Published on January 8th, 2010 | by Sharilyn Johnson


Film Vault Friday: Leno’s unemployment plan

The past 24 hours have been a little mind-blowing in the world of late-night tv. Leno out? Conan out? Leno bumping Conan? Conan going to FOX? Conan going to midnight? Head… hurts…

If NBC makes the right decision, grows a pair, and cans Leno, don’t worry — our old pal Jay will be just fine! He has a plan for “if I get fired tomorrow…”, as seen in the fantastic 2002 documentary Comedian with Jerry Seinfeld:

Yep, that sounds like a pretty good plan. Fired. Tomorrow. Are you listening, NBC?

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is the author of the book Bears & Balls: The Colbert Report A-Z. Called "one of the city’s most discriminating comedy critics” by NOW Magazine, Sharilyn has been covering comedy for longer than she cares to admit. She served as the comedy reporter for Winnipeg's Uptown Magazine for five years, and was the host of the radio show Laugh Tracks for three seasons. Her work has also appeared in the Toronto Star, the Winnipeg Free Press, The Apiary, and on CBC Radio's national comedy programs LOL and Definitely Not the Opera.

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