Oct 242009

I’m not a huge fan of Jay Leno (he’s just a little too free with the gay jokes) and have only watched his new prime time show a couple of times, but our First Lady sure looked good (dare I say hot?) when she appeared on the show last night…

I have so much admiration and respect for this lady. She really has it together, doesn’t she? I said way back during the campaign that she was going to make a heck of a First Lady, and I was right.

I don’t know how long it will be before NBC has YouTube take the video down, so enjoy it while you can. I also apologize for posting three videos in as many posts, but I thought this one warranted the exception.

UPDATE: As expected, NBC made YouTube take the video down. Here it is, in two parts (with commercials), directly from NBC:


Mama McCain on Rush

 Posted by at 11:41  Politics, Republicans
May 142009

Did you catch Roberta McCain on Leno last night? I watched bits and pieces of it. I did see her telling everybody what a mean and nasty man Keith Olbermann is. Then there was her opinion of Republican Dear Leader Rush Limbaugh…

Not bad for 97 years old, huh?

Anyway… Mrs. McCain’s little spiel brought up a couple of questions:

  1. Exactly how many Republican parties are there?
  2. How long will it be before she apologizes to Dear Leader Limbaugh?


UPDATE: Rush’s response (pure class, as always)…

On his show Thursday, Limbaugh made clear he found the criticism quite amusing.

“Sending Sen. McCain’s mother out to dump on me?” Limbaugh said, laughing. “I love it.”


The Leno Show

 Posted by at 10:27  Entertainment, Politics
Mar 202009

Just in case you somehow missed it and have not yet seen it elsewhere, here is last night’s Tonight Show with Jay Leno on which the guest was the President of the United States, The Honorable Barack Obama…

(The actual interview starts at about 13 minutes and 30 seconds into the video, at the second little dot.)

For those who are unable to view video from hulu:


Oct 162008

“I don’t know many plumbers who are making $250,000 a year and worried about it. We’re kind of worried about Joe the fireman, Joe the policeman, Joe the real plumber with a license.” — Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden, during his appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, October 16, 2008.

UPDATE: I confiscated (borrowed, stole, whatever) this graphic from just bob. It fit this post so perfectly that there was no way I could just pass it up. Thanks, just bob! (You can click on it to make it bigger.)


Apr 032008

Hillary Clinton joins Jay Leno tonight. The show has already been taped…

Clinton Appears on “The Tonight Show”

Hillary Clinton and Jay Leno
Hillary Clinton and Jay Leno

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton made fun of herself Thursday, telling “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno she almost didn’t make it to his studio.

“It is so great to be here, I was so worried I wasn’t going to make it. I was pinned down by sniper fire,” Clinton said after joining him onstage, referring to her claims – since disputed – that she dodged sniper bullets while arriving in Bosnia as first lady. Clinton later said she had “misspoke.”

As she entered, Leno’s band played the “Rocky” theme, jumping off her statement this week that she is the underdog in the Democratic nominating contest against Barack Obama, just like the fictitious boxer was against his opponent in the Oscar-winning movie.

“This has been such a mismatch of words and action,” Clinton continued. “Obviously I’ve been so privileged to represent our country in more than 80 other countries, lots of war zones. I wrote about it in my book and obviously had a lapse. But here I am, safe and sound.”

Leno asked how much sleep Clinton was getting. “Answering the phone at 3:00, that’s gotta be tough,” he joked, referring to her campaign commercials that ask which candidate would be the best prepared as president for middle-of-the-night emergencies.

“It happens every single night. Someone calls up and they have something to say. You’ve got to stop calling me,” Clinton told Leno.

Letterman has Renée Zellweger. I’ve always preferred Letterman over Leno.

Just saying.

Jan 062008

We’ve already mentioned that Mike Huckabee will appear on Late Night with David Letterman tomorrow night. Now we find that Ron Paul will be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Seems he’s upset that the Giuliani Fox News Channel didn’t invite him to their little party debate this evening. Revenge is sweet.

Paul on Leno Tomorrow

Ron Paul
Ron Paul

Being spurned by Fox News and excluded from their forum tonight may be the best thing that ever happened to the Ron Paul campaign.

He will appear Monday night on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” to talk to millions about his exclusion from the Fox event, which will be seen by far fewer.

Paul, who raised more in primary contributions than any other [Republican] candidate last quarter, with $19.7 million, is chartering a plane out of the Manchester airport in an hour to fly to Los Angeles for the interview…

Paul campaign spokesman Jesse Benton said the invitation from Leno came on Saturday, when it became clear Fox would not let Paul take part in their debate.

Paul also waged his own protest against Fox when he hired a production company to tape his own town hall forum, which aired live this evening, just before the Fox debate, on both a New Hampshire public access station and the Internet.

This will be the Texas congressman and retired OB-GYN’s second trip to Burbank to sit on Jay’s couch since Halloween.

Interesting late night talk show guests must be hard to come by these days.