Netflixs My Next Guest Needs No Introduction proves the world still needs David Letterman
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When David Letterman left the Late Show in 2015, it felt like a generational changing of the guard. After over three decades as a late-night host, the comedian was stepping away, letting Stephen Colbert reinvent the show while Letterman enjoyed the free time to do, well, nothing other than grow a really serious beard. So when Netflix announced last year that he would be coming out of retirement to host a talk show, it raised a couple of questions. What could Letterman do outside the limitations of network television that he hadnt already done, and would a David Letterman series still seem relevant given that the late-night world has moved on?
The first episode of the show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman, is…