A Shared Story from a Shared Story

Stop bendin' the shafts!"

On one of David Letterman's final shows for NBC, Tom Hanks shared a story about being a doorman and helping Fatty Arbuckle place his golf clubs into a cab. On the show, Hanks impersonated Arbuckle by screaming, "Stop bendin' the shafts!"

Years later, I was on a studio lot in Los Angeles, and out of a trailer came Tom Hanks. I yelled out, "Stop bendin' the shafts!" We both laughed.


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