Summer of Comedy – 45 – Richard Lewis

Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Comics of All Time: Number 45 – Richard Lewis!

A stand up fueled by angst, with an unhealthy dose of neurosis thrown in.  He built a career turning misery and self-loathing into laughs.

Pat Cooper:  Ah, here’s a guy – here’a  guy that made a career on one subject …
Judy Gold:  Right. Continue reading

Summer Of Comedy – 55 – Alan King

Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Comics of All Time: Number 55 – Alan King!

He brought smart, Jewish humor, from the borsch-belt to America. As head of the Friar’s Club, he’s now an elder statesman of comedy.

Pat Cooper: It’s back to me now.
Judy Gold: Back to Pasqual!
Pat Cooper: Back to Pasqualy! Alan King.
Judy Gold: Wow – look at that picture! Continue reading