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Published Date: 3/29/2015
Stand-up comedian Mitch Hedberg gained a following for his surreal one-liners, delighting fans and baffling everybody else with jokes like, "My friend asked me if I wanted a frozen banana, but I said 'No … but I want a regular banana later, so yeah.'" As he gained a...
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Published Date: 3/19/2015
Moms Mabley was billed as the Funniest Woman in the World, a rare success story as a black lesbian comedian in a world that was, for the bulk of her 20th century career, dominated by men. Her edgy comedy tackled subjects that few took on until more recently, including...
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Published Date: 2/25/2015
Joan Rivers was more than just a comedian; she was a cultural icon. And if there was one place besides TV talk shows and comedy club stages we loved seeing her, it was on the red carpet ridiculing the fashion choices of the stars. Perhaps that's why so many people have...
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Published Date: 2/18/2015
Join us as we take a look back at iconic comedians of the first half of the 20th century.
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Published Date: 2/12/2015
Sid Caesar was one of the first great sketch comedians, elevating the genre from its slapstick origins to a smarter and more varied form. He pioneered his style on his wildly popular TV program, "Your Show of Shows," which is among the most influential comedy shows of...
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Published Date: 1/23/2015
Ernie Kovacs was more than just a funnyman; he also was a television innovator and an influence on decades of comedians and TV shows. One of the first early morning TV hosts, he proved that a market for morning programs existed, and he directly influenced the creation...
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