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Remembering comedian and comedy writer Bill Dana

Bill Dana who was best known for his “Jose Jiminez” character on televison, was also a talented comedy writer who wrote the classic “All in the Family” episode with Sammy Davis Jr. kissing Archie Bunker. He passed away at age 92 this weekend. I had the chance to talk with Bill several years ago on WSRQ radio which is posted below.


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Remembering Don Rickles

One of the legends in show business and comedy, Don Rickles passed away at age 90 today. I had the pleasure of talking with Don on WSRQ radio back in 2008.

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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.




Book Talk guest comedienne Sara Benincasa author Real Artists Have Day Jobs





Sara Benincasa

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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.







Check out my friend and fellow broadcaster Mark Malkoff’s Carson Podcast with Drew Carey

Mark Malkoff interview’s guests who have been on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. It’s a great podcast. Here he talks with comedian Drew Carey about his debut on the show with Johnny Carson and getting called over to the couch.



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


Alexandra Petri
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