This is the grave of Sam Kinison. Born in Yakima, Washington in 1953, Kinison grew up in a hard-core Pentecostal background. They had little money as their father traveled around as a preacher. In 196
This is the grave of David Brenner. Born in 1936 in Philadelphia, Brenner grew up in the poor Jewish community of that city. His father was a vaudeville comedian and David grew up in his shadow but al
Long before Laurel & Hardy were a famous comedy duo, Stan Laurel had quite the silent film career. He’s not at the Chaplin/Keaton/Lloyd level, but his films can be quite amusing, such as thi
This 1953 short is an absolutely outstanding satire of early television and the chaos it brought to households and neighborhoods. That’s a first rate late film cameo! This was also at the end of
The first episode of the new show “Who Is America?” doesn’t live up to the hype from the Earth-shaking NRA sketch. Blogmate Simon Balto brought your attention to the viral video th
I’ve done a little (ok maybe not so little) vlogcast with Aryeh Cohen Wade over at Culturally Determined on Bloggingheads.tv based on my earlier post about When Its Okay To Dress Like Hitler. &n
Big loss, although not unexpected. [SL]: Great tribute from Roy.
A few more Garry Shandling related links. One might forget how great the writing on The Larry Sanders Show was. So great. So hilarious. Thanks to Tom Till for the link. Conan O’Brien’s rem