The kid’s alright

I have watched Seth Meyers on Late Night since he took over the time slot.

His monologue was awkward,  and the producers wisely ditched it a couple of months ago.

But his interview skills put most of his competitors to shame.

Case in point: his recent sitdown with Ellen Page.

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Page was on the program to promote her movie Freeheld, the true story of a dying  woman’s fight to leave her pension benefits to her lesbian partner.

Page was focused  and somber; you could see her talking points reflected in her eyes. Seth was respectful of the film’s subject matter, but injected humor at just the right beats.

Jimmy Fallon? Take a look and take a lesson.

This is how you do it.

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One response to “The kid’s alright

  1. I haven’t watched Seth Meyer or Jimmy Fallon, other than short snippets of Fallon’s antics on YouTube. I thoroughly enjoy his silly games and contests (wheel of impressions, lip sync battles), but I can see where maybe something a little classier would be appreciated.

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