Thursday, January 10, 2008

Repurposing

The sports section in my morning paper higlights a quote of the day every day; this morning's comes from a writerless (and, refreshingly, now beardless) David Letterman, who is cited as saying, "So cold, Roger Clemens tested positive for soup."

This joke was funnier a few years back, when Letterman said it was so cold out, "Barry Bonds has tested positive for chowder."

2 comments:

kap said...

I thought Dave struck a deal with the union and had the writer's back.

T. Nawrocki said...

You are correct: It's Jay and Conan who are working sans writers, along with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Dave has his writers back, which makes it even more sad that they'd reuse a joke like this.