Hindsight

Executive Producer Rob Burnett tweeted that it was merely “show business.”

More like a missed opportunity.

 The day after the emotional final episode of The Late Show with David Letterman, crews reportedly quickly dismantled the legendary set, throwing much of it into dumpsters.

Dumpsters!

While I’m sure Letterman and his team took what they wanted before the demolition, think of the monies that could have been raised — for charity, no less — by letting the general public purchase a piece of the show’s 33-year history.

I can’t believe I am the only one to think of that.

That charitable contribution would have been yet another exclamation point in Letterman’s legacy.

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3 responses to “Hindsight

  1. Truly sad that most of it ended up as trash! We are such a disposable society – a little forethought could have turned that set into a nice sum of funds for a lot of charities, and at the same time been saved for other uses. Has anyone tfrom the show heard of “sustainable”?????

  2. Disappointing. Like someone shouting, “NEXT!” from the exec’s office.

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