It was nearing 11, and Dave Tomlinson doubted he would make Letterman.
The musical guest was Siouxie without the Banshees and Dave was curious whether or not synthetic pop had any staying power.
He was open to suggestions on how to stay awake, but caffeine seemed out of vogue at this hour.
Controversy had been following Dave lately, and his comments on the Alex Trebek message board had fueled some of the anger directed his way.
Succumbing to a craving for a Fluffernutter sandwich and a medium-size glass of chocolate milk, Dave made his way into the kitchen.