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Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican senator who forced the recent government shutdown will appear on "The Tonight Show" Nov. 8 to"discuss the recent government shutdown, the debt ceiling, the gridlock in Washington and the current state of the Republican Party."
Of course, Cruz can talk. Remember his many-hours-long quasi-fillibuster that led up to the shutdown, which he seems to be taking credit for? (He's certainly been getting the blame...) Maybe Jay wants to get out that old hourglass he used when Bill Clinton first came on the show nearly a quarter century ago.
Johnny Carson's former lawyer, Henry Bushkin, has written a book on his onetime friend and boss (who died in 2005), which was published Tuesday and embargoed by the publisher until that date, though certainly some details have already leaked out:
Probably the biggest, I suppose: That Carson had tried to hit on a mobster's girlfriend (a so-called "goomah . . ." ) and then the mobster...Read more »
Earlier this week, Tuesday to be exact, "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" named Josh Lieb as the top producer as well as chief of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," which arrives Feb. 17.
This was one of those moves that instantly raised eyebrows, questions and chatter: Why would Fallon change producers now after earlier naming "Late Night" veteran Amy Ozols...Read more »