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…

NBA – 1985 All Star Game – Indiana Hoosier Dome – Dick Stockton & Tom Heinsohm

DOG COMMENTARY: The 35th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 10, 1985, at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. The coaches were K. C. Jones (Boston Celtics) for the East, and Pat Riley (Los Angeles Lakers) for the West….with the leading scorers being Rockets Ralph Sampson (24), Spurs George “Iceman” Gervin (23), Lakers…

Comedy – Special – Those Fabulous Clowns – Charlie Chaplin & W C Fields & Laurel and Hardy

DOG COMMENTARY: This NBC comedy special was hosted by actor Richard Kiley takes a special look at the greatest clowns to ever grace a stage, film or television screen….and this clip is certainly evidence of that statement…..for these clowns were all “healers of the human spirit” ….as every year on May 31st….clowns from all over…

Music Comedy – Martin Mull – Pig In A Blanket + The Humming Song + I’ll Hate Me In The Morning If I Love Me Tonight

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting hundreds and hundreds of music and comedy videos here at Imasportsphile….of all the comedy clips provided by these awesome vintage comedians….and of all the incredible music clips of great vintage musicians….there is nothing or nobody that provides quite as much musical comedy or comedic music if you wish….than Martin Mull….for this…

Music – 1981 – Beto Y Los Fairlanes – El Fabuloso + Piddlin + Shy In The Rind

DOG COMMENTARY: The syncopated rhythm of Beto Y Los Fairlanes graced the live music venues of Austin, TX for many many years from the mid-1970’s through the mid-1990’s….as this group was truly an Austin original. Beto y Los Fairlanes, now more commonly known as Beto and the Fairlanes….is a worldbeat, latin pop, jazz and salsa…

Music – Special – Carlos Montoya – The Master And His Music

DOG COMMENTARY: Carlos García Montoya (13 December 1903 – 3 March 1993) was from Madrid, Spain….who was a prominent flamenco guitarist and a founder of the modern-day popular flamenco style of music.  Montoya was the nephew of renowned flamenco guitarist Ramón Montoya….as he first learned from his mother, “la Tula”, and then from a neighboring barber, Pepe el Barbero,…

MLB – Special – ESPN Salutes 1983 All Star Game – Hosts George Grande and Chris Berman

DOG COMMENTARY: The American League followed one of their worst All-Star performances with one of the greatest efforts ever by either side. It was the 50th Anniversary of the All-Star Game and the American League decided to make it a real celebration. After three decades of disappointment and eleven consecutive losses, the American League took…

Music – Joe Cocker – Whiter Shade Of Pale & Sweet Lil Woman & Just Like Always

DOG COMMENTARY: John Robert “Joe” Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician….who was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance and definitive versions of popular songs….as he had a professional stage career from 1960 to 2013….and just months before his death in 2014. Joe…

MLB – Highlights – 1981 & 1983 All Star Game With Mel Allen & Mr Baseball Bob Uecker

DOG COMMENTARY: This is a wonderful video not just because it has great highlights of MLB’ 1981 and 1983 All Star Games….but also because those highlights are brought to you by two Major League Baseball legends…..in Mel Allen and Mr. Baseball Bob Uecker….as Mel Allen, the voice of Bone Daddy’s beloved New York Yankees during…