Category Archives: comedians

Happy 81st to the great Dick Smothers today!

Remembering comedian Norm Crosby who passed away at 93 last weekend.

Rodney Dangerfield Wins the Lottery

More laughs with the great Rodney Dangerfield from an 1985 TV special.

Blind Dating 101 with Rodney Dangerfield (1983)

A few laughs with Rodney.

We can all use a few laughs from Rodney Dangerfield on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson

A classic Rodney Dangerfield appearance from 01/31/1978. There will never be anyone quite like Rodney and he almost makes Johnny fall out of his chair at the end of the interview.

Vaughn Meader as “JFK” on The Ed Sullivan Show

Vaughn Meader as JFK on The Ed Sullivan Show on October 7, 1962. Meader was white hot with his impression of JFK. He had a comedy album that was a huge best seller. Sadly his career never recovered after Nov. 1963. Meader was funny without being snarky or overly political.

Happy birthday to the great Johnny Carson who would’ve been 95 today

Happy birthday to the great Johnny Carson who would’ve been 95 today. Late night TV has never been the same since he left.

Jackie Gleason & Frank Fontaine as JOE THE BARTENDER and CRAZY GUGGENHEIM

One of the great routines Jackie did on his show. Always funny and poignant when “Crazy” sang at the end.

Alan King “Insurance” on The Ed Sullivan Show

Alan King rants on insurance as only he could on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 6, 1966.

“Book Talk” Guest Comedian John Byner Author “5 Minutes Mr. Byner A Lifetime of Laughter”

Doug Miles talks with comedian/impressionist/singer/actor John Byner about his book “5 Minutes, Mr. Byner! A Lifetime of Laughter” on “Talk Across America”. Book link available below.