Tag Archives: Comedy

Rodney Dangerfield: ‘Discusses Origin of No Respect (1973)’

“Rodney appears as the mystery guest on a 1973 episode of “What’s My Line?”, where he tells the story about how he came up with his iconic line, “I don’t get no respect”. From Rodney Dangerfield We had a post on … Continue reading

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The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson: ‘Carl Reiner Talks About His Insecurities’ 1/04/1983

“Carl Reiner Talks About His Insecurities on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson – 01/04/1983” From The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson Watching Carl Reiner spontaneously go into doing Italian opera (especially after claiming he didn’t speak much Italian) I think … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘The Best of Carl Reiner Guest Hosting’

“With comedy legend Carl Reiner passing this week here’s a compilation of best moments from when he guest hosted the show back in 1971!” From The Dick Cavett Show I gotta be honest (not for a change) that I was underwhelmed … Continue reading

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Ask Phillip Williams: Larry Garfield- Other People’s Money (1991) ‘Failure to Innovate, Obsolescence’

“Larry the Liquidator discusses how to kill a company.” From Ask Phillip Williams Larry Garfield (played by Danny DeVito) is right about one thing in this speech (and that might be the only thing) which is when you stop innovating and … Continue reading

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TCM: The Candidate (1972) Natalie Wood’s Cameo

“After winning the California Democratic primary, U.S. Senate candidate McKay (Robert Redford, who recruited his friend and former co-star for this appearance) meets Natalie Wood, his wife (Karen Carlson) and campaign manager (Peter Boyle) in tow, in Michael Ritchie’s The … Continue reading

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METV: ‘Can you tell the difference between Alfred Hitchcock and Rod Serling?’

“Rod Serling and Alfred Hitchcock are both giants in the entertainment industry, especially among horror and sci-fi fans. They both were excellent at what they did, both clashed with censors who sought to constrain their work and both set examples … Continue reading

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Real Time With Bill Maher: ‘Monologue: Live Free or Die Hard’

“Bill recaps the top stories of the week, including President Trump’s underwhelming Tulsa rally and Joe Biden’s strong lead in the polls.” From Real Time With Bill Maher Whether the Tulsa Arena seats 15,000, or 19,000 for any other POTUS (that’s … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

“Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a large auditorium near … Continue reading

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The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson: Kevin Pollak- ‘Does Woody Allen, William Shatner, and Columbo on Carson Tonight Show (10/19/1988)’

“Kevin Pollak Does Impressions of Woody Allen, William Shatner and Columbo on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson – Airdate: 10/19/1988.” From The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson This is kind of hard to talk about without doing this in person … Continue reading

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Marxist Socialist: British TV Show- Talking About Socialists and Socialism

“Louise Mensch (former Tory MP) on Have I Got News for You, making an argument that nobody in the entire world has ever heard before.” From Marxist Socialist I apologize if: “British TV Show Talking About Socialists and Socialism” is too … Continue reading

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