Populiteracy
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Johnny Carson Taught Me How to Teach

My grad school courses sure didn’t.

Johnny Carson in his 1970s prime. (Photo courtesy NBC/Photofest)

Everything I know about teaching I learned from Johnny Carson.

It’s true. Johnny’s ease in front of a crowd, his self-deprecating humor, his unflappable attitude when things went wrong — they made him the best at what he did. As host of the Tonight Show from 1962 to 1992, he became the quintessential late-night talk…

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