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This one truly hurts. Actor Abe Vigoda who became a cult figure in the last 30 years because of an erroneous report of his death in People magazine in 1982 has indeed died. His daughter reported that Vigoda, who would have been 95 in February, died peacefully in her home in Woodland Park,┬áNew Jersey on […]

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I was just reading Ken Levine’s blog and he had written a post about a recent trip he was forced to make to the DMV, as in Department of Motor Vehicles. At the end of the story, he posted this hilarious clip from the old sitcom “Taxi” (1978-1983). As I watched it, I thought to […]

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Today is my birthday. A rather substantial one in fact. In honor of that, I thought I’d take a quick trip around YouTube and pick some of my all time favorite moments from some of my all time favorite TV shows. I’ll start now and I may add to these as the day goes on […]

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Question of the day, how many “stand up philosophers” have YOU known in your lifetime? Whatever the number, I’ll bet few were as funny as Comicus.

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I had the distinct pleasure yesterday of speaking with Candice “Candy” Azzara. Ms. Azzara is a delightfully talented actress who has appeared is some of my favorite movies and TV shows over the years. Born and raised in Brooklyn in a decidedly colorful Italian American family, she is as charming to speak to as she […]

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