George Carlin – Animated News & Rain Dance & Asshole & Little Embarrassments imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy….and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his “Seven dirty words” comedy routine were central to the 1978…

Comedy – Lily Tomlin – The 7 Ages of Woman

DOG ASIDE: Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Tomlin began her career as a stand-up comedian and performing Off-Broadway during the 1960’s. Her breakout role was performing as a cast member on the variety show Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In from 1970 until 1973. She currently stars…

Smothers Brothers Host Young Comedian – Richard Lewis

DOG ASIDE: Richard Philip Lewis (born June 29, 1947) is an American comedian and actor….who began performing stand-up comedy in the 1970’s. He worked as a copywriter for an ad agency by day….while honing his stand-up act at night.  Lewis gained popularity in the 1980’s with numerous appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and his…

Smothers Brothers Host Young Comedian Harry Anderson

DOG ASIDE: Harry Laverne Anderson (born October 14, 1952) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and magician. He is best known for the role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984–92 television series Night Court.  In addition to eight appearances on Saturday Night Live between 1981 and 1985….Anderson had a recurring guest role as con man…

Carl Reiner Hosts Young Comedian Tim Thomerson

DOG ASIDE: Joseph Timothy “Tim” Thomerson (born April 8, 1946) is an American actor and comedian. Thomerson is most famous for his role as Jack Deth in the Trancers film series and is renowned for his work in numerous low-budget movies and his comedic television roles.  After his college tenure had ended….Thomerson began a career as a stand-up…

Comedy – Smothers Brother Host Young Commedian Rick Overton

DOG ASIDE: The Smothers Brothers are Thomas (“Tom” – born February 2, 1937) and Richard (“Dick” – born November 20, 1938)….who are American singers, musicians, and comedians. The brothers’ trademark double act was performing folk songs (Tommy on acoustic guitar, Dick on string bass)….which usually led to arguments between the siblings. Tommy’s signature line was….”Mom always…

Boxing – 10 Rnd Jr Middlewt Bout – Davey Moore vs Wilfredo Benetiz

DOG ASIDE: Wilfred Benítez (born September 12, 1958) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer….and the youngest world champion in the sport’s history. Earning his first of three career world titles in separate weight divisions at the age of seventeen….he is best remembered as a skilled and aggressive fighter with exceptional defensive abilities.  Inducted into…

Barry Tompkins and Angelo Dundee – Remembering Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton fight II & Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier fight II

DOG ASIDE: Super Fight II was a non-title fight between Muhammad Ali and Smokin Joe Frazier….and the 2nd of their now immortal three battles. What made Ali extra special to Bone Daddy….was his ability to put the fight in his favor….before he ever entered the ring….and that is what he did with Smokin Joe before…

Track & Field – 1976 Melrose Games – Wanamaker Mile & Mens 60 yd Hurdles & Mens 60 Yd Dash

DOG ASIDE: The Millrose Games is an annual indoor athletics meet (track and field) held each February in New York City.  The games were started when employees of the New York City branch of Wanamaker’s department store formed the Millrose Track Club to hold a meet. The featured event is the Wanamaker Mile.  The Millrose…