7 Reasons Rosie O'Donnell's Talk Show was the Best
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1. Her genuine enthusiasm for celebrity guests
Jimmy Fallon is the undisputed king of late night, but I do believe he has a flaw: His pally rapport with celebs always seems a little forced or at least insincerely giddy. Rosie knew everything about her guests because she is and always has been an intense fan of popular culture. Watch how she precedes her hilarious interview with hero Barbra Streisand. She just riffs about all her memorabilia without even really planning what to say. It's real-seeming.