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MB44 ... its about having fun, but its no joke! Lenny Bruce Thank You Mask Man (Fantasy) :: No, thank you. Andrew Dice Clay The Diceman Cometh (American) :: Now, more than ever. Vaughn Meader The First Family (Cadence) :: He looked like JFK, he sounded like JFK, and three shots later his career was as dead as JFK. Bob Booker & George Foster You Dont Have To Be Jewish (Kapp) :: Lou Jacobi! Frank Gallop! Jack Gilford! Don Rickles Hello Dummy! (Warner Bros.) :: This hockey puck needs a box-set retrospective. Rodney Dangerfield No Respect (MCA) :: Heres another guy whos got no retrospective, no retrospective at all. Sam Kinison – Live From Hell (Priority) :: Oh! Ohhhhhhh! Add this 96-decibel freak to the want list! Groucho Marx An Evening With Groucho (A&M) :: Erin Fleming is the Yoko Ono of comedy. Rusty Warren Knockers Up! (Jubilee) :: Oh yasss! Steve Martin Lets Get Small (Warner Bros.) :: The Metallica of comedy is a mild and lazy guy. Bill Cosby Revenge (Warner Bros.) :: The Cos was a very funny fellow. Eddie Murphy The Haunted Mansion (Disney) :: Eddie, what happened? Richard Pryor – Live On The Sunset Strip (Warner Bros.) :: A 50-foot solid gold monument wouldnt even begin to do the man proper justice. Bob Newhart The Button Down Mind Of Bob Newhart (Warner Bros.) :: King Kong will remind you why Bobs cool. SIZZLING PLATTER OF THE WEEK: Shelley Berman Inside Shelley Berman (Verve) :: But the coolest of the cool remains Mr. Berman, whos still making bridled anxiety an art. Even cooler: His classic telephone routines are more relevant today than they were back in the 50s. Be seeing you!
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