Comedy – Carl Reiner Hosts Young Comedian Charles Fleisher

DOG ASIDE: Charles Fleischer (born August 27, 1950) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and musician….best known for appearing in films such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Back to the Future Part II, The Polar Express, Rango, and We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story….he also re-created the role of Roger…

Comedy – Smothers Brothers Hosts Young Comedian Howie Mandel

DOG ASIDE: Howard Michael “Howie” Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host and voice actor. He is well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal….as well as the show’s daytime and Canadian-English counterparts. Before his career as a game show host, Howie Mandel was best…

Comedy At The Movies – W C Fields and Mae West imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Mary Jane “Mae” West (August 17, 1893 – November 22, 1980) was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades. Known for her bawdy double entendres….West made a name for herself in vaudeville and on the stage in New York City before moving to Hollywood to become…

Animalympics Animated Special Opening With Lighting Of The Flame Starring Gilda Radner

DOG ASIDE:

Animalympics is a 1980 animated film produced by Lisberger Studios and released by Warner Brothers.  It was the third animated feature film presented with Dolby sound. Originally commissioned by NBC network as two separate specials….as it spoofs the Summer and Winter Olympic Games…..and features the voices of Gilda Radner, Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer and Michael Fremer.

Lily Tomlin & The Howard Shaw All Nurse Band Live on SNL Sings Saint James Infirmary

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There are many many reasons why Saturday Night Live has been a part of America’s comedic fiber….and Comedian Lily Tomlin singing “St. James Infirmary”….is just living proof of how insidious they have been….cuz Bone Daddy still laughs at this stuff…35 years later…..and I like the music.

Groucho Marx Sings Why Am I So Romantic & Harpo Marx Plays The Harp

DOG ASIDE: The Marx Brothers were were a family comedy act that was successful in vaudeville, on Broadway and in motion pictures from 1905 to 1949. Five of the Marx Brothers’ thirteen feature films were selected by the American Film Institute (AFI) as among the top 100 comedy films of all time…..with two of them “Duck Soup” and…