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Remembering comedian/actor Dick Gautier

Dick Gautier was a talented comedian, actor and artist. He is best remembered for his role as Hymie the Robot on “Get Smart”. He appeared on Broadway in “Bye Bye Birdie” and was a staple on game shows in the 1970’s and ’80’s including “Tattletales” and “Password”. He passed away this weekend at age 85.




Remembering Garry Shandling






Garry Shandling passed away at age 66 on March 24th. He was a talented comedy writer before he became known as a great standup comedian. He guest hosted for Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show”. He had 2 successful comedy series, “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” and “The Larry Sanders Show”. This is his first appearance on the “Tonight Show” in 1981.



Remembering Bob Elliott (Bob and Ray)






Bob Elliott was a talented comedian, broadcaster and writer and one-half of the classic comedy/broadcast team of Bob and Ray. He passed away at age 92 today. Here is one of Bob and Ray’s classic comedy routines, the Slow Talkers of America.



Remembering Pat Harrington Jr.


Pat Harrington Jr. was a talented comedian, actor and writer who passed away at age 86 today. Here is an appearance he made on the “Tattletales” game show in the mid 1970’s.







Conversation with comedian Freddie Roman about Catskills on Broadway show


Catskills
Catskills on Broadway 25th Anniversary show coming to Van Wezel Hall in Sarasota on January 14th, 2016 8PM.







Book Talk guest Alexandra Petri author A Field Guide to Awkward Silences


Alexandra Petri
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