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Today’s visit to the pop-culture green room finds Jimmy Kimmel getting David Letterman, a debate review, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, other things, and the mystery music video.

OK, OK: I’ll do it, so quit bugging me!, per E!, “It only took about eight years, but David Letterman has finally accepted Jimmy Kimmel's late-night invitation to appear on the Jimmy Kimmel Live! couch. The ABC host is bringing the show to his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y., later this month, where the 44-year-old television personality will finally get a chance to sit down with his lifelong idol.” http://eonli.ne/PCdEY9

SLAP SHOT: And a sly delivery, per the Los Angeles Times, “The conventional wisdom is that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were picked to co-host the Golden Globes in January to burnish the ceremony's cool factor. But some Hollywood insiders regard the high profile selection as a way for the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. to poke the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for recently opting to announce Oscar nominations three days before the 2013 Globes ceremony.” http://lat.ms/TbZTAD

BINDERS FULL OF WOMEN: And other debate delights, per the New York Times, “They didn’t seem to feel people’s pain; they mostly tried to wound each other. At their town hall debate on Tuesday night at Hofstra University, President Obama and Mitt Romney circled around each other like tomcats in an alley, at one point doing a little dance of dominance as they clashed over energy policy. But Mr. Obama kept his eyes on his Republican opponent, whereas Mr. Romney’s gaze kept straying over to the moderator, Candy Crowley of CNN, peevishly calling on her to give him more time and reverting to type as a man as passionate about rules and procedure as policy.” http://nyti.ms/QWr3X9

IT’S OFFICIAL: Smile for the camera, per People, “All looks forgiven in a new photo of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson together again, outside a bar in Los Angeles. The image of her cozying up to him is the first of them together since sources confirmed to PEOPLE that the Twilight costars had reunited after Stewart publicly admitted to a tryst with her Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders.” http://bit.ly/WntveU

DWTS: Sarah’s kid exits, per Us Weekly, “Bristol Palin has no regrets about her short-lived stint on Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars. After the 21-year-old single mom was voted off the ABC reality series October 16, Palin and pro partner Mark Ballas appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss what led to their elimination. "I think I was optimistic about every week. I'd never been in the actual bottom two, so it was hard to process it all, but it is what it is," Palin said. "Good luck to everyone else." http://usm.ag/S3vzFr

THE BOSS: No, not Tony Soprano, per Rolling Stone, “Before he heads to Ohio to stump for President Obama, Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom last night to pay tribute to his E Street bandmate and friend of 47 years, guitarist Steven Van Zandt. "There's been no better bandmate or wingman or friend to me than Steve Van Zandt," Springsteen said onstage before introducing Van Zandt, who received the "Big Man of the Year" award from Little Kids Rock. "One of the greatest rock & roll friendships: still with Steve, I laugh the loudest and the longest." http://bit.ly/WzK2ee

REUNITED: Just the facts, per The Wrap, “Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are returning to Paramount with their upcoming drama, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” an individual with knowledge of the deal told The Wrap.” http://bit.ly/S290Rr

WEDDING CAKE: Fire up the oven, per Radar, “Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are set to wed this week, sources tell RadarOnline.com. The 31-year-old Memphis native and Minnesota-born Biel, 30, will reportedly tie the knot in Italy.” http://rdar.co/PCf19c

JAY-KAY: Of a rock star, per the AP, “Just the mention of her name, J.K. Rowling, had the audience screaming and on its feet. The "Harry Potter" author spoke for just over an hour before a capacity crowd Tuesday night at Manhattan's Lincoln Center in her sole U.S. public appearance to promote her first novel for grownups, "The Casual Vacancy." http://apne.ws/Pa8tPg

WHATEVER: Stop the presses, per Entertainment Weekly, “The rumors are true: Emily Maynard is once again a bachelorette. She and fiancé Jef Holm, whom she met on the latest season of ABC’s The Bachelorette, have broken off their engagement.” http://bit.ly/SZbqB2

KARDASHIAN ALERT: Consider yourself warned, per The Hollywood Reporter, “X Factor fans can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Only two weeks before season two enters live shows, it has been announced that the series' co-hosts will be Khloe Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez. Both TV personalities tweeted the news on Tuesday afternoon, followed by a Fox press release making it official.” http://bit.ly/P8fKPv

AND FINALLY: Today’s mystery music video. http://bit.ly/qNgSiN

--Skip Wood (Follow me on Twitter @DaybreakSkip)

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