Track & Field 1983 US Outdoor Championship featuring sprinter Carl Lewis & 400m hurdler Edwin Moses

DOG ASIDE: There were many stars on the Los Angeles horizon during the entire 1984 Summer Olympics….just U S stars alone include Mary Lou Retton, Jeff Blatnick, Michael Jordan, Evelyn Ashford, Greg Louganis, et al….I could go on and on…..but by the time that sprinter Carl Lewis and 400m hurdler Edwin Moses reach the L…


Red Skelton – The Drive In Theatre & Lacuufff Noi – The Sculpter & Clem Kaddidilehopper

DOG ASIDE: A mime or mime artist (from Greek μῖμος, mimos, “imitator, actor”) is someone who uses mime as a theatrical medium….or as a performance art involving miming….or the acting out a story through body motions without use of speech. In earlier times, in English, such a performer would typically be referred to as a mummer.  Miming is…


Comedy & Mime – Red Skelton Stand Up & Shields And Yarnell As The Kinkers At Breakfast

DOG ASIDE: Performing the “Doughnut Dunkers” routine led to Red Skelton’s first appearance on Rudy Vallée’s The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour on August 12, 1937. Vallée’s program had a talent show segment….and those who were searching for stardom were eager to be heard on it….plus Vallée also booked veteran comic and fellow Indiana native Joe Cook…


Red Skelton – The Eiffel Tower &, The Standing Ovation & Freddie the Freeloader

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy grew up with the Red Skelton Show….as he says he remembers back to 1951…..when he and his family would all gather in the living room to watch The Red Skelton Show each week.  Now folks….this was black & white television with “rabbit ears” antennas….so, first of all…what the heck is black…


Red Skelton – Two Highway Patrolmen & Two Texans & Frogs


The Clown Prince of Comedy is….and forever has been….Red Skelton. In this video he performs three mime skits…..first, two highway patrolmen….2nd two Texans (my favorite!!!)….and 3rd, frogs….and by the time the video ends….Red has once again…..just made people laugh.

Red Skelton Mime – Man Who Makes Greek Restaurant Salads & Life And Death Of A Flower

DOG ASIDE: Red Skelton ranks as one of my all time favorite comedians…..he was simply a cut above the rest….for two significant reasons in my book….one, he never had to use a curse word in his 70 years of performing….a statement that very few entertainers who last that long could ever say….and two, he could…


Mime – Red Skelton & Marcel Marceau – The Lion Tamer & A Piece Of Bacon Frying

DOG ASIDE: Richard Bernard “Red” Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer. He was best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971….and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show….who has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio and…


George Carlin – Animated News & Rain Dance & Asshole & Little Embarrassments imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, social critic and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy….and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his “Seven dirty words” comedy routine were central to the 1978…


Comedy – Lily Tomlin – The 7 Ages of Woman

DOG ASIDE: Mary Jean “Lily” Tomlin (born September 1, 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, singer and producer. Tomlin began her career as a stand-up comedian and performing Off-Broadway during the 1960’s. Her breakout role was performing as a cast member on the variety show Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In from 1970 until 1973. She currently stars…