Comedy – Chevy Chase Host Young Comedians – Irv Burton

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Irv Burton was wonderful at physical comedy….as his impersonations of King Kong and Aretha Franklin are outstanding….and funny as heck…..but his bit on Sydney Portier and Bill Cosby is funny…..then his rendition of the 20 minute warning before Mama comes to kick some ass is so true….as this comedian is worth the watch. 

Comedy – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedian – Bill Kirkenbauer

DOG ASIDE: William Alfred “Bill” Kirchenbauer (born February 19, 1953) is an American actor and stand-up comic….who has appeared in television shows and films since the 1970’s.  He is best known for his recurring role as Coach Graham Lubbock on the series Growing Pains….and in the spin-off series Just the Ten of Us (ABC 1988-1990).  Kirchenbauer…

Comedy – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedian – Danny Johnson imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Sometimes, no matter how hard I try to find information on a particular comedian, athlete or participant….but I will be danged if I could not find anything out about Danny Johnson….but regardless of what this guy’s name is….he is one funny dude…..as his impersonation of Jack Nicholson is hilarious….as this cat will make…

Comedy – Smother Brothers Young Comedians – Maureen Murphy

DOG ASIDE: Maureen Murphy….also known as Mauro Murphy….is an Australian comedian, actress, and celebrity who was popular in the United States during the 1980’s…..when she appeared on HBO’s Young Comedians Show…..with the Smothers Brothers as host….the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson…..and on Dom DeLuise’s television show….as this video is evidence that she was a very…

Special – Joe Piscopo And Eddie Murphy On NFL Strike & Piscopo and Mike Lupica

DOG ASIDE: Joe Piscopo and Eddie Murphy did some hilarious skits on Saturday Night Live dealing with the world of sports….and this video gives you several of those skits….one on the NFL Strike….and another on Georgia RB Hershel Walker turning pro….plus there is a great interview by sports columnist Mike Lupica of the New York…

HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 2 – Willie Tyler and Lester

DOG ASIDE: Willie Tyler (born September 8, 1940) is an American ventriloquist, comedian and actor….as most of the time he is credited as Willie Tyler and Lester or Willie Tyler & Lester.  He has appeared in many television commercials, sitcoms, and movies. He got his first big break in 1972 on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.…

HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 1 – Jay Johnson n Filadendra & Chris Kirby

DOG ASIDE: In the segment of HBO’s Blockheads ventriloquism show…..hostess Marianne Hartley introduces a phenomenal ventriloquist Jay Johnson and his talking plant Fhiladendra….which is hilarious and creative…..with Johnson being followed by Australian ventriloquist Kris Kirby…..who does a bit with his buddy Terry….and then does a weird by funny piece about a man and a woman…

HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 4 – Jay Johnson

DOG ASIDE: Jay Johnson (born July 11, 1949 in Lubbock, Texas…folks, he’s a West Texas boy….and cuz he’s from West Texas…I know him….cuz I’ll bet a dollar to a hole in a donut that he’s just like every other West Texas boy that I know….ie: Bone Daddy…..anyway, Johnson grew up in Richardson, Texas) is a ventriloquist…

HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 3 – Terry Rogers & Shorty Harris

Terri Rogers, born Ivan Southgate (4 May 1937 – 30 May 1999) was a transsexual English ventriloquist and magician  Rogers was born in Ipswich….was a somewhat isolated youth….but determined to build a career in variety.  Rogers developed a technically highly proficient ventriloquism act with her ventriloquist figure Shorty Harris….first of all appearing as a supporting…