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Adam Resnick Looks Back on His Days as a 'Letterman' Intern

Here's a clip from Adam Resnick's visit to last night's Late Show, where he reminisces about the days he worked for the show as an intern and a particular errand involving soup that didn't go very well. Watch Resnick read an excerpt from his book Will Not Attend about some heartwarming Disney World memories below:

Steve Carell and David Letterman Talk Artificial Hips and Noses

Steve Carell was a guest on last night's Late Show, where he had nothing but positive things to say about the artificial hip he got a year ago: "I love it. I'm so happy with my hip." Click through to watch Carell talk about another artificial body part he wore in Foxcatcher and how he filled it up with fake cocaine:

Martin Short Sings About His New Plastic Surgery Body on 'Late Show'

Martin Short was a guest on last night's Late Show, where he treated Letterman to a live performance of a song dedicated to one of Hollywood's biggest legends — plastic surgery. Watch some clips from Short's interview at the desk below:

Jenny Slate Sings as Marcel the Shell on 'Late Show'

Jenny Slate has a brand new Marcel the Shell book coming out next week, and during last night's Late Show she explained Marcel's origins to Letterman and even sang a sad little song in character called "My Mother Got Lost in the Rug."

Aziz Ansari Explains Why He's a Feminist on 'Late Show'

During his visit to last night's Late Show, Aziz Ansari told David Letterman why he identifies as a feminist — which, it turns out, has less to do with today's stereotype of what a feminist is and more to do with its working dictionary definition: "You're a feminist if you go to a Jay-Z and Beyonce concert, and you're not like 'Mmm, I feel like Beyonce should get 23% less money than Jay-Z. Also, I don't think Beyonce should have the right to vote, and why is Beyonce singing and dancing? Shouldn't she make Jay a steak? I'm sure he's very tired after walking and rapping those two songs.'" Watch [...]

Amy Sedaris Updates David Letterman on Her Pet Rabbit Tina

Here's a clip from Late Show regular Amy Sedaris's visit with Letterman last night, in which she grills the late night host about his recent decision to get a second dog and updates him on her destructive rabbit Tina, who is apparently about the size of "an Italian meatloaf or maybe a small roasting chicken."

Amy Schumer Lures David Letterman Out of Sobriety

Amy Schumer is always a delight when she visits David Letterman, and Friday's Late Show was no different. In fact, Letterman has become such a big Schumer fan that he undid nearly 40 years of sobriety just to knock back some J&B with her. Watch more from Schumer's interview below:

Jim Carrey Gets Trapped in a Claw Machine on 'Late Show'

There was a bit of a mishap before Jim Carrey's interview on Late Show last night when he found an Academy Award in a claw machine backstage and couldn't resist trying to win it for himself. Watch more of Carrey's interview below, where he screens Letterman for Ebola, shows off his Matthew McConaughey impersonation, and looks back on the strange day he auditioned for Saturday Night Live.

Bill Murray Trains for the NYC Marathon on 'Late Show'

Bill Murray paid a visit to the Late Show desk last night, where he decided mid-interview that he needed to get a run in. Watch more from Murray's interview below, which covers everything from his thoughts on the all-women Ghostbusters reboot to Murray's recent appearance at George Clooney's wedding.

Inside the Confusing Origins of David Letterman's Top Ten List

The following excerpt is reprinted with permission from Brian Abrams's new book AND NOW…An Oral History of "Late Night with David Letterman," 1982-1983, which is currently available to purchase at Amazon Kindle Singles.

By the summer of 1985, head writer Steve O’Donnell was no longer scouring for new personnel to come up with remote concepts and “Viewer Mail” pieces. (Monologue material stayed plentiful, as staffer Gerry Mulligan continued to oversee that part of the show.) Including co-creators Merrill Markoe and David Letterman, 13 individuals populated the writers’ room, and submissions from prospective writers continued to stack high on O’Donnell’s desk. An unassuming 23-year-old Tufts University grad named [...]

James Corden Talks 'Late Late Show' with David Letterman

Next year's new host of The Late Late Show James Corden was a guest on Friday's Late Show, where he told Letterman all about how it felt to get the gig and what his father thought once he told him about its 12:30am time slot. Watch more from the interview below:

Rob Riggle Looks Back on His First Day in Afghanistan on 'Late Show'

During his visit to last night's Late Show, Rob Riggle looked back on the first time he went to Afghanistan with the Marine Corps — just three months after 9/11 — and Letterman was quick to put things in perspective: "You do a beautiful job of describing it. It is vivid and we all feel the terror and the fear and the pit in the stomach of the unknown…and then now you're in Dumb and Dumber To?"

Amy Poehler Shares Her 'Parks and Rec' Finale Fantasy on 'Late Show'

Here's a clip from Amy Poehler's visit to last night's Late Show, where she confesses to being a little worried about how she'll act when the Parks and Rec cast and crew tape the series finale episode and tells Letterman that after the show she plans to "take a little time and digest this great experience." Watch more from Poehler's interview below:

Key and Peele Teach Letterman How to Bro Hug

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were guests on Friday's Late Show, where they told Letterman about the inspiration for their "Obama Meet & Greet" sketch, gave him a complete lesson in bro hugs, and did a bit as their recurring valet characters — who, it turns out, are really into Paulie Shafes. Watch more from their interview below: