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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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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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Erik Schneider on Facebook: Chris Kirk: Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice Cabinet Generator

Source: This piece was originally posted at Erik Schneider on Facebook: Chris Kirk: Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice Cabinet Generator This is exactly why I don’t see Donald Trump’s presidential campaign as nothing more than his latest reality show. That will … Continue reading

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Slate: Chris Kirk- Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice Cabinet Generator

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Slate: Chris Kirk- Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice Cabinet Generator This is exactly why I don’t see Donald Trump’s presidential campaign as nothing more than his latest reality show. That will … Continue reading

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Erik Schneider on Facebook: The New Yorker: Mary Norris- The Comma Queen- “Massive is the New “Awesome”: When Real Words Lose Their Real Meaning

Source: This piece was originally posted at Erik Schneider on Facebook: The New Yorker: Mary Norris- The Comma Queen- “Massive is the New “Awesome”: When Real Words Lose Their Real Meaning From my Facebook page. Just a quick note and … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Mary Norris- Comma Queen: “Awesome” Is the New “Massive”: How Real Words Lose Their Real Meaning

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: The New Yorker: Mary Norris- Comma Queen: “Awesome” Is the New “Massive”: How Real Words Lose Their Real Meaning Just a quick note and a bit of a warning. Valley … Continue reading

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