08.26.09 8 years ago 10 Comments

Mary-Louise Parker appeared on Letterman last night (video below), and she did nothing at all to dispel my no-holds-barred crush on her.  If my crush gets any more out of control I’m going to enter restraining order territory.  It’s my crush on Mary-Louise Parker’s world; we only live in it.

Anyway, my undying love for MLP aside, this really is a great late-night interview.  I sometimes forget how good Letterman is with guests — he gives Mary-Louise plenty of room to be charming and funny, but isn’t afraid to let silence punctuate an innuendo (see the 1:45 mark) or be brutally honest for a laugh (“I really wish I cared about this”).

I wish I could have been there in person.  I would have won Mary-Louise’s love by murdering Paul Shaffer.  Hey, it worked for John Hinckley, right?  No?  I thought he ended up with Jodie Foster?  A lesbian?  Really?  Huh.  What a waste of an assassination attempt.

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