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Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Tom Poston 1921-2007
Tom Poston plays straight man in this sketch from The Steve Allen Show. Allen's great ensemble of comedy actors come together to play a series of beatnik jazz musicians with Louis Nye, Don Knotts, and Pat Harrington Jr.
My long awaited book about comedy will be published by Grove Atlantic in 2015.
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