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Alan Waldman :
All hail (Sid) Caesar!

Remembering the late, great Sid Caesar, who didn’t laugh at my jokes… By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 The wonderful Sid Caesar just died at age 92. What a tremendous talent! From 1951 through 1958 … finish reading Alan Waldman :
All hail (Sid) Caesar!

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Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

Dia de los Muertos altar honors the memory of Cantinflas at San Antonio retrospective. Photo by Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog.Catinflas 101:Don Mario’s silent empire Known for his ‘little tramp’ outfit of patched, baggy pants, rope belt, tattered vest, … finish reading Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

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Paul Krassner : Are Rape Jokes Funny?

Comic Daniel Tosh. Image from The Hollywood Gossip. Inset images below: Sarah Silverman and Louis CK.Are rape jokes funny? Rape is a crime. Rape jokes aren’t. They are the risk of free speech. By Paul Krassner | The Rag Blog … finish reading Paul Krassner : Are Rape Jokes Funny?

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Ed Felien : Jon Stewart, Meet George W. Bush

In defense of the Left,with love to Jon Stewart In trying to appear a moderate, Stewart criticized the right for its attacks on Obama and the left for accusing Bush of being a war criminal and comparing him to Hitler. … finish reading Ed Felien : Jon Stewart, Meet George W. Bush

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Paul Krassner : In Praise of Indecency

Paul Krassner depicted in Oui Magazine advertisement for an upcoming October 1975 interview. Graffiti includes references to the Realist mascot, Lenny Bruce, and Jerry Rubin. Image from the Realist Archive Project.In praise of indecency:Paul Krassner is our ‘Satirist-Laureate’ By Harvey … finish reading Paul Krassner : In Praise of Indecency

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Girls Night Out : Cyndi Lauper and Rosie O’Donnell Celebrate Life

The Girls Night Out promo poster — and ticket stub. Photo by Thomas Good / NLN / The Rag Blog.Cyndi Lauper and Rosie O’Donnell:Terrific show for a great cause Although ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ is the most famous … finish reading Girls Night Out : Cyndi Lauper and Rosie O’Donnell Celebrate Life

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Andy Borowitz : Change we can Actually Understand!

William Buckley Syndrome? Barack Obama, interviewed by Steve Krofft on 60 Minutes, spoke in complete sentences and the show still scored record ratings. Go figure. Stunning Break with Last Eight Years:Obama’s Use of Complete Sentences Stirs ControversyBy Andy Borowitz / … finish reading Andy Borowitz : Change we can Actually Understand!

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