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LATE-NIGHT LAUGHS

David Letterman

They’re auctioning off stuff from the Titanic. There’s a menu of what was being served in the dining room the night the ‘Titanic’ sank. And listen to this, the salad they were featuring that night: iceberg lettuce. True story.”

“George Clooney is getting married. You know how they found out? Somebody spotted him at Kay Jewelers.“

Jimmy Fallon

“More than 70,000 people will travel to Indianapolis for the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association. The weekend will feature a brunch, a gun raffle and no sudden movements.”

“Producers are currently working on a remake of the classic 1959 Charlton Heston film ‘Ben-Hur.’ They’re calling the remake ‘Ben-Hur, Done That.’ ”

Conan O’Brien

“Today Donald Trump called (Donald) Sterling’s remarks disgusting and his girlfriend a terrible human being. Then Trump said, ‘And that’s why I’ve invited them both to join the next season of ‘Celebrity Apprentice.’ ”

Craig Ferguson

“Donald Sterling got caught spewing vile racist hate. You know it’s bad when you get caught on tape with your mistress and it’s what you said that’s the problem.”

Seth Meyers

“A study shows teens who mix alcohol and marijuana are more likely to have a bad driving record. Also, you can take out ‘driving’ and replace it with anything.”

“A Beverly Hills podiatrist (is) giving women the ‘Cinderella Procedure,’ a surgery that alters the shape of feet so they can fit into designer shoes. One day, God willing, technology will advance to where it’s easier to alter a shoe than a human foot.”

Jimmy Kimmell

“Donald Sterling was captured saying racist things to his girlfriend. Adam Silver handed down the toughest punishment possible. Friends say to help lift his spirits, Sterling has been watching ‘12 Years a Slave’ in reverse.”

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