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There is a lot of comedy firepower in that photo, and a lot of ego. Four famous white men onstage in tuxedos: it’s like a Hollywood version of one of those photographs from the early Soviet era that show political leaders in an uneasy alliance, before all the backstabbing, purges, and power grabs.

Via A Garry Shandling Photograph That Closes the Book on a Late-Night Era by Ian Crouch writing at NewYorker.com on March 28, 2016.

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