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The Digital Life with Kevin Lockett
Talking David Letterman with Biographer Jason Zinoman
August 18, 2017 Kevin Lockett

As David Letterman made his return on Howard Stern as well as prepping for a new show on Netflix, Kevin Lockett talks to New York Times writer Jason Zinoman in his book: Letterman, The Last Giant of Late Night. During their conversation, Kevin and Jason discuss how Dave's dad was a major influence on his comedy career, The underrated importance of Merrill Markoe on Late Night . How his heart bypass impacted Letterman's openness on TV and Jay Leno's use of the word "kindness." Before any this, the conversation starts with a look at former Letterman guest, Dave Chappelle. Be sure to follow Jason at @Zinoman on Twitter.

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