The temptation to evaluate the debut of Howard Stern’s replacements is overwhelming, of course.
But is it fair to judge David Lee Roth and Adam Carolla on the basis of their first couple days?
Remember, Conan O’Brien stunk up the proverbial room for a full year before he hit his stride. And now he is arguably the most compelling thing in late night.
On the other hand, it’s not too much to expect that brand new celebrity-driven shows would lead with their strongest suit when they know their honeymoon with Stern listeners is likely to be short.
Did they do that?