David Letterman

David Letterman Was Too in Awe of Barack Obama to Conduct an Engaging Interview

David Letterman is back in the interviewer's chair for his six-episode series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, which premiered on Netflix Friday. The show's title is…
Drew Salisbury / January 12, 2018

Watch Obama Talk About Dancing With Prince in Clip From David Letterman’s New Netflix Show

In his first talk-show appearance since leaving office last January, Barack Obama confesses to flaunting his dad dance moves during a Prince performance at the White House. In…
Monique Melendez / January 10, 2018

Jay-Z, Barack Obama Announced as Guests on Letterman’s Netflix Series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction

David Letterman is set to return to television next week with the the premier of his new Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.
Jordan Freiman / January 5, 2018

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Warren Zevon at David Letterman’s Mark Twain Prize Ceremony

David Letterman was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center last night, in a ceremony which included appearances from Bill Murray, Steve…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 23, 2017

David Letterman Un-Retires With New Netflix Show

David Letterman retired just long enough to grow a beard like Michael Stipe's, and now he's signed on for a Netflix show. The as-yet-untitled series is expected to…
Anna Gaca / August 8, 2017

Eddie Vedder Will Honor David Letterman at Mark Twain Prize Ceremony

Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder will pay tribute to David Letterman at the ceremony for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center…
Taylor Berman / July 22, 2017

David Letterman Shared a Very Sweet Eddie Vedder Story While Inducting Pearl Jam Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Neil Young couldn't induct Pearl Jam into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame due to illness, but his replacement David Letterman offered a solid consolation.
Brian Josephs / April 10, 2017

11 Unforgettable Moments From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Ceremony

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2017 on Friday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Folk icon and social justice activist…
Joe Lynch, Billboard / April 8, 2017

David Letterman to Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame After Neil Young Drops Out Due to Illness

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced that Neil Young will no longer be inducting grunge heroes Pearl Jam in this year's ceremony, due…
Brian Josephs / April 5, 2017

Michael Stipe and David Letterman Look the Same Now

Earlier this week, New York editor (and former SPIN staffer!) David Marchese published an excellent interview with David Letterman, who is now happily retired and brimming…
Jeremy Gordon / March 8, 2017

Foo Fighters Close Out Last ‘Letterman’ with ‘Everlong’

Following their first performance of "Everlong" on The Late Show with David Letterman 15 years ago while the host was recovering from open-heart surgery, the Foo…
Harley Brown / May 21, 2015

Eddie Vedder Kicks Off Letterman’s Last Week With ‘Better Man’

Monday night marked David Letterman's third-to-last appearance as the host of the Late Show, and he continued his streak of stellar, sentimental guest musicians by having Pearl…
James Grebey / May 19, 2015

Tom Waits Pays Tribute to Departing David Letterman on New Song

Celebrated weirdo Tom Waits (whose 1985 Rain Dogs album SPIN recently named one of the 300 greatest of the last 30 years) and talk show…
Dan Weiss / May 15, 2015

First Aid Kit Treat ‘Letterman’ to Nostalgic Cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘America’

David Letterman's final days at the Late Show are already plenty nostalgic, but last night, First Aid Kit serenaded the legendary host with an especially touching throwback —…
James Grebey / May 8, 2015

Future Islands Make Glorious ‘Letterman’ Return and Release New Song

The last time Future Islands were on Late Show With David Letterman, it was a sight to behold. The Baltimore group's groovy synthpop and lead singer…
James Grebey / April 29, 2015
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