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Caesar's Mt. Rushmore of Comedy Writing Set the Bar

Steve Young | Posted 04.19.2014 | Comedy
Steve Young

What I would hope people take from Sid Caesar's life work was his willingness to take the risk that led to something new and hysterically wonderful.

7 TV Shows We Wish Would Make A Comeback

Posted 11.12.2013 | Fifty

It's getting darker and colder outside, and there's nothing that cures the winter blues quite like curling up with a warm drink and binge-watching you...

Publishing Talk: Hey, Did Somebody Write My Book?

Gina Barreca | Posted 12.18.2012 | Books
Gina Barreca

As someone who has been writing about women and comedy forever, I am a hive of conflicting and buzzing feelings about a new book on the subject being published this week.

Obamacare Pays Off - in Real Cash

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Nearly 16 million health insurance consumers will get rebates totaling an estimated $1.3 billion beginning Aug. 1 because Obamacare limits the profits that insurance companies can make off of illness, injury and pain. This is what Republicans are trying to take away from health insurance consumers.

'Laugh-In' Comic Actor Dies At 85

AP | ANDREW DALTON | Posted 07.29.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES -- Alan Sues, who brought his flamboyant and over-the-top comic persona to the hit television show "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" in the 19...

Guru Goldie Teaches Grade Schoolers To Breathe

Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

We all came to know Goldie Hawn as the ditzy blonde in Rowan and Martin's "Laugh-In" in the late '60s, which put her on the map. Since then, Hawn has ...

Barbara Eden: Jeannie Is Still "Easy to Live With"

Greg Archer | Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Couldn't we really use a genie right about now? Imagine the things that could change with a blink of the eyes.

Henry Gibson Died: Dead At 73

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Henry Gibson, the veteran comic character actor best known for his role reciting offbeat poetry on "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," ha...

Sock It to Me!

Danny Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Miller

It's been 40 years ago since Laugh-In premiered. Frankly, I'm not sure it withstands the test of time, but no one can deny that it broke a hell of a lot of barriers when it came on the air.