You've no doubt noticed that Carson Daly's been demonstrably less gut-bustingly hilarious these past few weeks sans pro writers —the bon mots his niece texts him from math class usually fall flat—but the show hit a new low last night when the material-starved talking head, openly looking to kill a few minutes, held a "talent" show featuring members of his put-upon staff. Listen to the tone of voice of everyone in this thing. Heaven's Gate members were peppier.
Writers, stop producing those "Speechless" videos. Fred Armisen, take a breather. Your propaganda is here. Simply ply a lowly scribe with the meth necessary to get though an entire one of these things each and every night, have him pull the most soporific longueurs, and post it on YouTube.