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Tag Archives: Comedians
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 … Continue reading
Posted in RagBlog Tagged Actors, Alan Waldman, Caesar's Hour, Comedians, Deaths, Obituary, Rag Bloggers, Sid Caesar, Television Stars, Your Show of Shows 1 Comment
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, … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Actors, Cantinflas, Comedians, Film, Gregg Barrios, Mario Moreno, Mexico, San Antonio 1 Comment
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 … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Comedians, Daniel Tosh, Humor, Paul Krassner, Rape 1 Comment
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 … Continue reading
Posted in Rag Bloggers Tagged Comedians, Music, New York, Performance 4 Comments
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 / … Continue reading
Posted in RagBlog Tagged Barack Obama, Broadcast Media, Comedians, Entertainers, Humor, Political Satire 1 Comment