Tag Archives: show business

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.

Breakup to makeup

From the outside looking in, the business of show seems like it gets smaller all the time.

Actors and directors want to work with folks they like.  So once they have a good experience, they get paired up again and again. Relationships form. Money is made.

Endings are happy.

Until things go wrong…and that ‘small world’ can turn around and bite you in the butt.

But if you’re lucky — and you and your ex- are both funny — being forced to work together after the breakup can be fun for everyone.

So glad we get to watch!