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Which guests did David Letterman get rid of the quickest? Was Shirley MacLaine really one of them?

No. Shirley MacLaine was not one of the guests that he got rid of the quickest; however, it was a famously tense and awkward interview David Letterman recalls the 1988 interview: The one that really ...
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What is the machine pictured in this David Letterman transition?

That is an old movie theater projector. You can see the housing for the movie reels on the top and bottom, which match this video at around the 54 second mark:
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Why does Joe Pesci stand up twice and get "taken out back" by Letterman? What's the actual joke here?

I think its just because he swears. He says "fucking" on each occasion. One is silenced on the youtube clip but you can make it out through lip reading, the second clip is more obvious. ...
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Why does Joe Pesci stand up twice and get "taken out back" by Letterman? What's the actual joke here?

David Letterman retrieves Madonna's Top Ten List, March 31, 1994 (YouTube, Letterman channel) As mentioned in this answer, Joe Pesci was taken to the woodshed for saying the F word. This was less ...
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