Category Archives: Carson Classic

Richard Binckley: The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson- Burt Reynolds: 8/02/1978

Source: The Daily Review Burt Reynolds, the master of action/comedy who was a basically a comedian himself who didn’t do standup ( except when he was sitting down being interviewed ) being interviewed by the master of the late show … Continue reading

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Drew David: The Tonight Show Johnny Carson- Shelley Winters in 1987

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Drew David: The Tonight Show Johnny Carson- Shelley Winters in 1987 If Shelley Winters wasn’t the great actress that she was, she probably would have been a standup comedian, or … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: The Tonight Show- Jim Garrison vs Johnny Carson- January 31st, 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: David Von Pein: The Tonight Show: Jim Garrison vs Johnny Carson, January 31st, 1968 I always found it interesting about Jim Garrison and why would a New Orleans District Attorney … Continue reading

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Johnny Carson: Johnny Carson’s Best Moments on Politics on The Tonight Show

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I haven’t seen them all, but I believe my favorite Johnny Carson political skit is the politician under the lie detector. Because that plays so well with today’s American politics … Continue reading

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Johnny Carson: Ronald Reagan’s Funny Return to California: January 4, 1989

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Johnny Carson: Ronald Reagan’s Funny Return to California: January 4, 1989 I think Johnny’s best line here was about President Reagan reaching a deal with Random House to write his … Continue reading

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CBS News: 60 Minutes Mike Wallace- Interviewing The King of Late Night Johnny Carson: In 1979

Source: The Daily Review The perfect interviewer Mike Wallace interviewing the perfect late show talk show host Johnny Carson in 1979. I can’t think of a better combination here other than maybe Mike Wallace interviewing Cary Grant, or someone like … Continue reading

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Classic Comedy Bits: Johnny Carson Standup in 1964

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Not the best Johnny Carson performance I’ve ever heard and I’m a fairly big fan of his. Not his biggest fan or his tallest fan. There are Carson … Continue reading

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