Sunday, July 1, 2012

Happy Canada Day! The Lumberjack Song

Monty Python's tribute to the Canadian lumber business. This is one of the most widely seen Monty Python sketches.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Andy Kaufman's First Appearance on Tonight Show - 1977

This was Andy Kaufman's First Appearance on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show. Today is the 28th anniversary of Andy's death.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Monday, March 5, 2012

The Moose - 1965 Woody Allen Stand-up

Long before Woody Allen directed and stared in movies, he was a comedy write and did stand up. Here is a routine he did on English television in 1965

Monday, February 27, 2012

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

More Fart Jokes - George Carlin 1978

One of Carlin's most well known routines was his discussion on farts. This continues our "Fart for Your Valentine" week.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

A Visit to the Zoo

For those of you who thought we were to classy to go for the fart joke, were unfortunately wrong!



Sounds like a chain saw to me!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Richard Pryor - Ed Sullivan Show 1966

This has to be one of the earliest TV appearance by Richard Pryor, it's amazingly mainstream/tame.



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Library of Congress Black History Month website
NAACP Black History Month Page
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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Monday, February 6, 2012

Old Sketch Comedy - Ernie Ford, Minnie Pearl and George Gobel

For years Minnie Pearl performed with the Grand Ole Opry and Hee Haw. Here are a couple of sketches from way back when. While comedy often doesn't age well, this one still brings a smile to my face.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Richard Pryor on the N-word

This is not Richard Pryor's funniest clip, but it is one of his more thoughtful moments on stage as he discusses using the N word.



Celebrate Black History Month by learning something about your family, friends and neighbors.
Library of Congress Black History Month website
NAACP Black History Month Page
Wikipedia Article

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Swinging the Alphabet - Three Stooges Sing

This is one of my all-time favorite Three Stooges scene, visiting professors teaching the class on "Swinging the Alphabet".

Friday, January 27, 2012

George Carlin on What's My Line

Here is a few minutes from the old TV classic, What's My Line. George Carlin is the guest. This is in the 60s when George was a "Straight" comedian, no swearing, no hippie dippie weather man and still a relatively short hair cut. He get's a few laughs in the last couple minutes.

George Carlin's 7 Words - Age Restricted

George Carlin discusses how his 7 word list was reduced to 6. A very funny version of the routine from the late 70's.


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