What should you answer if you are a Late Night Host


A different perspective to the famous Proust/Pivot/Lipton questionnaire; a way to tackle the questions with a cheat sheet. Use this shortcut if you have no bloody idea what to say.

What should you answer if you are a Late Night Host

Where would like to be right now?

On the set of my show.

Do you have a favorite guest?

The President is always fun to have.

What is indispensable in your show?

Humor, wit and sarcasm…water…a shot of vodka.

Who or what is the greatest love of your life?

My fans, I love my fans.

When are you happiest?

When I walk on stage and watch the excitement in the audience.

When are you sad?

When our humor cannot change the way we see things and nothing ever happens.

What is your favorite word?

Four words from my producer: “Please don’t say it!”

What is your least favorite word?


What do you fear?


What’s your major defect?

I tend to listen to logic.

What’s your greatest virtue?

I tend to forget the logic I listened to.

What’s your motto?

“The right kind of bash can actually become a smash.”

What’s your favorite curse word?

Fucking Aye!

What’s your favorite book?

Groucho and Me by Groucho Marx.

What’s your favorite movie?

Lenny with Dustin Hoffman.

Whom do you admire?

The class clown.

Whom do you despise?

People who don’t have a sense of humor.

What profession, other than your own, would you to take a stab at?

I’d like to be a shrink.

What profession would you never try?

A small-town courtroom stenographer.

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?

“You can ask me anything you want on your show. Anything.”

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