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Here's Elaine Stritch Yelling at Her Pool Boy David Letterman in a Classic Clip

In honor of the passing of Broadway great Elaine Stritch, CBS's Late Show uploaded these super funny segments from a 1996 episode in which Stritch sporadically interrupted the show to scream at her pool boy, David Letterman.

Paul Rudd Went to a Bachelor Party in Ireland and Embarrassed Himself

On last night's Late Show, guest Paul Rudd told a story about going to Ireland for a bachelor party only to be the laughingstock of Killybegs for a day. Click through for another part of the interview, in which both Rudd and Letterman admit they don't have a ton of World Cup knowledge.

Louis C.K. Talks 'Louie' and Letterman's Retirement on 'Late Show'

Louis C.K. was a guest on last night's Late Show, where he talked about the upcoming 14-episode season of Louie, why he hates editing shots of himself for hours, and why it "sucks balls" Letterman is leaving next year.

Letterman Asks Tony Hale for an 'Arrested Development' Movie Update

On Friday, David Letterman tried to fish for an update from Veep's Tony Hale about whether or not an Arrested Development movie is happening in the most straight-talk way possible: "I'm tired of hearing about what a genius Mitch Hurwitz is. I'm just tired of it." Apparently Hale knows as much as the rest of the internet does, which is to say he has no idea but seems more than game to be part of it.

Amy Schumer Talks Touring and Dove Soap Commercials on 'Letterman'

Amy Schumer was a guest on last night's Letterman, where she talked about touring on the road as well as those Dove soap commercials featuring real-figured ladies who seem reluctant to have agreed to be on TV in their underwear. Also, according to Letterman, women have changed physiologically over the years — you can't argue with science like that.

Nathan Fielder Shows David Letterman His Green Card

Here's a clip from David Letterman's interview with Nathan Fielder last night, in which Fielder shows him the "unfortunate typo" on his green card and explains why it's more of a problem for border guards than it is for him. Click through for another clip from the interview.

Dana Carvey Turns Into Johnny Carson on 'Letterman'

Here's a clip from last night's Late Show, in which Letterman asks guest Dana Carvey to bring out his spot-on Johnny Carson impersonation. Click through for more clips from the interview, including Carvey's Michael Caine impersonation and a story about his anti-computer 90-year-old dad.

Watch Stephen Colbert and David Letterman Have a Chat on 'Late Show'

Letterman's Late Show successor Stephen Colbert was a guest on the show last night, and the two talked about the time Colbert accidentally landed an internship at the show, much to the dismay of his college girlfriend. Click through to watch Colbert recite a Top 10 list he and his writing partner Paul Dinello submitted to the show in 1997 just before they got a series order for Strangers with Candy.

The Comedy Community Reacts to Letterman's Retirement Announcement

After news broke of David Letterman's retirement yesterday, the internet exploded with reactions from his fellow late night hosts, those who know him personally, and the countless others who credit him as one of their earliest comedy influences. With that, here's a collection of some of the many praises and displays of gratitude offered up by the standups, late night hosts, and even presidents in honor of all the unforgettable entertainment Letterman's provided us over the years.

Michael Keaton Remembers Harold Ramis the Buddhist on 'Letterman'

During his interview with Letterman last night, Michael Keaton told a short but sweet story about working with the recently deceased Harold Ramis, who directed him in the 1996 clone comedy Multiplicity. According to Keaton, Ramis had become a Buddhist by then, which made him way more laid-back than the average movie director.

Joan Rivers Explains Her CNN Interview Walkout on 'Late Show'

On last night's Late Show, Letterman asked guest Joan Rivers about her recent walkout during a CNN interview she felt was too negative and even turned the tables on her at the end of their chat. Click through to watch the second part from the interview.

Dave Chappelle Talks with Letterman About Quitting 'Chappelle's Show'

At long last, Dave Chappelle made his return to late night after six years on last night's Late Show, where he talked with Letterman about why he quit Chappelle's Show ("Technically, I never quit. I'm seven years late for work"), how long he was actually in South Africa, and the difference between having $10 million and $50 million dollars.

Stephen Colbert Is a Guest on 'Late Show with David Letterman' Next Week

CBS announced today that next Tuesday, April 22nd, Stephen Colbert will be paying a visit to David Letterman at Late Show for the first time since the network announced Colbert would be replacing Letterman as Late Show host in 2015. Click through to watch Colbert's last visit to the Letterman desk from December.

Bill Murray Crosses off Some Bucket List Goals on 'Late Show'

Last night, Bill Murray paid a visit to Late Show to knock out a couple of his bucket list items. Above, he takes over the show (which, in Bill Murray terms, means taking over one monologue joke), and below, he has Letterman read him a very complimentary note, then he also meets the one and only Lady Gaga and jumps on the selfie opportunity.