Howard Stern was on The Late Show last night, talking smack about Jay Leno and gushing about how much he loves David Letterman. “Jay is horrible, right?” he said, to loud cheers from the audience. He called Leno talentless and teased Paul Shaffer about being “complacent.” Yipes!

Finger on the pulse, Howard Stern. It’s almost too timely.

Look, I like to slag on Jay Leno as much as anyone, but Letterman hasn’t been competitive ratings-wise with Leno in years. But Dave is not in danger of being canceled, so it just seems like a weird thing for Howard Stern to still be focused on.

But maybe you’re still fired up about a Leno/Letterman stand-off, PopWatchers. Did Stern go a little too far in this interview?

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