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Information on stand-up comedy from comedians whose careers started before Research vintage comedy here! This blog is for information only! All Are Welcome! Mar 29 — Nov 10 age Official Site. Thanks Brian B! On: Tuesday, July 12, By JimG Tag s Comment 9 comments. By JimG Tag s Comment 0 comments. Vernon was known for his gentle, low-key delivery and self-deprecating humor. He Sex-Offenders: Rehabilitation - Jackie Vernon - Sex Is Not Hazardous To Your Health been hailed as "The King of Deadpan.
His signature opening line was, "To look at me now, it's hard to believe I was once considered a dull guy. Even then he had a unique style, often cracking up members of the band with his inside humor.
He decided to give New York a try, and hung around Hanson's Drug Store, a meeting place for small time comedians and acts in the theater section of New York, where we would meet after making the rounds of agents who had their offices in the area. Brooks says, "I saw the original draft of the 'I used to be dull' routine that was written by Danny Davis, a hang around writer, who was later killed in a freak car crash while he was in a florist shop.
We would follow each other in and out of clubs we were working in New York, Baltimore, etc. There were a lot of small jobs booked by agents Peggy Day - Bob Dylan - The Dylan Cash Sessions 1969 Irving Charnoff.
Rickles mentions him fondly in his biography, "I was fortunate to find a manager who really cared. God bless Willie Weber. He was a second father In the s, Jackie occasionally worked as the opening act for Judy Garland and was a regular fixture on the Merv Griffin show, where he informed the host that his original stage name had been "Nosmo King," which he had seen on a sign.
He would take up a topic like prisons in a monologue and begin with, "Hello, prison fans. Plagued by strange occurrences and misfortune, Jackie would tell of traveling all the way to see the Grand Canyon, only to find it Three Coins In The Fountain - Frank Sinatra - The Great Years closed.
Then there was the time he went to see a fistfight, and it broke out into a hockey game. Vernon liked to quote an ersatz philosopher named Sig Sakowitz with the unexplainable motto, "A wet bird never flies at night. One of his early bits was the "Vacation Slide Show. Luckily, Sex-Offenders: Rehabilitation - Jackie Vernon - Sex Is Not Hazardous To Your Health didn't recognize me. He also told this story, an inspiration to scam artists and "phishers" everywhere: :One day I saw an ad in the paper that said, "Send me a dollar and I'll tell you how I make money.
I got a postcard back that said, "Thanks for the dollar. This is how I make money! As with Henny Youngman and his violin, it was seldom actually played.
When Dark Emotions - VampiriA - Wicked Charm guested on a summer variety program hosted by Al Hirt inhe came on with his cornet and said, "I play like I'm Hirt. Vernon's signature "deadpan" expression and delivery often had the roast audiences laughing hysterically, long before the punch line of the jokes. Vernon's X-rated story-style jokes about people engaging Sex-Offenders: Rehabilitation - Jackie Vernon - Sex Is Not Hazardous To Your Health extreme sexual depravity became legend, often with the added tag line, "and I thought to myself The film makes good use of Vernon's comic abilities, and is celebrated for his one-liner upon preparing to cut off a prostitute's head with an axe: "I'm so hungry, I could eat a whore!
Jackie Vernon. Ralph Verrone. New York Hilton Hotel, February 9th, Ethicon TB Loretta Mary Aiken aka Jackie Mabley. Mar 19 — May 23 age More Bio. Thanks shifferbrains! Mom Mabley Sings It's Your Thing The World's Prayer National Lampoon - Radio Dinner Star of the album is Christopher Guest CGwho does remarkable imitations of John Lennon and Bob Dylan, and contributes material to the lion's share of tracks. Page and Norman Rose he narrates the best known recording, "Deteriorata"-- a hilarious send-up of the Les Crane single, "Desiderata".
Musical Parody. Nipsey Russell. AtlantaGeorgia, USA. Sep 15 — Oct 02 age Lewis Show and the Tonight Show. Thanks lupine assassin! Funny Side Of Nipsey s. Southsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. Sep 08 — Jul 24 age Official Website. Wi kipedia. This featured Milligan and Sellers and John Bluthalwho also appeared in the Q seriesand was a response to Nixon's resignation and subsequent revelations about the Watergate scandal.
It featured Milligan singing I'm Innocent of Watergate, a song which apparently absolved him of all responsibility for criminal action. May 16 - Jun 13 age Wendell Lee "Wendy" Bagwell was the founding member and leader of the Southern gospel music and comedy trio, Wendy Bagwell and the Sunliters.
He joined with two young singers he met in church, Geraldine Terry later known professionally as Jerri Morrisonand Georgia Jones ultimately replaced by "Little Jan" Buckner, the wife of Bagwell's adopted nephewto form the gospel trio.
Bagwell was Sex-Offenders: Rehabilitation - Jackie Vernon - Sex Is Not Hazardous To Your Health for his comedy monologues, notably the million-selling "Here Come the Rattlesnakes" also known as "The Rattlesnake Song"an account of the trio's performance at a small church that engaged in snake handling.
Source: Wikipedia. Gospel Comedy. Thanks Ted H! Once in the Guinness Book of World Records for longest continuous joke telling, these guys combine comedy with musical ability.
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