Music – 1982 – Bill Murray – Medley Of Songs – With Proud Mary + Celebrate + Emotional Rescue

Bill Murray is a man of many talents…..who possess comedic genius threaded throughout the characters that he creates in his mind…..and one of our favorites here at ImaSportsphile is his “poor man’s nightclub act”…..with his distinctly “cheezy” and most always somewhat “sleezy” nightclub entertainer / singer / comedian persona…..as seen in this video herewith….when Nick Rivers hits the stage…

News – 1982 – Secretary Of State Aexanderl Haig Jr On No Dissension In US Foreign Policy Apparatus

In our opinion here at ImaSportsphile…Saturday Night Live comedian Dan Aykroyd was the “gold standard” for portraying political figures during the 1970’s and 1980’s….as his wonderful ability to mix his talent of capturing the personal physical quirks of such notable politicians as US President Jimmy Carter….US President Richard Nixon…..US Secretary of State Alexander Haig (as seen in…

Comedy – 1981 – Red Skelton Live – A VerbaMime On How To Dunk Donuts

In this wonderful video…..the master of comedic mime, Red Skelton….explains the differences between a mime….a pantomime….and a verbomime….as he performs a verbomime on how to dunk a donut during his 1981 HBO comedy special….which provides another example of just how funny and talented America’s Clown Prince really was. 

Music – 1983 – American String Quarter – Bartok Concerto For Orchestra – Played On Steve Martin Show

The Concerto for Orchestra is a five-movement orchestral work composed by Béla Bartók in 1943….which is one of his best-known, most popular and most accessible works…..as we at ImaSportsphile are quite sure that Bartok never expected his music composition to ever be feature on a Steve Martin made for TV comedy show…..especially with the comedian accompanying the classical piece with…

Comedy – 1981 – Red Skelton Mime – The Birth Life And Death Of A Flower

We at Imasportsphile owe so much of our popularity to comedian extraordinaire Red Skelton…. for he has brought literally millions of viewers to our vintage video library that is being posted herewith.  America’s Clown Prince….as we like to refer to him….has generated some 5,000 comments over the past 3 years….which has taught us a great…

Comedy – 1983 – Skit – Irwin Mainway Billion Dollar Give Away – With Steve Martin + Gregory Hines

Any time you get comedian extraordinaire Steve Martin along side dance legend Gregory Hines in a comedy skit teamed with Not Ready For Prime Time Players members Dan Aykroyd and Laraine Newman…and you’ve got the makings for some really funny stuff….as evidenced  by this video comedy SNL skit Irwin Mainway’s Billion Dollar Give Away. 

Comedy – 1983 – Monty Python Eric Idle Poses The Question About Whether Dinosaurs Built Stonehenge

Legendary British comedy troupe Monty Python had a style of humor that became a phenomenon….which developed from a television series into something larger in scope and impact….including touring stage shows, films, numerous albums, several books, and musicals….as The Pythons’ influence on comedy has been compared to the Beatles’ influence on music.  Regarded as enduring icons of 1970’s pop…

Music – 1981 – Red Skelton – My Time As Your Clown Has Come To Say Goodnight

This video provides a wonderful insight into what makes a great comedian and entertainer….as America’s Clown Prince, the one and only Red Skelton, closes his live HBO comedy show with a song that says it all….from a man who spent 70 years making people laugh….simply saying that his time as your clown has come to…