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Great Lines: Reynaldo Rey on Moms Mabley’s Live Act

Reynaldo Rey recalls the crazy, wonderful comedy of Moms Mabley and her show at the Apollo.

Jan 21st, 2009 | 4 comments

Great Lines: Jeffrey Ross on Roasting Jerry Lewis

Jeffrey Ross describes the laugh of the evening at the roast of comedy icon Jerry Lewis.

Jan 21st, 2009 | 5 comments

Great Lines: Kaye Ballard and the story of Lucille Ball vs. Mad Dog

Kaye Ballard recalls how Lucille Ball stood up to her once in the face of imminent danger.

Jan 21st, 2009 | 3 comments

Great Lines: Bill Marx on Harpo

Bill Marx tells the story of Harpo's final performance where the silent comedian spoke onstage shocking the audience.

Jan 21st, 2009 | 13 comments

Great Lines: Larry Gelbart’s Favorite George Burns Story

Larry Gelbart remembers how George Burns never stopped being in show business, even off stage.

Jan 21st, 2009 | 0 comments

My Comedian Hero: Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett remembers Bob Hope and how Bob Hope loved being Bob Hope.

Jan 13th, 2009 | 2 comments

My Comedian Hero: Cheech Marin

Cheech recalls the power of Jonathan Winters' improvisational skills.

Jan 13th, 2009 | 4 comments

My Comedian Hero: Jeffrey Ross

Jeffrey Ross appreciates how Cheech and Chong gave a comedic voice to those burnouts hanging out at the 7-11.

Jan 13th, 2009 | 0 comments

My Comedian Hero: George Carlin

George Carlin tells how Lenny Bruce inspired him to get out of radio and become a comic.

Jan 12th, 2009 | 11 comments

My Comedian Hero: Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett recalls how she gave up tickets to see My Fair Lady to see Sid Caesar live.

Jan 12th, 2009 | 6 comments
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