know this. This girl was suffering We made her suffer because we did jokes like this. We are obsessed with her sexuality. Diane sawyer was you look back at that interview which they featured and really putting her in the hot seat you know. Jay leno Doing jokes about her. We did jokes better. When chelsea lately started we. It was a great time for late night. Television also. Because right around that time the writers guild strike happened and we weren't writers guild so we were the only Late night show that got to stay on air. Every day was britney spears story. And it i. It just seemed like she was going. You know kinda fun crazy like she disliked to gas stations a lot and walk around barefoot and the paparazzi. Were there at the time. Because at that time there was no instagram. And that is how paparazzi and magazines made money is to get the shots of brittany. Brittany was the highest paid celebrity photos and then of course she married Kevin federal line but it was all just email. I just remember being doing chelsea lately and there was talk. We'll her kids taken away. And i remember sitting there going. There's no way she's going to lose custody of her kids. Come on i mean very few mothers do and she's she's going through a little struggling time but it's mostly because these paparazzi's are falling everywhere. Well you guys probably know this then. The dad got a conservative ship. And a lot of people after watching this special. This documentary said where was the mom. Why wouldn't the mom because parents divorced at that time. Try to get the conservative ship. Jamie her father was in and out of jobs Former drug addict. I believe maybe not drug out excessively alchoholic and So why would he be the person in charge. The thing is is. I think he was the first one to go to lawyers and try to get this into the works. And she was in a fifty one fifty at a mental institution when all this paperwork was done and the judge signed it. And now it's been you know fifteen years or something that this has been going on for and right away after this was done she started doing sitcoms again. Of course shortly after that she got her residency and she was making three hundred and fifty thousand dollars a night doing that show and then she left planet hollywood. And she now she's gonna do another huge residency at this new stage that they built her at the mgm and they do this big livestream thing and she comes up and then she just like and walks off talking to talk to reporters. She's not going to say anything. She's not going to do a song and shortly after that. She did it announcement saying my father is sick. And i'm not going to be performing. I'm going to put this residency off and that was really bizarre. People like is he sick. And i really don't know what the now looking back. I'm like i really don't know if he was sick of that was just her way out because now it looks like she in fact knew that the only way to get out of this conservatorship get her freedom back from her father was to stop working and stop making money and i. I would love to see what happened the day she was like you know what what the hell am i doing. Aren't going to sign up for another two or three year contract with them performing every night making all this money which. I don't get to choose how i want to spend the money. I don't get to get in the car and drive. I don't get to make a reservation and stay in hawaii on a whim without checking with twelve other people. Screw this you know. And she goes to her place in malibu during covert or wherever she is. Jesus been doing these weird instagram posts. Where her voice has changed. It's not the same voice. You're seeing these interviews on the documentary. And she's like ok guys. I've heard that a lot of been wondering what i'm going to do for the new year one. I'm gonna try to finish a pilates class to. I'm gonna try to meditate three. I'm going to try to eat better. And for i'm going to try that ice cream diet. And when she's doing it she's like it. Looks like she's definitely reading it whether it's a cue card but somebody else's there and the fact that she said i heard you guys not having reading your comments and one thing in the new year you guys asked me was Of course photos are weird. The makeup soy's like various mudgee. She's always wearing these crop tops. Sometimes she's dancing and you know i just really hope that I hope the mother gets involved. I hope that that the judge is able to watch this. Because i think when the judge granted this he was watching all the crazy news everyday. Let's just like the rest of us and this weird sam. Lufti was after an eye at the time. I was four the conservative ship. I'm like gosh. I don't want other people to take advantage of it this way. You know the data's there the other people are there to make sure that she stays healthy. No weirdos get around her. She's able to have visitation with her boys. But now after all these years it does seem really wrong and I think that this is going to be the catalyst to make whatever judges involved to open his eyes and maybe reconsider This conservative ship for
Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation at Rolls-Royce
"Welcome to the cyber-security weekly podcast. I'm jay leno podcasting from singapore today and today we are very privileged to have dr becky bengal who is the president of south east asia pacific and south korea at rose to join us in the podcast. He repeats sharing with us. The work in a digital transformation and the recent ai breakthrough in ethics and trustworthiness at ross writes thank. You thought the bengals for joining us in the podcast today to be here for many of our listeners. dr bandou rose. Rice name has a long lasting romance and history going back to the first car built more than one hundred years ago but the motos business was separated out some time ago in nine thousand nine hundred seventy three. I believe and rose rises. Now in the business of pioneering the power that matters so tell us more about the journey business. That rose is in today and your role as the president of south east asia pacific and south korea at rose rice. Well has been rooted in engineering since we established in eighteen. Eighty four and this expertise has evolved the business to become one of the world's leading industrial technology company that we today and as the president for the region covering southeast asia pacific and south korea. I'm responsible for the regional strategy our external relations and governance of all our operations across the three businesses that we have civil aerospace is one of them manufactures of ever engines for large commercial aircraft on our regional jets and business aviation and we have decades of engineering expertise to take us through life through life. Service and support solutions for customers in the defense were market-leading aero-engines for military transferring control labor's including combat helicopter applications. I'm needles and power systems. Where leading provider of high speed reciprocating engines providing complete propulsion systems distributed energy solutions. So you can say that we. We have a diverse but volume that includes civil defense and power system and it is because w that our activities have tremendous impact on the world today and tomorrow we have always pursued clean safe and competitive solutions and we believe our technology will be fundamental in helping society transition to the low carbon future. And we're not going to do this on our own. We're going to do this. In partnerships and global partnerships to collaborate and co create solutions and with the regional hub. That we have here in singapore. We've developed collaborations with government agencies untucked -demia like a star and anti eu and us to pursue advanced research and technology in daytime smart manufacturing electrical systems. You touch on engine. That paolo many other products across the road strikes businesses. And i believe including aircraft of course and i imagine that you have been collecting analyzing the performance data of your engines for that case and in fact i see from one of your rolls royce presentation that you have been collecting data for some seventy trillion data points across twenty-sixth dimensions on your engines. So i think our listeners will be interested to know how you been. Harnessing that power data to make sense of this of information and into insight and action. And i believe in many ways is supplying the data to a machine learning throughout the life cycle of the engine from the initial stage of designed to manufacturing to maintenance repair. Overhaul that's right so we we've been applying data analytics for more than thirty years and using ai. With our real time engine. Health monitoring system but service w. lunch to back in nineteen ninety nine and our ai. Capabilities are deeply embedded into products and services so they aren't visible And not widely. Now we're able to monitor six thousand to eight thousand flights every day which is equivalent to monitoring three thousand engines in the sky at any one time so we have multiple sensors on board that continuously relay inflammation with were able to analyze five million data promises from our engines every day and we used to provide insights to our engineers for future development and services that we provide for our customers. But it's not just about the asian and the behavioral for engines. Current work includes applying a with a dedicated team that we have inside rolls royce school the day to labs to improve the risk management in supply chains predict market demand improved the efficiency of our operations and more recently nepal systems. Father of the business. We've been applying a on microbes making our industrial powered technology more reliable and sustainable and in the future we see a. I will continue to evolve. Play a bigger role especially as we saw increasing use of cloud based services which will be governed by data ethics framework and this becomes really essential and today more than two hundred projects that are starting to apply more and more of Framework so
Show #45 "2 Acts 85' Style" Jay Leno, and O'Brian & Valdez - burst 2
"But i always like to come back to sacramento. Go to my favorite a little bookstore over here goldman. You've been a place where it g. It's hard to believe you were the one that went this positive trying to pull off your sister again sir that it raised some extra money for fatty foods. No doubt the old days about a guy. Sister get punked punch guy no. Please make one of my sister. Have you been to goldie surfer. Really you get down there. No abso- no. God forbid use the how shocking that i would have picked you. I think if god does not destroy gold easy really owes sodom and gomorrah apology. You know i always liked those little signs. They have mature adults. Only most mature adults like to stand little booths with their pants as their ankles watching movies. It's a pretty good sign of maturity. Isn't it. I mean god forbid of some immature person should somehow sneak past tight security that they have the ones that pretend to have something legitimate. They have signs like we sell marital aids. I love with these people. Find america eight. I mean somehow to me. Four foot vibrated. It takes thirty d size batteries. This is not a maratha lay. This is a jackhammer. As far as i'm concerned mean your wife goes out of town you could break sidewalks with this thing. Well she's a small woman. You sure i won't kill over this model. You know sparks flying out of it. It's not you will approve for electrical friend. Now the big item the inflatable party these dominant and take home. They blow it up. It looks like a girl i can do. Whatever they want with this thing. This amazing two thousand years of civilization man has progressed to the point of screwing balloons.
Show #45 "2 Acts 85' Style" Jay Leno, and O'Brian & Valdez - burst 2
"I hate dealing with the phone because they act like your parents. If you break your phone they try to teach you a lesson by making you stay in one day next week. Broke your phone. You're grounded friday between nine and five. What time we'll be there young man. You just sit and wait. The true story iphone breaks. Make an appointment. Get it fixed on wednesday all day. Wednesday. nobody comes thursday. I'm real mad. I call from the paper. Says we couldn't get out to your house yet. Tried to reach you but apparently your phone is animal says. Can you fix the phone. We'd be home thursday instead you'll be home. Thursday between nine and five thursday comes up at eight o'clock. I'm standing at the front door for seven hours. Waiting for this guy finally four thirty. I can't take long ago in the bathroom for two minutes out. There's no one on the door. Sorry we missed
Bob Uecker's memories of Johnny Carson
"Conan o'brien is ending his late night. Talk show career. After what six years later. Yes that is correct. He put it out in a tweet. So create if he said in nineteen ninety-three johnny carson gave me the best advice of my career as soon as possible. Get to a streaming platform thrilled that i continue doing. Whatever the hell it is. I do on hbo. Max and i look forward to a free subscription. He will have some type of sketch comedy show on. Hbo max but his late night tv talk show hosting duties will be done in twenty twenty. Conan is brilliant. And we talk more about this. With matt miller to me conan really opened my eyes big time about the tv business and just pretty much anything in show business. That being good is not necessarily the end all be all because when he got the job for the tonight show. After jay leno retired yet he lasted one year then. They bounced him not because he wasn't the same funny creative subversive self. He was in the later time slot. It's just the average. American dummy the ethel and the jerry that live in the you know fly country which we are no offense to us and jerry care. They didn't they didn't care care for his style humor. They wanted something more bland. They wanted more comedic or or or they want right. They want jay leno. jay leno was safe. Jalen was familiar at so he got such a raw deal. But dammit conan is funny as hell kudos to you my friend
Conan O'Brien ending late night talk show in 2021
"Run on late night TV. He's leaving TBS next year in June and moves on to a weekly variety show on HBO. Max Stone and famously prognosticate ID. Little did we know he would leave late 1920 21. After David Letterman moved to CBS Late night with Conan O'Brien had a hilarious run from 1993 to 2009 0. But you're much everybody can't cool my babies. He was so popular that he was given the Tonight Show in 2009 before NBC had buyer's remorse and brought Jay Leno back in 2010 Today, Jimmy Fallon reach those spoils. But Conan found a new home one TVs for a solid decade. Now he announces the move to HBO. Max by joking quote, I look forward to the free subscription. Jason Grilli. W T OBY News Coming up in money news, Home Building
Conan O'Brien ending late night talk show in 2021
"O'Brien will end his TVs late night show in June of next year. It will mark the end of his 11 year run on TBS after a short stint is Jay Leno's replacement on the Tonight Show, and before that, David Letterman's replacement on NBC's late night.
Jim Cramer & Rob Maurer Discuss TSLA Stock
"Everybody around here today, we have a special guests on the program Jim Cramer. Needs no introduction Jim thanks for taking the time out of your busy schedule to join us today and talk a little bit about desolate. I think Tesla's the most important stock in the market because it's created a tremendous amount fascination which you know why like it's been hard to find people who understand Tesla like you like you do in other words when I say that mean people understand Tesla, the car tesla the Stock Tesla, the myth test, the reality, which is why it's so exciting to speak with you because frankly anything Tesla I regard as the most exciting thing that's happening in the market and I'm with the guy. I definitely agree. So I'd love to get your thoughts because I think you're you're thinking on Tesla has evolved quite a bit over the last couple of years I know a few years back to your more mixon. You've called it a cult stock gotten into some interaction with Ilan on twitter over the last I think probably eighteen to twelve months. You've you've definitely become a lot more bullish, which was great. Timing has the stock has reflected that as well. So I just love to hear sort of the evolution of thought process on tussle over the last couple of years. Great. Okay. When he came out I thought it was too hot. And I. I said people should sell it now I know that I had subsequent met. You must get a dinner party. And he belittled me he. Space said that if tried question, his analysis of the wall have giant solar field in Colorado we're all other energy's GonNa be provided from five years announcement five years I've seen it yet. He did pronounced me as a hologram basically. Didn't even exist. I thought it was one of the greatest put downs ever except I wish it weren't addressed. Thank. Eh former. Mathematicians Twenty, seven percent. But here's what's happened to me. I looked at his a stock. I didn't look at it. And I think that what happened is basically a a religious could it was a religious? Conversion. I went out to California my daughter had just driven. From Oregon she was living to Los Angeles. And she talked about charging talks about it was about the flatulence button instead you know data been driving. For twelve years. I never cared what a job. It's never been important. She had a beat up two, thousand, eight A. Ford fiesta she'd been driving she wasn't a corporate, but Tesla made her into Cooper's. So then I went out to sea venture mine one executive is so come bally's a company and another former CFO and they had all tesla's. and. My wife who is a complete corpus I mean a nut car person just loves it her favorite everything's ninety, four range over that. She has she said this is it a she drove it and she said this is it. Now we have not bought one yet because she's we're going. To be able to say listen Jim, you should buy because you live in some new. Jersey accuses go around car but when I was driving with the person who was retired was the CFO as you know what my daughter loves it, my wife loves it. It's so cool but they don't have the financials did naked so that I can recommend it to sixty. And he looked at me turn Amigos. GM naked race two billion dollars. Like. Religious, conversion. The conversion was right there because I knew rob. At, the balance sheet was not questioned. Admin. Panel table ever since we caught a lot of points I, continue to recommend it. I should have realized along the way that when Jay Leno told me Jim. Is the greatest car coming around one fifty. I should've just changed my mind but I hadn't been in the car rob other than. My friend, kwame picked me up to a little bit. And when you have a person who's never driven a car saying, this is like the greatest thing ever doesn't think of as a car and then you have the coordinate nut Lisa who says, this is the greatest thing ever and you have a CFO's very rigorous who said look they can raise the money I said, what am I doing? Why am I fighting the truth? Why am I fighting progress? So rob I surrendered and the best qualified made this year.
"jay leno" Discussed on The Adam Carolla Show
"Sharp ever, but the car is not. Stop when you press the brace, you've got us the transmission. You've got put into a bit of a sly descriptive awesome speed. There's just all different techniques you know, so he just live in the time you live in. So a come out, you're going. What are you studying in College at that point? ME STUDYING I. I guess I. Remember going to Emerson and my parents wanted to be to college. Go to college. And I took speech therapy. Because it, said at the end of the semester, each student will be required to give a twenty minutes talk. I remember guys go. GotTa Talk. I can talk. Talk for twenty minutes can give you that one I'll sign up for though I. I paid no attention in college. I didn't have any interest in it. I was at that point. I was working clubs and trying to be a comedian I would go to class during the day, and I I would drive from Boston New York almost every night to try and get on at the Improv and be back in school the next day, and if something was on more than on the test, I wasn't interested in it, but I somehow I graduated this day I have no idea how that happened, but I did graduate, but I can't say I've got a lot out of it, but that being said. I made connections and I made friends. And I realized when I grow up, I was the only comedian I never met and I never met anybody WanNa do for for living and mean the people that did skits and school, but not you can't. It didn't even occur to me. I'm Mrs Langdale next door. Neighbors said you can't be a comedian less. Your father was a comedian. That's the way it works in Hollywood. Then once you got. The community you can't be you know. It's the only business where people know nothing about it. Feel free. To, give advice and I thought Oh man well. My Dad wasn't a comedian. So, it's very funny I when I met. Jay When I was twenty. Or so maybe twenty one trying to trying to think it's funny. I grew up out here in North Hollywood, but I didn't know when he comedians and I didn't know how anything worked. Either and I spotted Jay of told you guys living in the House across from the House. I was working on right up in the hills of like Woodrow Wilson L. Zero. Yeah and I was I was working on a house and. I I was putting stucco on the outside of the House and the thing. That's kind of weird about STUCCO. I guess stucco putting stucco honest sorta like riding a horse. The horse knows you're a novice and knows you're scared. It does what it does. But if it respects you, so the thing that's weird about Stuccos you mix it up and you put on a hawk and you get a trial and the guy knows how to spread stucco puts it up and just spreads it on. It just goes on like cream cheese on a Bagel, and then goes you try, and then you do it. All just falls off. The exact same thing he did, but it doesn't work so I was I was outside of this house, trying to spread stucco on this window, and I was watching the neighbor who was Jay and I think you may have been renting that house. No, I bought bought that house. What Year did you buy the house eighteen eighty? Nineteen eighty. How long were you in that house for six years six years so this? Yeah, this must have been about eighty three right away and and I was just watching this guy schedule. It was a real tight street was a narrow street I even think that. The guy the house. The couple whose house I was working on with the contractor was just got me and another guy named Tom Johnson I think at some point we. They asked they could park their car in your driveway or something like that. Make Room for the truck right? Some version of that and you had the big. Big Buick roadmaster. And all the motorcycles were in the garage right I can. I can picture the house right now. It's OK driveway. The Buick was sort in the back of the driver. You turn right. There's garage right in front doors off the garage. Right so I'm sitting out there and I'm spreading stucco starting at seven in the morning and. I am noticing the neighbor because I'm on the. Just kind of the streets narrow. It's quiet, and I see it. Come Out, get the newspaper. And I you came out. You know mid morning or something that I don't know. Probably did some sets that night at the comedy store most or something and it seemed to me, you came out, got to paper ten eleven in the morning or something some version of that, and then they see you go back in the house. And I think okay. This guy's not working. He's not getting up and having to go punch the clock and I'm still out there spreading STUCCO and then at some point. It noon or one o'clock you'd come out and start working on the bikes in the garage. He start feeling around with the bikes. And emmer thinking. What a schedule! This guy so! This guy's on a schedule. And then I recognized you. I was like I. I think that's Jay Leno I. think that's the comedian now. This is eighty one eighty two, so you're not a household name. Carson and MERV and all that kind of right I think know this guy and. I started going over after we punched out. which is like three thirty and I started watching you talk and you while you're working on the bikes bidding to that. Guy Manny at work at three thirty. Schedule and He's got to work tonight. I gotta go to work and. You had the bikes with the vowels on the outside of the valve springs. Older bike. Yeah, and you're working on those. We were talking about you having a sunbeam tiger. Role in it and the. All rolled a three times. You Remember Boris. The Russian guide lived the other side the other side of the House you. You know when my wife and I moved in. We keep this guy hello. My name's bordered Harrison so maybe we should. Why don't we meet the neighbors? Could on rouse or the? Let's get one of those cakes. WE'LL BRING IT NEXT DOOR Like four o'clock in the afternoon I go knock on the door. Yes, but hi Jay. Maybe it's your next door neighbor yes! We'll give for you. Oh? Commend. He's got a robe on. And I see the living room furniture with gotTA shag carpet. He's got a camera setup and their two naked girls on the floor. And he goes Oh. You're busy..
Gabrielle Union Files Discrimination Complaint Against Simon Cowell and 'AGT'
"Gabrielle union I there's some news about Gabrielle union yeah in fact she filed a complaint Thursday so Gabrielle union you'll remember let's back up a little bit we'll just say that the headline is that she has filed a discrimination complaint against America's got talent's producers along with NBC universal will we'll talk about the details in just a moment but I do think it's helpful to back up and remind people that this is not the first time they've heard of Gabrielle union's harassment complaints against NBC universal and America's got talent so let me just give you a little background on that we talked about that I actually can't remember the specific when new time this very fleeting at this moment do you are you tight when we initially yeah I talked about and that was like a month ago maybe actually you know what I have to be to win new terror it was November of last year okay we learned that Gabrielle union had a complaint a number of complaints to lodge against America's got talent but specifically Simon how you remember that's when we learned about for example the story about Jay Leno making a racist joke during a commercial break that they were filming so all that was you know just under a year ago but then and we knew stuff was going on behind the scenes because NBC universal had talked about how they were addressing the issue but we really didn't hear anything else well apparently being made the negotiations which they were in the midst of conducting were not enough order Gabrielle union didn't feel that those negotiations were leading to the results she was hoping for which it seems that is the reason that she went ahead and filed this complaint and I should say that this complaint is actually very likely a precursor to an actual lawsuit so that's that's that's what I know about blackouts I'm old I am I never happened just works okay so sorry technical difficulties over okay so this is the will so we're now in the precursor to a lawsuit that will be ruled out by Gabrielle union for these discrimination allegations likely I read the story in variety which talks about how this is all laid out and what the complaint actually is who it's to and I can tell you that the complaint itself was filed with California's department of fair employment and housing and it name specifically three outfits FremantleMedia Simon cowl's production company Syco or Sicko I don't know he said it's probably not psycho and then NBC universal and again those D. F. E. H. complaints are usually precursors to a lawsuit and Holly brought this up during the dirt alert so the NBC entertainment chairman Paul to like be he has also been accused in this recent complaint of threatening Gabrielle union through her representative for speaking out against the racism on the set that she felt she witnessed okay so this is like an onion right like the layers of an onion yeah there sure initial allegations that she shared publicly and you said it was in November past that well that's when the story broke we should say about her because you'll remember she and Julianne Hough four let go and I think it was shortly there after that we started learning that not all was well right so so there's that like sort of pod right so like you know she talked about things not being so great on set in November and then just in the complaint of that or the public awareness of that then she starts to experience harassment as a result of speaking out yes so when she you know made those those complaints public apparently she claims that she faced pushback and directly threats from the head of NBC's entertainment okay S. and you know none of the people that were names I believe are speaking with the exception of a spokesperson for NBC universal and here's what they said very categorically quotes the allegation that anyone involved in this process threaten his union is categorically untrue we took ms unions concerts CERN seriously and engaged an outside investigator who found an over arching culture of diversity on the show NBC universal remains committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment where people of all backgrounds are treated with respect it sounds like a very boiler plate you have to lease you know cover all your bases response it does not address the specific our issues brought up in her complaint and her people are taking you know everyone to task as a result I I'm not going to read the full response from her she I found this interesting this little side note but she's got this person speaking on her behalf and it says that he has power of attorney his name is Brian Friedman I'm not I'm not sure if that's just her legal representative but I'm I'm wondering if it's because of like coal bed that she he has to act as her power of attorney because maybe she's not able to be wherever interesting racing or maybe that's just totally standard but like when our attorney Mike white is Gabby union union you need our
Kim Kardashian heard North West in a joke then decided it was her daughter's name
"Because Kim Kardashian revealed the source of inspiration for the name of her eldest daughter north all was it a now defunct airline no it wasn't R. I. P. northwest no it is from a joke that Jay Leno made they call this tell us about it all right so Kim Kardashian was on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno a couple of months before the birth of her first daughter north and Jay Leno joked that she should name the kid Northwest Airlines the apparently she was like oh that's actually a really good idea was is a little joke but you don't actually my kid north west because I remember when we were actually learn the name of Kim Kardashian's first child we thought it was kind of a joke to leader like you're like you're kidding right your kid is named after a defunct airline in a direction on a map and the answer to that was yes yes actually I found that story to actually be quite endearing that it was like I just you know I was on the couch of Jay Leno and he made this Joe can you know what I actually see your joke and it inspired me and my child then and it's a cute I mean it is cute enough but he's been around for awhile we don't think anything of it cute name and the color Norian that that's kind of adorable it is
Stand-up, sketch and satire: The rise of Indigenous comedy
"Charlie Hill was a legend on the stand up comedy circuit. Almost every indigenous comedian will cite hail as their inspiration their motivation and hand aspiration and even though he passed on in two thousand and thirteen the laughter he created. Lives on hill was a member of the oneida nation of Wisconsin Wisconsin. His first network appearance was on the Richard. Pryor show in nineteen seventy four. He was the first indigenous comedian to appear on the tonight show with Johnny Carson and he also appeared on the tonight show with Jay Leno and made multiple appearances on late night with David Letterman. Here's the legendary Charlie Hill. I did this back in L. A. and they didn't quite get it you know they're not used to seeing is in Hollywood. Everybody wants to tables in a circle and they weren't quite sure you know in a in a heckler and I know that she'd never judge a man by the color it was neck or anything like that wouldn't want to hear their prayer Marica. And why don't you go back. We came room so I can't in his living room last week. I was in Washington. DC WE SEEK. Did he show where members of the American Indian Republican Party. Three in the next gentlemen ever met in my life and then coming out here to Canada airport searched and I resent that via need. You were as an alien. You'RE GONNA hijack a plane anyway. Take me to hope. So I'm sitting on the airlines. You know in the middle seat here redneck sitting on each side of me and I'm thinking you I stole my leg ripped up my culture but you're not giving these damn armin don't they. What do you nations? We have tonight on the commentary. Everybody Yawn your your nation. Okay one-two-three antastic. Just thought I heard somebody. I don't even Wanna be that's cool. That's okay we're all welcome here in the circle of humor tonight. Welcome everybody who came but we always CDs. He's one of the power they always WANNA be. So I wrote a commercial called generic they WANNA you tired of being left out in the cold with no native heritage on aware of your Indian roots. Or maybe maybe you have new Indian roots. You'll uncomfortable powwows. Well soon. You be out there singing and dancing with the rest of US thanks to. Yes one spoonful of generic in your native groups are starting to grow back instantly. You'll never appeals spiritually inadequate again taken as direct the generic increases wisdom and stores and makes you one with the universe where we're script in so try today when someone asks you your travel really just say generically you made up what you know. What in your heart art? Gosh inside of action include suicide poverty disease religious persecution and general of land the recorded. That would've picked comedy. Festivals welcomed a Turtle Island showcase in two thousand and five. That was Charlie Hill.
Nell Scovell: 'Ten Years Ago, I Called Out David Letterman. This Month, We Sat Down to Talk'
"Welcome to the frame John Horn ten years ago. TV writer Nelson Avella took a pretty big risk. She published an article calling out her former boss. Late night King David Letterman for running writer's room and a show that favored men scovill has since co authored. Sheryl Sandberg's two thousand thirteen book. Lean in and last year she published a memoir. You're just the funny parts and a few hard truths about sneaking into Hollywood boys club for her latest piece. In Vanity Fair Scoville met with Letterman to finally talk about gender discrimination at late night. Scoville join me in studio and described what it was like to write for Letterman in one thousand nine hundred ninety. Yeah so this was a dream. I'm job for me I had already worked in Los Angeles. I actually worked on the last season of newhart. And I'd written a Simpson's episode road and I finally. After years of sending material to the Letterman people got a call asking me to come in and meet with Dave and like a lot of late night shows not a lot of women in the writer's room. Now there's only been one before I got hired it was Merrill Marco who was a genius and the first head writer on that show and also Dave's girlfriend at the time so I guess I was the first female hired who was in a relationship with Dave so many years after you leave the show in two thousand and nine something compels you to write about your experiences sir. Right Dave was the victim of a blackmail attempt. He was having an affair with one of his assistants Whose boyfriend found her diary and the scheme was that he threatened to write a screenplay about the affair? If Dave didn't give him two million dollars at the same time Nancy Franklin writes a piece in the New Yorker that points out that there were zero female writers on Letterman Leno and Conan. And I have to say Dave's announcement was not surprise. Is anyone who worked on the show knew about his extracurricular activities. But the fact that I'd been gone for twenty years and they'd move backwards awkward as far as gender in the writer's room that was stunning to me and I literally lost sleep so on a fast forward word to a decision you make and certainly there's another party to this conversation which is going back today. Insane I want to have a conversation about about the fact that you didn't respond to what I wrote. And how did that come about because there seems to be an important condition and that is that it's on the record as we approached October twenty nineteen. I knew it was the ten year anniversary of this article I had written for Vanity Fair and then I just got this crazy idea which is With Dave sit down and talk to me and I knew he hadn't read the article because in this weird coincidence he and I ended up working together in twenty fourteen on the Kennedy Center Honors and I actually had a chance to ask him. Did you ever read that article. And he said to my face no. I don't worry about that stuff. Don't worry about that stuff it meaning inning. He didn't wear. He doesn't worry about what people write about him. Is that what it means. Already doesn't worry about how he behaved and how he treats women he claims it is the former when you sat down with David. I'm curious what was the most striking thing that he had to say. Well first of all it was pretty extraordinary that he agreed to sit down with me. If you do any reading about apologies and someone wronged you find out that as the person who has been wronged you lose status status and so the second Dave agreed will sit at a table and talk. He really did offer me the status right. We were equals at that table and I would love to see more powerful white men doing that sort of thing which is being open to that discussion so the point was not just for me to get what turned out to be an apology from Dave but also to you try to model behavior that I would like to see more. We're talking with TV writer and author Nelson cavill you mentioned in your Vanity Fair Peas. How male all writers rooms have been for people like Jay Leno and he has no regret and no apology? No it's all about the material. Just if you give me material than I will hire you. Just come up to me in a comedy club. He says you know Jay Leno went off. The air was zero female writers and that's he should be ashamed that for the rest of his life. What would you say are the things that make you optimistic about how conversations are changing not just in and around this issue but in the workplace about a show runners interest in hiring a room that looks like the country not like the country club? I do think we've made some improvement and I think it certainly helps to have people like Kenya barriers and Shonda rhimes who have been so successful and even giverny They're all doing amazing work. And I think it's Shonda who made an amazing observation. which is if you walk outside? You see people of all colors. There's US see people from all walks of life that's normalcy so we actually shouldn't call it. Diversity what we want is normalcy. You know in Nineteen nineteen ninety. I went to the EMMYS for the first time Letterman had been nominated and I was in the audience when they announced the nominees for the five best comedies comedies and it was Murphy Brown Golden Girls Designing women wonder years and cheers three and a half of those shows were created by women. Diane English one for Murphy Brown and I sat there in nineteen ninety and thought we we solve this. We proved it. You're if such a dreamer now I just want to get back to where we were in. Nineteen Ninety nells. cavill is a TV writer. She's the author of the memoir. Just the funny parts in a few hard truths about sneaking into the Hollywood boys club. Now thanks much for coming in. Thank
'America's Got Talent' Has Problems
"Has another Pr Mess at minimum and possibly Sibley more than a PR mess on its hands. This is not NBC News. We've talked about that a lot you know. Obviously there's Ronan Farrow's book. Why didn't they report the Harvey Weinstein Story What happened with Matt Lauer. Did they cover up for him. That has been a whole mess in and of itself But this is now NBC. The broadcast network. America's got talent. They did not pick up Gabrielle Union. For a second season she was there for only one season She was a judge and that has led to reporting following a a tweet by her or a number of tweets by her husband. dwayne Wade reporting the about a culture that in allegedly was insensitive at minimum minorities Racist if you WANNA take it. That far that she had been told repeatedly for example that some of her hairstyles were two black black. Allegedly that She had reported an offensive joke by a guest. Jay Leno to human resources but the higher ups would not We're actually formerly report it. There was an allegation published in one report that there was a ten year old black rapper that she thought had talent and she was advised not to support this child but to support white dancers because supposedly what was said was we need me. Need people that America ARACA can get behind. which would lead to a question about their definition of America but this has now turned into a flap? NBC is responding. Yeah I mean they have had to respond and they had Gabrielle Union in her representatives into a what was described as a five hour meeting with investigators to discuss this SAG Astra has said they are going to look into this. Because she's a member of that organization and you know they've got a real problem because any of these things are true and she was dismissed Complaining about it that's retaliatory. Normally in that situation you know a check is written and A settlement is made in this case. I would suspect that she would want more than money that she would want. Meaningful steps taken. Now this doesn't just involve a NBC. It involves fremantle the company that produces the show and psycho which is Simon Simon Cowles company and she among her allegations are that Simon callow made this environment. Literally unpleasant with cigarette smoke constantly smoking with nope doors on the dressing dressing rooms so you could not escape the smoke and I have to say you know you say well you know deal with it but the fact is for me. That kind of smokey environment environment literally makes me queasy and would be a problem and it's obviously unhealthy and it's obviously against the rules. But this is what happens when you have someone like Simon Cowl. Who is you know has got this huge amount of power. Yeah He created the show and he stars on it. I mean this is a textbook example if these allegations are true of the kind of coddling of talent that networks are notorious for and allowing people to get away with certain behaviors that the average person doesn't get away with and you know we think that in this time's up in metoo era that a lot of this behavior is being clamped down on but if this is true and cows being allowed to just be a colossal jerk worked to everybody then that's not okay. I'm going to quote the former. America's got talent judge Howard. Stern who said CAL sets it up so that men stay no matter how ugly they are no matter how old no matter how fat. I'm paraphrasing slightly. No matter how talentless then he says why don't they change Simon. This is the ultimate example of boy's club and I would just note math that. NBC Says It's going to investigate but in the news division. They investigated themselves and that has been a huge issue going that nobody has forgotten about I.. I think who's paying any attention and so it's going to be more of that. I don't think this problem is going to be resolved. Yeah it's the same question of whether they get an outside investigator or whether they do it internally it says we're on the same merry go round round and round. Thank you thank you. That's Matt Bellamy editorial director of the Hollywood reporter. He joins me this Monday at one. Thirty on the business. I'm Kim Masters and this is the Hollywood
America’s Got Talent: Gabrielle Union’s NBC Meeting Reportedly Put All Eyes on Simon Cowell
"NBC NBC has now launched a formal investigation into what happened behind the scenes. On America's got talent that's on Judge Gabrielle Union. After a one season run on the top rated competition show following reports of a toxic culture. Union had what she described as a lengthy five hour. Is there any other kind and and productive meeting on Tuesday during which she expressed her hope for real change at the network union and fellow freshman. Judge Julian huff dismissed November. Twenty second second since then claims of off color jokes from guests Jay Leno and concerns over unions hair and wardrobe choices as being described as quote unquote to black have emerged urged shows workplace. Culture prepares to go under the microscope. In the meantime union has received support from former. Gt judges including Sharon Osborne and Howard Stern with the the ladder calling the Simon callow produce talent show a quote unquote boys club and if anyone would know to recognize a so called boys club it would be Howard stern yeah. Stern spent four seasons as a judge on talent. And here's a quote. He says quote he sets it up that the men stay no matter how ugly they are no matter how old they are no matter or how fat they are no matter how talentless they are and that's of course Howard Stern talking about Simon Cowles selection of the judge's panel he went on to say quote he replaces the hot chicks with hotter chicks and younger. Chicks Howie Mandel is doing a fine serviceable job. Why don't they change him? And why don't they change Simon. This is the ultimate example of a boys club. Time's up and other. Prominent actresses and show runners have voiced their support for
Internet famous Lil BUB cat has died at age 8
"So on the topic of non traditional media yes what is that that is a that is a clip from the little bug show who is little bug I love to hang with the blue but is it internet cat wasn't internet cat may not like a cat like in the in the fifties they were talk about a person who is good at the trial was that a cool cat like a literal feline literal feline right the but was that with with a cat that gained a lot of internet fame in part because of her really unique appearance so should be to her genetic makeup meant that her her her arms you the valves express apps and and her eyes were bulging and her tongue was always out and she became she became a regular feature on internet cat memes so often times you would should be the image that you would share when you're like looking surprised or sad or upset about something the globe is that sort of one of the central figures of catch internet again and sort of like an indulgence side sort of like another another bit of evidence that the internet is weird that you can you can have a lot of like tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands of people tuning in like they used to tune in for like Jay Leno but tuning in for a cat palace strike two million the bells the following the little but had a lit but little but had I'd following of two million people on the street and that's people who are like yeah I'll follow a little but like I follow my friends I want more more updates about this cat's life so no but passed away yes this this past Sunday this past Sunday the obituaries for him ran on CNN New York times in Rolling Stone to name a few uhhuh feels like this is feels like a bit of a moment was not I mean like listen this year we lost grumpy cat earlier this year and now we lost love Bob I'm and I think that this is just a testament to the fact that if you follow internet cats in there a regular feature in your life and big they're popping up regularly on yesterday and feed and then they become kind of like characters that you become invested in like you know you've seen the video of the back of the boat playing with and I don't know what and and that becomes like something that you sent your friends it brings you joy and and and now you it's sort of a car it is a proper morning that's why you know it'd be two very runs in place the CNN and your time right yeah important cultural figure even though I can hear your tweets at me right
Gabrielle Union to meet with NBC on ‘America’s Got Talent’s “Toxicity”
"The actress Gabrielle union was fired from the show America's got talent after complaining of racism and other on that issue what we all just witnessed here tonight nothing short of an absolute brilliance the investigation comes after variety magazine released a report claiming union had complained of a toxic culture of the show insiders say the company labeled union as difficult NBC and the third party counselor that they've hired full time to meet with Gabrielle and here is the fact grievances once that happens there is a very good chance and we see what logic formal investigation according to variety the insider says union is set to meet with N. B. C. to gather information about the complaint some including racially insensitive comments and excessive criticism about her appearance the screen actor's guild is also looking into the allegations saying we take issues of workplace health and safety very seriously one specific incident involves former late night host Jay Leno reportedly making a racially insensitive joke in front of four other staffers on his radio show former America's got talent host Howard Stern was critical of Simon callow the show's creator and judge his decision to fire union and her co host Julianne Hough he has set it up at the men stay no matter how old they are no matter how fat they are no matter how ugly they are no matter how talentless they are since the news broke the bring it on star is received support from fellow actresses Ellen Pompeii tweeting I support Gabrielle union's commitment to speaking up to in justice it takes courage and Debra messing who shows on the network also taking aim writing yes women become difficult when their insistence on a respectful and professional working environment is ignored CEO and president of the times up organization Tina Chen released a statement accusing the network of having a pattern of protecting the careers of powerful men at the expense of women who speak out thank after released a statement saying while we have taken steps to investigate this matter we have nothing to report now and over the weekend NBC said it is working with miss union through her representatives to hear more about her concerns that CBC's
'America’s Got Talent’ Gabrielle Union Controversy
"As you may have already heard Gabrielle union and Julianne Hough won't be coming back as America's got talent judges things may get messy variety reported the Gabrielle union had concerns about some things that were going on on the set like Jay Leno telling inappropriate jokes he wants NBC to look into that NBC is talking to
"jay leno" Discussed on KTAR 92.3FM
"A separate the Jay Leno the Kardashians we're all part of the hearing they named out trump wants area he really wants a trial so he sees excited about a trial zonal fox and friends today you know just they his his normal show just they're just doing his thing she is she is a a tremendous person she was fantastic during the hearings Turner everyone is so many people that was so great but you know what the bottom line is all of those witnesses they will ship to ship so forget there was no due process you can have lawyers we couldn't have any witnesses we want to call the whistle blower but you know what I want is the first witness because frankly I want to try you know I can take I can have it you wanna try whatever I want I would look number one they should never ever impeaches is not in the I watched I watched five people in your network yesterday say there's nothing here you want to drop out you get one congratulations down what is one for Christmas so we'll see how that is oh my goodness still not going anywhere people are mad because I'm telling he's not going to isn't is not going anywhere if you like well you have no morals your bad person why because I'm not a senator are US senator if you're a senator knock yourself out then you know which way you can vote well but you should wanted to be god look nothing matters except for what those senators thank right and we are not what we are not going to putting pressure on any of the centers are you you call your senator ever you're going to see your senator right are you doing any of the things if you want I'm gonna L. you're gonna go see your center you can see her right is that gonna happen very interesting position here so here I am in Arizona we've got more the metallic and with your system doesn't just one last year so she's got a lot of time left before anything but she's a Democrat very progressive but has kind of become a centrist mother we Sally she ran against cinema she didn't win but she took over John McCain and she got to run again to beat mark Kelly but the state is becoming more purple other than red could they both vote and also vote for both of them vote for no removal because oddly enough in many occasions has voted with the president even though she's Democrat so there's a lot of things because not everybody is a Republican may vote to keep him there in the Senate and there may be some Democrats to surprise people who are in districts that are or or on stage where you know what guess what Hey yeah he won pretty actually I got to be careful here so it's you just don't know who's going to but I what I do know at this point in time there's not gonna be like seventeen of them that are jumping ship this is not gonna happen three two three five three twenty four twenty three at seventeen shows your Twitter so there is good news that came out of the climate emergency which by the way is the word of the year right we talked about that Oxford the word there thanks to Greta Thurn Berg who is a time travel if you've not seen the picture was it like eighteen eighty nine there's a girl that looks just like her right like is probably in Russia looks very Russian like she's plowing looks just like a miserable same scowl the whole nine yards and if she is a time traveler then I would like to see how dare you live in eighteen eighty nine not tell us nice chat.
"jay leno" Discussed on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
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"jay leno" Discussed on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
"Wait but people we treat everybody with respect so when it came along near the last couple of years we we have to salary I took a salary cut to keep everybody on board so they all like that and when they when they heard if I took it ten o'clock show they can all work for another a year and a half they said would you do. I said let's do it so we did it. Fox are ABC. I mean the the there were other networks. That would have fired you to host an eleven o'clock. I know L. but you know would've would've gladly brought your staff with you as well. I'm sure well no see my staff couldn't have gone because they they all have individual contracts with NBC NBC and they could've gone taken somewhere else or it. Wasn't that easy and plus. I'm a very loyal person. I'm the you know. The you have is probably going to be better than the one you're GonNa get and that was always my thing. I I liked the executives I work with the ones making the top decisions. I didn't know but the ones that Ha- all right so okay so they'll do a ten o'clock show okay fine so clock show and that starts another whole thing problems I got had accused of because shows like law and order and stuff for non anymore and then that was that was my fault and I was this was this was a big deal. Well Yeah Plan. NBC's was a big swing for them and their idea was cut costs yeah and then it producing big dramas at ten o'clock do a earlier version of the tonight show. I mean I remember them. I just happened to have read an article. not happened to. I was researching for this article. Well I read an article in the in the maybe the New York Times or something from from the time that that quoted in an NBC executive saying like look don't don't quote me on this asked but if he did a one point five we'd still come out ahead which you know this was when network television still doing pretty good numbers but their their their idea was that because it was so much less expensive to produce it would be you know you wouldn't have to you know you'd have to do pretty good a few million people to watch but yeah well the thing that really screwing curtis otherwise the local affiliates complained because there's a bad lead in the eleven o'clock news so they wanted me to move the monologue to the end of the show so people would say watch the monologue go rhino well that does it work stupid idea so the whole thing sorta went down the tubes and and then Conan show is not doing that well either which somehow was my fault. Apparently you know well. I mean for this. I mean the further in part I mean in in part because our lead in show he's trying to figure it out but also in part because you know for the same reason that the affiliates wanted a strong lead in the news right like they're just were a lot fewer people watching a talk show then might have been watching on or let our numbers were. We had bad lead INS when I was doing the tonight night shows. I mean you know when you get these shows. Your job is you're supposed to be able to pick it up on your own you know but calling on the air for what five months before we came along so the ratings were it opened initially well but it it. It didn't hold on very well so it. It was an awkward time all all around. I guess you'd call. Did you ever talk to Conan about it. No I never did I don't really know him. That wasn't like David. I don't really know I always felt there. There was when I would watch the show they would. They had a character a little Jay and then they make fun of headlines and all this kind of okay well. It can make fun of me. That's fine you know. They're waiting for the day you know. I went to donal Myer. When Conan was on literally a week to week renew on. I said just pick the guy up for years so they can relax. Everybody can do their job. He'll do fine and he was funny. I liked CONAN. I thought he was good so I was stunned as anybody when that whole thing oh you're being really nobody nobody said a word to me and we never spoke about it and that was that was pretty much if you had to over would it have been better to just take the same money from ABC and doing eleven o'clock show up against Conan. I mean you're probably to some extent still the bad guy in that situation because you're petitional. You know the Nice thing about making mistakes. Is you learn from them so I wouldn't change anything feel. Would you do this differently. No because mistakes give you you empathy for people you know I remember when I was when I was watching the cosby trials and all that stuff that was going on here these people these women are stupid. They should've of now well. No you don't because you when you were a kid. When you're young person you don't really know you know I remember being ripped off and lied to and when I was when when I was a kid and I knew was being liked to as it was happening but because won't maybe there's some maybe he's not no. He is so no so I I think mistakes. Make you smarter make you stronger so I wouldn't do anything differently and actually turned out fine for me. What would you say it was mistaken. What did you learn from it. the mistake okay. I was in Boston and I went to a club. I meant I meant in in the situation. When you host the Jay Leno show in what I would have done differently. I know what I could have done differently. as I said I didn't have a manager or an agent. I I didn't know that's a mistake or not. It saved me a huge amount of money just because I didn't have anybody but no I don't know what to me. You Rise and fall on your own ability awesome what people think of you. I mean I'd like to think that I was funny and I was easy to work with and never missed a show didn't throw tantrums trump's so NBC new okay. This guy's pretty reliable. Put Him back in eleven thirty. We'll we'll see what happens you know so and that that's what happens so it actually worked talked quite well. If you imagined what your comedy is when I mean I'm guessing that you're not quitting because you show no signs of slowing down the have my stroke. I'm sure but if you imagine what your comedy is when you're eighty two years old. I don't imagine it's much different I mean you try to be reasonably hip to you know you don't. I WANNA be talking about Reagan's trip to Pittsburgh. People what what but that's that's the. Nice thing about going out and working because you see comedy. You can't quit. I give Eddie Murphy a lot of credit man. He is coming back and he's going to do a big netflix special. It's hard to stay off the road for fifteen or twenty years because because your instincts suggest you have things you just you don't even know you know I the way I would practice is I used to say my act and then try to write a letter with my with my hand while I talked and see if it made any sense and I got to the point where I could write a letter and talk and that allows you to compartmentalize. I can think of an ad Lib about this subject while I'm talking about what I'm talking about. When I turned to that guy it looks like it just came up with some ad Lib but actually took a minute or two just think about what is going to you. Say you know so. You've just gotTa keep doing it. Musicians know off the road for ten years and then come back with an album. Oh my God but you can't with comedy comedy. You've got to constantly keep doing it. You know I mean a classic example that was I did all the material in this last tonight. Show with Jimmy Fallon and I read a blog where Leno say material. I Assam two weeks earlier. It's a comedy magical break in that material in well yeah. It's still new material you gotta do it. Somewhere like like somehow wasn't new. I the two weeks earlier you're busted J. Hilarious doing material more than once well Jay Leno. I really appreciate you come back on and Wednesday night. Don't worry we'll we'll have tied yeah. We'll have tons of stuff and I really enjoy the show. It is a really thanks thanks. I appreciate that thanks for taking the time I appreciate that. It is a fun car. Show where you do cool fun car stuff that I wanNA watch where the host hasn't assaulted did any of his employees.
"jay leno" Discussed on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
"Make is a performer because they you'd say that you're not hungry. Anymore is the day you're not funny anymore the day you're you're out of it you know so even though. I had a ton of money in the bank I always acted like I was broke on the road. I'd Love Oh my twenty five dollars a day per diem and I would just sort of do that and I mean it's just psychological. You know if I didn't if I didn't work as a comedian. I didn't think I made anything because because the TV money would just automatically go into some bank account somewhere or something I I know. This sounds stupid but it is ridiculous it is but but it worked for me and what I what I understand is like the idea that I mean doing. Comedy is ridiculous so I mean I. I really understand the idea that in order to do something this hard and it really is hard hard. You have to have a little bit of the fear of God like you have to be. You have to be running from a dragon to get top speed a little bit well yeah. That's probably beat show but you know Seinfeld. I have discussion all the time I remember. Jerry and I were talking one time and said what if we took a vacation and we liked it then. We're screwed route. That's right. You're screwed now. If you're sitting on a beach I mean obviously there are downsides to this. I mean I live in beverly the hills. I have a pool. I've really never been in because every time I get to the pool. I hear that Boston Voice. What what are you. Mr Cool now will oh you sit in the pool in Beverly Hills. How do you not broken here. You got nothing need fixing really where you're going to sit in a pool. That's why people go by. You wave now. You're right. You're right. I cannot bring myself to go on. This just becomes to the point where it's I just feel as if that's the ultimate not now you've sold out now. You're lazy. You're sitting in the pool. I I mean the detail that I remember most vividly from reading the late shift. Was the detail of your wife going on vacation without you so I said I'll send her. A whole graduating class to Europe to me is like a bad day at Disneyland. I can't stand it but it's not like no but see I have a great marriage with the married forty years and and I love her and it's wonderful so it's not like Oh but she likes to me. That's just right now. I'm not suggesting that you would that your wife would go on vacation without you because you don't like each other but simply because you just don't see the value of clean on the value of going on sorry going to do a stand up gig in Fresno. What am I doing. It's worth well see that's the thing though because when I was broke I was was really broke and he used to sleep in an alley off forty fourth and ninth right in the middle a hell's kitchen and I remember seeing through the alleyway dykes lumber yard yard which I believe is still there and I remember sleeping in that alley and it was one of those alleys in relieve me. Hell's kitchen was way worse in the seventies indies than it is now and prostitutes bring jobs into the alley and I'd be like sleeping in the corner. You just hear the most horrible horrible to say. I'm just sitting at cry my eyes out one night just saying Oh man this is my life now really wanted to sleep in alleys and it just I. I just thought if I ever make it. I am not going to turn down jobs. I'm not going to be how much they pay. No that's not enough. I'm sorry you know I think what am I doing on Tuesday this worth this kind of money so that's probably the low self esteem thing. That's where it comes in and that probably AIDS in your success when you were guest hosting the tonight show. Would you have in your mind going to host the tonight. Show and Johnny Carson Retires No. I thought that would be a nice thing. I mean I mean you had told your our way out of highschool your later. Everything was sort of going that way but no I mean. I thought that would be nice. If it happens. I mean I became the permanent guest host which was a lot of time because Johnny was all fifteen weeks a year. You're so I kind of worked out so it seemed like the logical thing Dave was doing his show and you know people always think oh you stole the show I did I was I was a guest host for five years. I was on every night and NBC's mine they had successful show at twelve thirty the extremely successful with Dave and it's accessible show lengthier me guest hosting if they pulled me out move dave down why have no choice but had to go somewhere else or they could keep. I mean I think in some ways day was the victim was success that way because that's I think that was the networks thinking. There was no who who you know 'cause. It's all their choice. I WANNA play a clip of you on Letterman's show now the late night okay not allege. That was my favorite time of my life doing that show with Dave and I think you're I mean I you know I was the kid then only watched it on. You know bootleg. VHS tapes we'll send me in nineteen ninety nine or whatever but in these days a lot of it's on youtube right but you know you were many many people's fave on that show because the two of you while the funny show so continent. Mike really all the front dave was an equal with Johnny. I would always call Mr Carson Carson Jack John and I just I didn't grow grow up in an era where your parents friends you call them by their first name. It was just awkward and I couldn't go to Johnny Nice Tie Pal. You know it was like yes. It's from mclovin collection very loving collections with Letterman. I see I was I always knew what used to drive letterman nuts and my favorite thing I always get like a huge huge meatball sandwich or something and I'd hide in the hall and when I saw Dave coming down to make up I just end the whole each Ezekiel. Huck your ten. How can you eat that day. ooh. Why should they bring meatball sandwich out on the set day would be you know hilarious because Davis truly awkward. I mean hilariously awkward. You know I mean the definitely Dave and I when I made the tonight. Show my own. We brought the audience right up close and I would shake hands with people people in the crowd. I remember David Really Funny Bit when I say I want to shake hands of people in the crowd and he was behind a big plastic wall and he put his hands through the hole in wall to gloves in it and then he would shake hands with the gloves with few I mean that was the difference that was his version of making fun of what I did you know and it was very funny and he very famously aimlessly in the course of his program kind of winnowed the number of staff members with whom interacted down to the down to the barest which honestly as the owner owner of a company with twenty seven employees. I love all my employees. They're wonderful people amazing people including the winter sitting right on the other side of that glass but like I totally understand like I there's a part of me that would rather just work under my desk so no one can look at me. I get get home with my dog on my lap. Let's play. Let's play Jay Leno my guest on late night with David Letterman in the mid nineteen eighties yeah. What do you do for entertainment when you're on the road. It's lonely isn't it. Oh it's lonely. It's Rambo and come on the genocide movie. How about you. It'd be wise all the movie. I read the book which wasn't actually a book. It was a two page to page pamphlet. I got from the John on Birch Society and just kind of a simple thing. Rambo opens fire page to the end. You know you know what I love. I love when foreign countries get very self righteous about the United States like England now wants to ban Rambo because they feel the movie condones American style violence next along with meeting. Go back and reshoot some of the scenes in a soccer uniform. Make it a little easier for them..
"jay leno" Discussed on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
"I don't really remember it was just another sort of water off the back type of thing all right. KFI My mother you know you gotTa do better okay. Mom will do better in school. Oh you know one of those deals. You know I mean it seems like you really I mean particularly for a comedian you know I think there are a lot of a hardworking folks folks in showbusiness. Sho- businesswomen exists without a ton of hard work but I think it's particularly I stand up like you really committed your life too hard hard work early yeah I mean I was. I mean like I said. You'd have to work twice as hard as the other kids to get the same thing and I would see that you know we go down in New York. Maybe I would drive down four nights a week five nights a week out of Boston to audition a comedy clubs when you were in college at Emerson College and you line up at like six o'clock to get an eleven o'clock spot and I remember sitting in line and guys in front of me. Go screw this. I'm not standing and they'd walk. I go good. I move up okay. Thank you and that always worked for me and I realized as I got older you know. It's not that I'm any smarter. It's just most people don't have the patience or the attitude or whatever to stick this out and that's you know I always looked. It's show business is a business not as a as a party thing. You know I mean I would when I was hosting the tonight show every night. You go home and you write the next day's monologue that night you don't go to Laker Games. You don't go to movie premieres you just write the jokes and when I would watch competitors for the most part they would do jokes for the first couple of months and then gradually they wouldn't have monologue. Hey y'all doing tonight. Good Yeah Yeah. We we gotta show for you tonight. Ah they really weren't saying anything to me. I realized that will never about me was about the jokes I always remember. One Guy said to me like you but I like some of the jokes you tell it pretty really funny. Okay great then. I realize it's about the product if they don't like you well. That's too bad. You're trying to make him like you but they don't like you. Hopefully they'll like the product and that's what I always worked for me. When you were coming up in stand up in Los Angeles Carson was pretty much a kingmaker like yeah exactly of everything he was yeah. Did you admire him as a performer as much as I always like any comedian that look normal normal and was funny without props you know I was never a big fan of the flower that squirts water in the lapel and all that kind of crap you know Zany Anush Zany wacky. I like people who just sort of started talking and Oh wow this is really funny. You know this is really good. You know what you know is shockingly. I mean for somebody like he retired when I was a kid so I only have like vague memories having watched them on tv a few times at when I like when he was on TV but watching his work now I'm struck by what Ah is very much being the host of the most important show and I don't. I don't mean like necessarily like well. See don't Oh forget before him. Comedians are usually funny looking right or if not funny looking odd looking like like Rodney like henny young men the Milton Berle with the mugging in the faces. He was had a boyish charm. That really worked worked he. Could you know back in the day. He could sell what you would call a racy joke something nobody else could get away with. He could get away with it because he had that sort impish boyish charm you know now. He's very very good and a lot of times. He didn't get the credit. You know people have said to me well when Johnny did there. Were only three networks he the only thing I know they put everything against him whether it was Merv Griffin and was Keith Brazil and I mean the new Jack Parr and I mean all these people and nobody nobody nobody could take him out he was he was really really the best. Did you think of him that way. As a time oh I thought it was very good yeah. I thought he was the one I admired most. Yes I mean I I remember in my high school graduation San. I'm going to go to California and hopefully be hosted tonight. Show I said no that's GONNA. Do you know everybody thought I was crazy. So at the reunion now I was a big hero. I mean that is crazy. That's crazy. Plan is a crazy point. It works for you. That is a crazy. They're not wrong longed for me but you know it's it's like if you have a thousand people throwing dice and Vegas. Eventually one guy is gonNA. Whoa he's GonNa think there's some magical adjective thing here because he he made it all the way through you know and that was Kinda. 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Hello there ghouls and gals. It Is II pro-war. I'm here to take you through the twisty scary heart pounding world of Genre Cinema on the exhilarating program known as switch lease the concept is so I invite a female filmmaker on each week and we discussed their favorite favorite genre film listening closely to hear past guests like the Baba duck director Jennifer Ken winter's bone director Debra Granik and so many others there's every Thursday on maximum dot tune-in if you did ed actually a very thought provoking show that deeply explored the craft and philosophy behind nfl making process while also examining film through the Lens of the female gaze so like you should listen switch. Please Mr you're listening to bowls. I'm Jesse Thorn when I'm in the studio with Jay Leno the longtime host of the tonight show now the host of Jay Leno's garage it's in its fifth season on CNBC NBC. How did you get the job as guest host of the tonight show. How did I get the Job Yeah. I mean obviously you were a very well respected standup comedy guest house. I remember at the time they were. It was about eight or nine people guest hosting and most of them had the same manager and the manager called me and said listen. WE'RE GONNA go to network and WE'RE GONNA ask for twenty five thousand dollars a show to host and I said you know I'm asking for five hundred eighteen dollars show that was scale. He goes well. That's stupid. I I don't know that's he goes. Look we can get it twenty five thousand dollar show okay now. All the guests hosts were about equal to each other out doing fine rating wise well. I knew Janis Company company paid for this show so Leno's doing okay what's his rants. Okay and what's this guy getting okay. This guy wants twenty five thousand and then once five hundred and eighteen. Why don't why are we going to let them? I mean it's very simple very simple. I never looked at I never once asked for a raise TV. I forgot was any good. I always lived on the money. I made his standup comedian. That was my thing that that's what I do for a living. That's my profession. If I'm lucky lucky enough to get a job in TV I will bank that money and I will save it and I will use it somewhere else but I'm going to live on. What I.
"jay leno" Discussed on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
"Comics of all time one of the biggest TV hosts in the history of TV hosts also a guy who by his own admission never got much love from critics the guy who got cast more or less as the villain in the late night battles with David Letterman Conan O'Brien all talk with them about those battles in the past now and he's more reflective selective but it's still hard to pierce the veil. It's hard to know how he feels about that stuff. One thing though is crystal-clear comes to Jay Leno. He loves to work above pretty much everything else so it won't surprise you to learn if he's spending what could be his retirement making a television show. It's called Jay Leno's garage it airs on. CNBC and it's not by accident that Jay has been doing this as long as he has is. He still a disarming interview still charming and Witty and quick on his feet. He's hilarious. He is very very good at what he does. Here's the episode from the newest season of Jay Leno's garage. He's talking with Charlie. Sheen and they're chatting about Charlie's role in the one thousand nine hundred eighty six car movie. Remember your kid. Who is when you come back as a car. It's it doesn't make a lot of sense to me still but it's a true stories obviously interested yes yeah. I've come back as this car but as a spirit wraith right to to seek revenge on the road gang that killed me of course all right okay my my brother works at a burger joint. My Ex love interest is now with the leader the gang so this is based on your own family hundred percent yeah you know because this is about the time platoon coming out right yes of course the Kademi award award-winning film. I shot this pit. Stop on the way to the Philippines to make La- tune so this came out in the theaters before platoon right came out and Oliver actually they went Oliver Stone wanting to saw it in the movie theater and called me so angrily afterwards. Why do you think this is going to ruin. He says you cannot do films like this. What is this movie about. What are you a car your car and perhaps you've ruined platoon jalen welcome to bulls. I'm really glad to have you on the show. Thanks that it was probably the most enthusiastic thank you ever received. Appreciate it well. I'm I I'm absolutely delighted that you've arrived at my door in costumes Jay Leno that's right. That's right. You're wearing your signature denim on denim. Yeah you know people say why this well. It's just because people we'll see you and that is a joke. They like one year is a joke. The writers gave me fifty two shirts one for every day of the week okay. Thanks you guys okay and then like every every sponsor. Oh we know you like Oh. We gave you a denim thing with our coca. Cola put emblem and I cut the emblem off and just wear the shirt so ultimately I I have at last count five hundred eighteen to these shirts and I think four hundred twelve pairs of jeans I'm not I'm not GonNa lie to you Jay. I've never met you in person. This is the first time I met you in person. You look very handsome in the shirt. I thank you thank you very much. Look very handsome. Compliments here is especially with the Silver Fox thing. You've got going on and that's really intentional. The Silver Hawks thing did you famous for driving around Los Angeles in unusual motor vehicles such shoe. Did you come here in a regular car or an unusual came here regular car because you don't bring anything unusual downtown. La Believe me you don't that's that's only for Burbank Yeah Yeah. It's really just yeah my cars. Leave going to big circle and then go back to the original location so I you know if they don't know where I'm going. I just take a regular car. I think a lot of people who are automotive enthusiasts are into like the most powerful fastest car or the car that projects the image image of the most power in fastness. Whether it's you know an Italian sports car or a you know an American muscle car. You're very well known for loving living cars from the brass era I like every kind of I liked noble failures. I like cars that were ahead of their time in their time. That didn't in quite make it you know yeah. I like anything unusual like you know my buddy of mine. He lives in. He lives in Holland. He has my favorite car car. It was it's called the Swan car. It was built for an Indian Maharajah and it has giant Swan head but this wanted is very the angry it shoots boiling water on pedestrians if they if they get out of it you present and it goes out of the mouth come to stream of scalding hot water view the people would literally so he would drive this thing with this big swan hand in the front and when people got close to the car he just press the button and and this boiling hot would come out in skull. The puppy ends of the street. They're horrible thing but it just it just made me laugh as great card AH perfect for. La Really you grew up to first and second generation immigrant parents write. Your father was Scott. Your mother Wisconsin town the funniest combination. It is a very unusual I mean. The Scots are known for their you know cold weather hardiness. Yeah you know the funny part was when I would go to my aunt Nettie House. That was my mother's sister. Would you scungy me like a school in it. She gave me the stale biscuit and then she'd say would you like Coca Cola Jimmy and she kept it in the cupboard and she'd say you know Jamie. It tastes tastes the same whether it's not seem refrigerated costs money it silly to put Coca Cola frigid and then she'd pour me this Kokin all the phys were becoming out of it as she port and I get the stale biscuit you know and I it was horrible. Then I go to the Italian side all my the Zonta in meatballs and it was funny because I was has always pulled in two directions you know as a little kid scotch people. They've got genie cheapie. Look at the Waist Jamie the Italian people only eight people here. There must be thirty five meatballs. That's that's crazy Jimmy to waste food like that. It's terrible thing you know and then the Italians have scotch people. They're all cheap Jane and whatever here five dollars you know and and both sides love me me equals. I guess but it was just funny to watch them. Each try to win me over with their own particular philosophy of of how life was and how you should live your life and it was just a just a funny experience. Just this is why this current situation with the immigrant thing just makes me so angry. Now living in America makes you inherently lazy and you always need that new blood to come in all the time when I used to go Jay walking. You know we'd not doors and ask people questions. I remember when to one the house and the grandfather who spoke only Spanish and he was dressed. Although he's of his house he had a sport coat on not expensive for anything but he he was dressed nicely and then his son who spoke Spanish and English came to the door to explain his father's and he was just kind of like I dress and then I met his teenage son who had like a F. U. T. Shirt on it some Kinda hat and he spoke no Spanish and he's had some video game but his hand wasn't paying attention and it just made me laugh to watch this degeneration as you become more American you get seduced by pizza and hamburgers and cars and rock and roll and it just to watch it sort of frivolous fairly fluid away you know and I it just it just I. I always remember that just made me laugh. You know you had an older brother who y went to Gail Law brothers in the service and so on and so forth and US ten years old if I remember right right it's going to be what are you gonNA. WanNa do with. Jr's remember my parents haven't that's. What are you going to do with James. I was like because I was not I was not I was not a good student in fact when I was in High School Guidance Counselor 'cause my mother and she says I'm sitting there. She Goes Mrs. Let let me ask. You haven't taken Jay out of school. No ought to teach you how to schooling in where he works at McDonalds. Doesn't you know they have that McDonnell university he could go to they would teach them how to make change. I'm going hey I'm in the room. Hey Hello and then he said something. That's to this day makes me laugh. He said you know Mrs. Leno education is not for everyone. Hey what are you doing so when I got the tonight show I actually voted Mr to kneel who was my guidance counselor at the time to come sit in the audience and I singled him out and I told that story just very funny doesn't sound funny to be it but it doesn't sound like a funny thing to have experienced. Oh it's please. It's alright. It's you know I was always pretty off off the cuff. I was no I'm. I'm pretty thick skin so it was. It just made me laugh. I'm sitting there. You Know Mrs Leno Education's not for everyone go hey. I'm in the room but I mean like re. Were you even thick-skinned like as a God knows I wasn't that I'm not that exciting now but I wasn't when when I was a teenager I mean I'm sure it affected me more than that. Well put it this way. It's it's funny in the telling. After you've been successful this I'm sure or if if if I was digging dishes and then guys scouser told me sounds told me to go dig ditches you know how did do.
"jay leno" Discussed on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen
"Right. You have a photo. This is amazing curious photo. This picture so much, and yours what will high ruminate over who could get hard Kelly. Honestly, you know, by the way of you could get it vintage Patel, and I'm gonna give Judd of forty five seconds interview redo to ask all the questions he wished that. He had asked Jay back in the day. I love it though. I wrote these down. Okay. Put forty five seconds on the clock. Go judge. Do you ever get sad? Yes. Yes. Where do you go on date nights? Where are they going date nights? It's been about thirty eight years. Yeah. You'd probably a movie movies. Always good movie. Always good. Do you think? Letterman took the whole thing too seriously. Yeah. He's a comic. I think a lot of what Dave was coming cheek people might look serious. But now, why do you love denim shirts? You know, what it is? I I had a couple. Yeah. Then is a gag people. Give you one and then when day the tonight show right is that all let's get him fifty two for every now I have five hundred five hundred eighteen. Everybody gives what? The buzzer. By the way. You look good in ten looks good. Thank you very much. I'm second both of my Gusta beard on James Lipton's inside the actors studio also on Bravo. But this show is nothing like Lipton's because my lawyers said it can't be. So here's what incentive is a Jay Leno. All right. I'm going to use his voice and asking you questions as we go outside the comedian studio Judd, if you had to go without oral sex or never having a sense of humor for the rest of your life. Which would you choose? We don't get all sex humans. Very john. What is one subject matter? You would never go near for a joke. Oh, what subject matter Orel sex? Do either of you have a go-to knock knock joke. No, no. Then they'll if you're not a comedian does give it go ahead. I'm going to get it wrong. Knock knock who's there? Impatient. Cow patients. That's good. What is your absolute favorite city to perform stand up either of Madison, Wisconsin, really comedy unstinting Vegas? I like any city where I can see the airport from the stage. My plane is right over there. Thank you. Least favorite city to perform in either of you least favor. I don't really lease. I love America. Really? The cities is one subject matter. Oe already asked you that. Okay. Thank you very much. Because I got enough heckling house wiser unions. We should get you to do. You know, something we should do that. We should we should work with you. And get you to do stand up. It'd be interesting because if you have the look. I think it'd be fun. It'd be lights like Pygmalion. Yes. Okay. I wanna see what sort of hijinks I'm missing out on with a round of drink up. Stand up. I'm going to read you both a standup comedy related. Never have I ever statement. Okay. If you've done the thing tell us by drinking up. Okay. Never have I ever gotten a fight with a heckler in the middle of a performance. If you've done it you drink. Okay. Maybe Judd has never ever ever heard. Someone else performing a joke. They stole from me. Align time. Never have. I ever said it's great to be here in to the wrong city. She did that. Oh, yeah. Yeah. Okay. Never ever heard an other comedians talking daddy about knee backstage. Oh, yes. You have. Yes. Never ever ever made a joke about my significant other while she was in the crowd and pissed her off. John has done. This never ever ever told a fellow comedian. How mazing his or her set was when I actually hated. Yes. J guzzling again never ever been bumped during his show because a more famous comedian dropped by to do a set. Oh, yeah. Who why who did you have you guys got I got bumped by dice and re remind the same night. Wow. That's a double header by Richard prior. I would follow real Richie all the time. Really? That's amazing. Thank you for. Do you said you started out writing jokes for Roseanne? Do you think you will ever work together? Again. I have not heard from her lately. Yes..
"jay leno" Discussed on Elvis Duran and the Morning Show
"My father passed away. He put in for living. I made it. I was a lawyer on Wall Street, and like I was doing these big merger deals for firm. That sounds like a lot of fun. It was like a minute. Exactly. It's like nothing like going through a four hundred page merger document. And and then I started to write jokes as a hobby. I don't know why I actually started to make films short films when I get out from ideas I hadn't law school anyway. So I'm reading these jokes. And then Jay Leno is the private entertainment at a function that might firm was invited to I was working on light. I was like I don't have time. And I'm like, you know, what I'm gonna go. I'm just gonna go. And so he does that thing. And I go up to him, and I have like twelve pages of jokes with like ten jokes page tonnage oaks, and I go up to him, and I go, I don't know if you need jokes tonight show monologue, but I'm a big fan. You can have. It was really like. Like somebody grabbed his throat like a balloon. It was like they let a helium out of his head. I just wanna go breed. Okay. And then two days later my phone rings and this happens on the phone. Hello. Hey, Jay Leno. And I and I'm like, I take a beat. And I go what he goes. Jay leno. And I thought it was my friend David doesn't pressures on I told him that I met Jay Leno. And he was like pumpkin me. Right. And I go. Yeah. Really funny. David. He goes, Jay Leno. I actually said to Jay Leno. You do a lousy Jay Leno. This is the worst. Jay leno. I've ever heard. The great that he goes he goes, I registered and I need stuff for the monologue. And I'll Har you something pay per joke. And he goes what do you do for living? I go on the lorry goes, I knew it. You're right. Like, a lawyer you too wordy. He goes to the punchline already like four lines. The best advice you've ever received yet. The best advice. I ever got from him was if you're going to do this full time stand up do not by anything. And in just for yourself of anything that requires money or commitment because then you're going to have to get a day job or two, and you're not going to be able to focus on being a stand up. One hundred percent of the time and slow down your progress. You know, Paul it's really important to to kind of emphasize everything you've been talking about because this is kind of a commitment to our our listeners. And we want them to know that there's a world that that's waiting for them out there if they're in a job, they don't like. Yeah. Or they're in this there on the on the tribe. You have the treadmill? They're not moving anywhere in the running and running and getting anywhere in life. There. Our side hustles. There are other things you can do your dreams. Can't come true. You don't have to be stuck in the same thing on the rest of your life. I'm so glad you said that because I this is something I like to talk about. You know, you read sometimes like so and so percents history. Many he got it. And it's not like that. It's scary. There's a lot of doubt. And I never was. And I had like a midlife crisis in my late twenties. Because I had always had it figured out societies. Like, you do do be do see, you know, you get your job you worked twenty years your tires partner. And you go to Florida, right? Right. And that's kind of the Panthers on ahead of beautiful two bedroom. Co-op on the Upper West side at a sub head like really nice ahead..
"jay leno" Discussed on Talk 1260 KTRC
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"jay leno" Discussed on BizTalk Radio
"What i mean you know they like comedy and they want to be entertained that night but when you have a corporate audience and you'd be opportunity to learn what sane and to write your materials show specifically that really resonates famine it's truly memorable that to me is what a great opportunity so if i can find out about you know what the company makes in the company culture and the company history and all these other things that they're dealing with on a day to day basis i can customize that material that comedy survey walk out of there and go like wow that guy that guy really put because that's what they're going to actually a great when you know name comedian comes in and does that but if i can write the material specific to them that means a lot that means means much more audience and then i you know one of the big things that i do is content i bring in a lot of content and so they're getting content they're getting comedy it's all customized and that's what i that's what i like to do to create that that package for them and a lot of meetings i'll do multiple characters i might do three to five characters i'll be trump i'll be austin powers i'll be dr phil close the show with the big award thing is jay leno let's let's do a little bit of that because i was going through the west you've got a ton of people start out with leno and then i have a particular industry but go ahead talk about kind of a little bit of jay leno about jay leno beach impediment when he hey guys how are you so i love him i also had a severe speech impediment as a child so i had to overcome that to to do to be able to be a performer so i any time i hear someone with a speech impediment like he's a little bit of a les speaking we go right to that but i hear that in my ear and that makes sense in a way because having to overcome that i get you really good you really paying attention to speech patterns and stuff much more than a lot of people that don't have that difficulty they don't think about it as much.
"jay leno" Discussed on RobinLynne
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"jay leno" Discussed on VIBES-LIVE
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"jay leno" Discussed on 3D Printing Today
"Myself isn't jay leno this is not jail longer jay leno got his own skandia jay leno would take it to a machinist who would cut a brand new part it would have his machinist through it right and so i look at the party kenneth up what the heck are my own time without telling him i jumped into fusion 360 and about ten minutes later but i have the part and i looked at the pardon it's like 'perfect little to perfect an idea night i said bolton with the we even tell him i'll just try printing it and i look at the had printing and i thought you know what the heck with printing it as a single part because if he's could gonna put it into a mould burn it out with the heck cares so i chopped the flange off the top and printed the flange separate from the bathtub shape which needed no supports at all so now i got perfection absolute perfect part and i glue the two pieces back together and i show it to amuse like he stunned who's totally stunned about it and it came out perfect and so he there's there's a lot of times when scanning is just not viable solution anna i have to say that's most of the time well four mechanical things that are our of relatively simple geometry particularly older things like that i mean they didn't have cnc machines when that part neil went when the pattern was made for that originally yeah so everything had to be pretty simple back then because a pattern maker had to be able to do it and uh you know it's not that there were there weren't uh you know elegant touches to two things but things were relatively simple compared to what they are now um so they reveal the the the part was originally forged the and it wasn't cut to where there was no sea inlet he forged cast ballots cast tennis cast in a had like you know deforms deformities in it which is crazy because the flange had a sit on the surface of the of the engine with no gaskets had he of it just right for the flanders lapped the flat before after it was cast royal so now it's absolutely perfect the problem the guy has now his fourth wanna talk to you about it is we can't find somebody who cast.
"jay leno" Discussed on RobinLynne
"Reject offers lower producer you can reach me on facebook jay leno bellamy or twitter g building museum with regard thousand website did asked me to turn were my genius who huawei obviously as news what i waco morris what i go to bed too is music recording vogel madam vans and arranging bogle rain reindeer these are among as moment you've got one my mikey's chapters knowing that type of solution in his province of trang out the mind the trying to create can't quite eating you bring it to be and it's always awesome threw him where he and get that out of the policy that will be one of my dini's someone day megan they hit a quick hey quite play it and he comes to me in in san awesome is being repack ingrisch world dot com or give me this opportunity to share with you the genius me the.
"jay leno" Discussed on VIBES-LIVE
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"jay leno" Discussed on WCBS-FM 101.1
"Jeff yang sonos this jay leno and stole his day why though this year my girl the the ooh the did you no no competitions town rian johnson oleg woods get back now there and all come on the pierre the no no don't you as there the and the no cbs ed van new yards is here it's been taylor share all the music is removing the morning el worry better days are common it's called saturday and sunday as goes on now.