Michael Barrie

Michael Barrie and Mark MalkoffCarson writer Michael Barrie talks to Mark about the unusual way he got hired on the Tonight Show, the joke he wrote that got Johnny a standing ovation while hosting the Emmys, and his current job as a writer for Letterman.

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One comment on “Michael Barrie

  1. So glad to find this site. I was considered for a writing position in 1983 and spent six months submitting sample packets. Unfortunately Carson was going through a divorce at the time and wasn’t in the best of moods to read it (or so I tell myself). Ray finally called and said, “Johnny says you’re not quite right for us.” But it was great to be considered.

    Again, congrats.

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