Saturday, March 1, 2008
I always wondered if Bill Cullen felt burned that they chose the trouble making Henry Morgan to fill in for Garry Moore when he was away. Personally, I couldn't be more pleased. I adore Henry Morgan - as I'm sure you'll figure out if you read this.
Friday, February 29, 2008
It's a very short clip, but it's of a very popular impressionist who you rarely find footage of on the internet. However, you often find his many LPs in thrift stores.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
In the stand-up comedy world, a comedian works hard to make their carefully scripted material seem spontaneous. Make no mistake about it, Dick Gregory sat down and wrote all of this material - and then rewrote it - until it was perfectly crafted. It may seem off-the-cuff, but the legendary Dick Gregory is doing much of his stand-up act in this appearance at The State of the Black Union that happened the other day. And he destroyed.
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Monday, February 25, 2008
I, like everyone else, watch the Oscars every year. I, like everyone else, watch it because I hope to see some spontaneous streaking. I'm sure everyone here is familiar with the Oscar streaking incident pictured here. But do you know much about him? Did you know he was a Gay activist? An enemy of Anita Bryant? Did you know he was brutally murdered in a San Francisco sex shop just a few years later? Read everything you need to know about the Oscar streaker here.
I always thought the pitch master's version of Star Trek was both ridiculous and hilarious. Disco Trek. But, like his Rocky theme, it was a hit.