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…

Music – Paul Simon – One Trick Pony & Swallowed By A Song & 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

DOG ASIDE: Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor….whose fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel….which was formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair’s songs….including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S.…

Comedy – Special – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedians – Irv Burton & Denny Johnson

DOG ASIDE: This vintage comedy video features two comedians who have long been forgotten in the annals of comedic history….but Irv Burton and Denny Johnson were both very funny guys…..as Irv Burton does a hillarious King Kong comedy portrayal….followed by some really great physical comedy and music comedy stuff….for this guy was highly energetic and full…

Music Comedy – Martin Mull – I’ve Played Some Shitholes Before, But This Takes The Cake & I Want To Be God

DOG ASIDE: Martin Mull has been entertaining folks on stage, in film and on television for the better part of 50 years since his first stage performance in 1970….for he is truly a talented person….having gained acclaim for his songwriting, his stand-up comedy, his television sitcom comedy and his unique roles in Hollywood movies. What…

Comedy – Special – 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 1980s….when she appeared on HBO‘s Young Comedians with Hosts The Smothers Brothers…..as seen in this video herewith….while also appearing on  The Tonight Show and on Dom DeLuise’s television show.  Mauro Murphy…

Comedy – 1978 – Chevy Chase – Special – The Art Of Physical Comedy

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy recorded more than 150 episodes of Saturday Night Live during the 1970’s and 1980’s…..and after transferring each of these episodes from Sony Betamax cassette to digital….thus having watched almost every skit from every show over a 12 year period….I can honestly say that Chevy Chase was a master of physical comedy….which is a…

Music – Bette Midler – Walking Piece Of Art & Take Me To Paradise & Shiver Me Timbers

DOG COMMENTARY: There are certain singer / comedian / entertainers that are far more entertainers than they are singers and comedians….and The Divine Miss M is one of those artists……for her was a woman who had “great pipes”….who could sing like an angel while telling a story like when she sings “Shiver Me Timbers”….while making…

Comedy – Rich Little – President Richard Nixon & Famous Voice Actor Frank Welker

DOG COMMENTARY: Probably the most famous of Rich Little’s voice impersonations was his redition of President Richard M. Nixon….and in this video clip…he “really puts on the shine”….as he gives a wonderful portrayal of Tricky Dick in this skit in the video herewith…..with the skit being overlayed by the music from Mission Impossible….for this “man of a thousand…

Comedy – Special – Rich Little – With Female Impersonation Craig Russell

DOG COMMENTARY: Rich Little was one of Canada’s and America’s greatest impersonator and impressionist to ever grace a stage….enjoying a professional career of entertaining folks with his incredible gift of voice and mannerism replication of literally a thousand different well known personalities from 1963 to the present….and since I have quite a bit of content…