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Comedy Ain’t No Joke

“How are you, Mr. Gregory?” I asked the Funniest Man in America as he walked into the club. “Buddy, you call me James, okay?” “Deal,” I said.  “Glad you stopped by.  You’re one of Birmingham’s favorite visitors, you know.” “Well, … Continue reading

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In the Library: Seriously Funny

This well-researched study of the revolutionary comedians of the 1950s and 1960s (Jonathan Winters, Woody Allen, Nichols & May, Bob Newhart, Ernie Kovacs, Mort Sahl, Mel Brooks, Phyllis Diller, Will Jordan, Vaughn Meader, The Smothers Brothers, Tom Lehrer, etc.) is … Continue reading

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