TODAY | April 23, 2014
>>> you see this? stephen colbert paid a visit to "the late show" last night. that's his first since it was announced that he will be david letterman 's successor. and the pair shared more than a few laughs. take a look.
>> you actually got a job, or were an intern, or tried to get a job here at one point?
>> no, i did not actually try to be an intern here. i was accepted as an intern here. and then i did a foolish thing. i did not take the internship.
>> and why was that?
>> because you did not pay people. dave, i've got to ask, the next job i'm taking here, that pays, right?
>> i have nothing to do with that.
>> in 1997 , i -- you guys were looking for writers.
>> and i was gainfully unemployed. i was unemployed at a professional level. and my writing partner and i, paul dannello, we submitted a packet to you guys. i found the top ten list that we submitted. these are the top ten cocktails for santa.
>> top ten cocktails for santa. go ahead, paul. wait a minute, wait a minute. he didn't get that yet.
>> i'll never get it. what are you talking about?
>> he doesn't have the job yet.
>> can we do a selfie?
>> is this still what people do?
>> no, this is actually very retro now. there it is! thank you, dave.
>> thank you.
>> he's a natural.
>> they seem to get along very well.
>> really well.