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ELN Throwback: The Time We Gave Medals For The Monologue

ELN Throwback: The Time We Gave Medals For The Monologue

Background: This was the third full length show for the cast and crew.  It was during this installment of our show that I really felt we were starting to hit our stride.  Our first show was magic, the second had some kinks, but many would later call this one the very best show we ever did.

The Final "Nightly Show:" How Jon Stewart Helped Larry Wilmore Close Out His Final Show

The Final "Nightly Show:" How Jon Stewart Helped Larry Wilmore Close Out His Final Show

"However, the most specific of testimonial love was saved for Wilmore himself, as Stewart told Wilmore that "a wise man once told him that cancellation does not equal failure," reminding the host that comedic legacies have a way of outliving a show's expiration date.

A series of words that really seemed to touch Wilmore."

That Time "Matthew McConaughey" Gave Me Some Advice

That Time "Matthew McConaughey" Gave Me Some Advice

And like any problem in late night television, all problems or limitations are really just creative blessings in disguise.  I came up with the concept of doing some pre-recorded audio segments where I could still stay on stage and interact with my own impressions.  This segment aired back in July 2012 and I can now say that we had the foresight of booking "Matthew McConaughey" before he became a big-time Oscar winner.