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The Late Movies: Late Night Hosts on Late Night Shows That Aren’t Their Own

In need of content during the 2007-2008 Writer’s Guild of America strike, comedians Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and Conan O’Brien created an elaborate faux feud to attract viewers, which culminated in a mock battle between the three hosts on the set of Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Though perhaps the most elaborate, this was far [...]

Rest in Peace, Clarence Clemons

Editor’s Note: E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons has died of complications from a stroke, CNN reported tonight. To honor the Big Man’s life and legacy, here are some video clips Erica Palan assembled back in January to celebrate Clarence’s 69th birthday. He’ll certainly be missed around here. Meeting Bruce Springsteen During an interview in 2009, Clemons [...]

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Clarence Clemons!

If Bruce Springsteen is the face of the E Street Band, Clarence Clemons is its not-so-secret weapon. A hugely talented saxophonist, Clemons met Springsteen in 1971 and together they formed one of the greatest, most popular bands in the history of rock and roll. Additionally, Clemons is an actor and an author. Today, Clemons, known [...]

The Late Movies: Steve Martin

Last week, Steve Martin graced the set of The Colbert Report to talk about his latest book, An Object of Beauty, a novel about the NYC art scene. For Martin, an amateur art collector himself, this is the latest chapter in an incredibly diverse and influential career. Tonight for The Late Movies, here are some [...]

The Late Movies: Feist’s “The Reminder”

Musician Leslie Feist released the album The Reminder in 2007. I was recently reminded that it’s still awesome, so tonight, here are live versions of all its songs, in album order. Enjoy! 1. So Sorry Live in Quebec City. Some French banter and audience participation starts it off. 2. I Feel It All With a backing band of five [...]