Comedy – 1985 – Special – George Carlin Live On Comic Relief

DOG COMMENTARY:  George Carlin video is priceless around ImaSportsphile….for this man’s comic genius puts him at the top of our list of G.O.A.T. comedians along with the likes of Jonathon Winters, Red Skelton, Richard Pryor, Robin Williams.   George Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic….who was noted for his black comedy and thoughts on…

Comedy – 1979 – Special – Andy Kaufman – Playing Bongos + Speaking In Foreign Tongues

DOG COMMENTARY:     While often referred to as a comedian….Andy Kaufman described himself instead as a “song and dance man.” ….who disdained telling jokes and engaging in comedy as it was traditionally understood….for having  once said in a rare introspective interview, “I am not a comic, I have never told a joke. … The comedian’s promise is…

Wrestling – 1979 – Special – Andy Kaufman Vs Mimi Landers – $500 If Woman Pins Man In 3 Minutes

DOG COMMENTARY:    In the 1979 episode of Saturday Night Live with host Eric Idle….Andy Kaufman challenges any woman in the live audience to wrestle him after belittling women’s strength compared to a man’s….as he offered $500 to any woman that could pin him within 3 minutes….to which 5 different women from the audience took the challenge….when…

Comedy – 1982 – HBO Special – Blockheads 4th Annual Ventriliquism Show – Host Mariette Hartley

DOG ASIDE:    We have quite a few HBO Specials covering all sorts of entertainment in our extensive ImaSportsphile video library…..from comedy concerts and programs….to daredevil acts…..to magic shows….to boxing and sports specials….and all are quite good….for one of my very favorites is this Blocksheads 4th Annual Ventriliquism and Comedy Show which is hosted by Emmy…

Movie – Up In Smoke – Starring Cheech & Chong & Stacy Keach

DOG ASIDE: Up in Smoke is a 1978 American stoner comedy film directed by Lou Adler in Cheech & Chong’s first feature-length film…..which stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Edie Adams, Strother Martin, Stacy Keach, and Tom Skerritt….at a time when Cheech & Chong had been a counterculture comedy team for about ten years before they started reworking…

Comedy – Comic Relief USA – Sid Ceasar & Dick Gregory & Moms Mabley & Tony Danza & Billy Crystal

DOG COMMENTARY: Every now and then I just gotta give a history lesson on athletes, artists, comedians and musicians that I feature in video….cuz I feel strongly that these talents that have entertained fans like myself for years….need to not only see a video showcasing these marvelous talents…..but also educates the view on who the…

Comedy – Special – Comic Relief USA – Jerry Lewis & Benson & The Shmenges Brothers & Howie Mandel & Paul Rodriquez

DOG ASIDE: Comic Relief USA was a project whereby some of the greatest comedians during the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s would get together and conduct a comedy telethon for the purpose of raising money for help to the homeless folks in America. Billy Crystal, Whoopie Goldberg and Robin Williams were the “BIG THREE” of Comic…

Comedy – Comic Relief – Harry Anderson & Robin Williams & Billy Crystal & Gilda Radner & Wierd Al

DOG ASIDE: This Comic Relief video clip features some of the best comedic talent of the 1980’s including Whoopie Goldberg, Harry Anderson, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Gilda Radner and Weird Al Yankovic…..as they entertain audiences around the world in an effort called Comic Relief….whereby these comedians along with many others gave their time and talents to…

Comedy – Special – Comic Relief – Whoopie Goldberg & Harry Anderson & Robin Williams & Billy Crystal

DOG COMMENTARY: Comic relief is the inclusion of a humorous character, scene, or witty dialogue in an otherwise serious work, often to relieve tension….for comic relief usually means a releasing of emotional or other tension resulting from a comic episode interposed in the midst of serious or tragic elements in a drama. Comic relief often…