This collection of entries is from January 23, 2005.
Damn... this is such a sad thing to hear...
Late Night television was never the same after he left. The guy had class. The guy was funny. They guy WAS television.
Only recently did I hear the words "emphysema", and, at 79, that's what took his life.
I felt really happy and warm inside when this other story surfaced this week: he had been sending jokes to David Letterman.
Damn it, Johnny, I've missed ya.