Pop-culture Expert: Letterman Deserves to Go Out on Top

Texas Tech's Rob Weiner is ready to comment on Letterman's announcement.

David Letterman

David Letterman


Texas Tech’s pop culture expert is available to comment on the announcement of David Letterman’s retirement from “Late Night with David Letterman.”


Rob Weiner, associate librarian and pop culture expert, Texas Tech University Library, (806) 742-2238 ext. 282 office, (806) 780-8775 mobile, or rob.weiner@ttu.edu.


  • “After more than thirty years in late night television, he is still at the top of his game. Letterman certainly deserves to retire, if he so chooses.”
  • “Letterman is funny, classy, witty and goofy at the same time. He’s right up there with Johnny Carson.”
  • “It seems appropriate that Mike Mills, the ‘coolest’ member of R.E.M., would be the one to tweet out that Letterman had announced his retirement during taping of Thursday night’s show.”
  • “Letterman has become such a television icon, that it won’t be the same without him. He’ll be tough to replace.”