Johnny Carson, R.I.P.
The death of the late night comedy king leaves this world a sadder place. Here's the Washington Post's account. No, we haven't seen much of Johnny lately, but his influence in incalculable. I can remember staying up late to watch him in high school days, how cool he was. I remember when my brother was able to buy a Johnny Carson suit and how cool it was--remember those? He really did have his own style. An incredible talent. A huge loss.
Here's Tom Shales's more personal take.