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David Letterman scraps three-night gig at the Beacon Theatre : Says high cost of ticket prices deterred him A fan of 'Veep,' says he turned down chance to appear on it

David Letterman may not be done just yet with this comedy business: He of the ample beard and emeritus late night talk TV legend, confirmed in an interview with New York magazine that he had considered a three-night gig at the Beacon Theatre, but ultimately decided against it because of ticket prices.

He also confirmed that he had received -- and rejected -- offers to appear on a lot of shows, including "Veep," since retiring from "Late Show" in 2015.

Of the proposed Beacon shows, he

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