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Remembering Comedian and Actor Jerry Stiller

Doug Miles hosts a look back at some of Stiller and Meara’s comedy on the Ed Sullivan Show, The Carol Burnett Show and one of their Blue Nun Wine radio commercials as a tribute to the great Jerry Stiller who passed away 5/11/20 at 92.

Happy 94th to the late great Don Rickles today!

Happy Birthday to the legendary “Mr. Warmth” and “Merchant of Venom”, Don Rickles who would’ve been 94 today.

Remembering Comedian/Actor Orson Bean

For those who don’t know Orson Bean, please watch his one-man show from a few years ago. He was a great talent. He was tragically killed when hit by a car Feb. 7, 2020 in Venice, CA.

Remembering the great Tim Conway who passed away at 85

I had the honor of talking with Tim Conway on radio several years ago. He was as nice as he was talented.

Remembering the great Bob Einstein who passed away today at 76

“Book Talk” guest Maeve Higgins author “Maeve in America, Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else”

Book Talk guest comedienne Maeve Higgins author “Maeve in America, Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else” on “Talk Across America” Book available here: https://amzn.to/2LY4M1d

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

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