Zevon died in 2003 but shortly before his death he appeared on the David Letterman Show
and was asked whether his impending mortality had given him any great wisdom he wanted to impart.
The final edition of the David Letterman show
after 33 years has been described as coming like a death in the family to America's talk-show addicted public.
Letterman's 1980 daytime program, "The David Letterman Show
," earned two Emmy Awards and five Emmy nominations.
They are set to tour with both Billy Idol and The Black Keys this year, as well as recently appearing on The David Letterman Show
The Walk The Line star caused a media frenzy with a strange interview on the David Letterman show
Other strings to his bow including winning two Emmys for his work as a writer on The David Letterman Show
, and he was the inspiration behind Matt Groening's character Moe Szyslak from The Simpsons.
In 1986, Hall had his own US series, called Vanishing America, and later wrote and performed on such programmes as Saturday Night Live and The David Letterman Show
(for which he won an Emmy).
During the Late Night With David Letterman show
, the 46-year-old opened up about his encounter with the big cat after he was told that he could "feed the cheetah water with his hands" in an attempt to connect with the wild animal, the Mirror reported.
He co-wrote and starred in the satirical comedy series Not Necessarily the News in the US more than seven years in the 1980s, and became a regular on seminal TV comedy show Saturday Night Live as well as writing for The David Letterman Show
- winning two Emmy awards for his work.
She was asked for her opinion of the city when she appeared on the top-rated David Letterman Show
Case in point, Hollywood actor Adam Sandler recently revealed on the David Letterman Show
that his kids have a habit of sleeping in bed with him and his wife - therefore limiting the amount of time for the couple to have, you know.
The Desperate Housewives' star was at the David Letterman show
on Tuesday to talk about the book.