Comedy – Smothers Brothers Host Young Comedian Show – Jerry Seinfeld

DOG ASIDE: Comedian Jerry Seinfeld was a stand-up comedian long before he became hugely successful with his TV show Seinfeld….which ran continuously on television from 1988 to 1998…..which is still being shown as syndicated re-runs all over the world in 2016….some 20 years later…..but, in today’s video….he is just getting his career started in stand-up…

Comedy – Chevy Chase Host Young Comedians – Irv Burton

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Irv Burton was wonderful at physical comedy….as his impersonations of King Kong and Aretha Franklin are outstanding….and funny as heck…..but his bit on Sydney Portier and Bill Cosby is funny…..then his rendition of the 20 minute warning before Mama comes to kick some ass is so true….as this comedian is worth the watch. 

Comedy – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedian – Bill Kirkenbauer

DOG ASIDE: William Alfred “Bill” Kirchenbauer (born February 19, 1953) is an American actor and stand-up comic….who has appeared in television shows and films since the 1970’s.  He is best known for his recurring role as Coach Graham Lubbock on the series Growing Pains….and in the spin-off series Just the Ten of Us (ABC 1988-1990).  Kirchenbauer…

Comedy – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedian – Danny Johnson imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Sometimes, no matter how hard I try to find information on a particular comedian, athlete or participant….but I will be danged if I could not find anything out about Danny Johnson….but regardless of what this guy’s name is….he is one funny dude…..as his impersonation of Jack Nicholson is hilarious….as this cat will make…

Comedy – 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 1980’s…..when she appeared on HBO’s Young Comedians Show…..with the Smothers Brothers as host….the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson…..and on Dom DeLuise’s television show….as this video is evidence that she was a very…

Olympics – 1948 London – Track – Mens 100m – USA Harrison Dillard & Barney Ewell imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: William Harrison “Bones” Dillard (born July 8, 1923) is an American former track and field athlete, the only male so far to win Olympic titles in both sprinting and hurdling events.  At the trials for the 1948 Summer Olympics, however, Dillard failed to qualify for the 110 m hurdles event….though he qualified as…

Olympics – 1932 Los Angeles – Track Mens 5000m – FIN Lauri Lehtinen & USA Ralph Hill

DOG ASIDE: The 1932 Los Angeles Games provided a great deal of controversy in track and field….in the men’s 100m and 200m with Ralph Metcalfe and Eddie Tolan….but also in the men’s 5000m run with the head to head photo finish with FIN Lauri Lehtinen and USA Ralph Hill….as the crowd in attendance believed that…

Olympics – 1928 Amsterdam – Swimming & Diving

DOG ASIDE: As you watch the film coverage of the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Swimming and Diving Competition….it is easy to see how much advancement has been made….not only in the sports of swimming and divings….but also in the film technology and filming angles used then as compared to today….cuz any way you cut the pie….this…

Olympics – 1932 Los Angeles – Track – Mens 100m – USA Ralph Metcalfe & Eddie Tolan

DOG ASIDE: This video shows vividly two of greatest controversies in Olympic history…..as USA sprinters Ralph Metcalfe and Eddie Tolan in the 100m was the 1st controversy with a photo finish that shows at both men break the tape at the same time….but officials gave the victory to Tolan….saying his whole body crossed the finish…