Comedy – Spanky and Our Gang – The Variety Show & The Food Fight

DOG ASIDE: Spanky and Our Gang (also known as The Little Rascals or Hal Roach’s Rascals) is a series of American comedy short films about a group of poor neighborhood children and their adventures. Created by comedy producer Hal Roach….the series was produced between 1922 and 1944 and is noted for showing children behaving in…

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Steve Martin – Confederate Soldier & Johnny Cash & Street Drunk & Balloon Tricks

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In this video….Steve Martin does some of his situation comedy and stand-up routines….with the Confederate soldier….his conversation with Johnny Cash…..his portrayal of a homeless street drunk…..and his ever popular balloon tricks….as Martin gives us the wide range of his outrageous comedy.

Robin Williams – Heat Seeking Missle & Puberty & Cocaine & I’ll Take Quaallude

DOG ASIDE: Robin Williams does some of his best stand-up comedy work in this particular video clip…..as his routine on the incredible heat seeking moisture missile is down right hilarious….with skits on puberty, cocaine and I’ll take a quaallude….are right up there at the top of his comedic brain. The world will miss Robin Williams…

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Steve Martin – While In The Wild & Tap Dancing With Gregory Hines & Emperor Rudolph

DOG ASIDE: Stephen Glenn “Steve” Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician….who came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour….and later became a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.  In the 1970’s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses…

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Comedy – Andy Kaufman – playing the bongos & speaking in foriegn tongues

DOG ASIDE: Andy Kaufman was a unique as an entertainer and comic can get…..as he first caught major attention with a character known as Foreign Man….who claimed to be from Caspiar (a fictional island in the Caspian Sea).  As this character, Kaufman would appear on the stage of comedy clubs….play a recording of the theme from…

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Comedy – Bette Midler – The Divine Miss M – Live in Concert

DOG ASIDE: One of this lil ole Chiweenie’s favorite entertainers is The Divine Miss M, Bette Midler. Bone Daddy saw her live concert in Austin, TX in the mid-1980’s….playing her CD’s often….and I just fell in love with her ability to sing, tell jokes and perform stage productions….and this live concert is evidence of the…

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Those Fabulous Clowns – Marx Brothers & Three Stooges & Abbot n Costello & Laurel n Hardy

DOG ASIDE: The Marx Brothers 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….with two of them (Duck Soup and A…

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Bob Hope’s Road To Hollywood – Virginia Mayo & Dorothy Lamore & Bing Crosby imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: In Bob Hope’s long and storied career in show business of more than 80 years…..he was able to accomplish a great deal….while sharing the stage with many great artists….but none any bigger than Dorothy Lamore and Bing Crosby….with whom he did his famous “Road Movies”.  In this video clip….we get to revisit many…

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