Tag Archives: Comedy

The Dick Cavett Show: ‘The Best of Carl Reiner Guest Hosting’

Source:The New Democrat “With comedy legend Carl Reiner passing this week here’s a compilation of best moments from when he guest hosted the show back in 1971!” From The Dick Cavett Show I gotta be honest (not for a change) that … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

Source:The New Democrat “Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: Raquel Welch- ‘Discuses Myra Breckinridge & Homosexual Audiences’

Source:The New Democrat “Raquel Welch discusses her movie, Myra Breckinridge in which she plays the title role undergoing gender reassignment surgery.” From The Dick Cavett Show I’ve seen Myra Breckinridge maybe 20 times, certainly 10 times in the last ten years … Continue reading

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Classic Film & TV Cafe: The Notorious Landlady 1962- ‘Scene with Jack Lemmon and Kim Novak’

Source:The New Democrat  “Diplomat Jack Lemmon has just returned to England and doesn’t know that everyone else suspects Kim Novak’s character of murdering her husband!” From Classic Film & TV Cafe Just on a personal note first: it was the early … Continue reading

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Jayne Mansfield Diamonds To Dust : A Guide For The Married Man 1967- Jayne Mansfield

Source:The Daily Review I’ll be the first to say, actually I would run to make sure I was the first person in line to say that A Guide For The Married Man is not a great movie. It’s also not … Continue reading

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The Economist: When Donald Trump Met Vladimir Putin- Cartooned

Source: The New Democrat I think a better name for the Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki could be, “When Republicans go Hippie” or, “When Republicans Became Idealistic, Utopian, Hippies”, with the subtitle being, “Give Peace a Chance.” I can just see … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jeet Heer: ‘Why Film Critics Were Blind To The Big Lebowski’s Brilliance’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I sort of look at The Big Lebowski as a parody of hipsters as a movie that makes fun of hipsterism and sends America the message that this is what … Continue reading

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The Onion: Pros and Cons of Free Speech on College Campuses

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To be completely serious second ( which seems to go against everything that The Onion stands for ) a pro for being in favor of free speech on campus is … Continue reading

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The Onion: ‘Dozens of Other Countries That Interfered With 2016 Election Annoyed Russia Getting All The Credit’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of this Onion article, I go back to I believe the first Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump presidential debate in 2016 where someone asked Trump did he believe Russia … Continue reading

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The Onion: U.S. Senator Tom Carper- ‘My Vote is Not For Sale At These Prices’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Note: these views don’t necessarily reflect the views of Senator Tom Carper, even if he personally wrote this piece for The Onion himself or had a staff writer write it … Continue reading

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