Well, this sucks: Norm Macdonald, whose laconic delivery of sharp and incisive observations made him one of Saturday Night Live‘s most influential and beloved cast members, died today after a nine-y
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 Henny Youngman. Born in 1906 in London, he and his family immigrated to New York when he was a child, living in Bay Ridge. He was evidently a real pain as a kid, getting kicked ou
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 is the grave of Dudley Moore. Born in London in 1935 to a working class family, Moore had physical aliments from his birth, resulting in his short height, a bad leg, and kids making fun of him. B
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
The difference between “good” Nazi humor and bad is about who gets to be the butt of the joke. “There can be no poetry after Auschwitz,” said Theodor Adorno. One can only imagi
Big loss, although not unexpected. [SL]: Great tribute from Roy.