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As Personal as the Taste of Beer My wife and I have a difference of opinion: I think I’m funny, and she doesn’t. Her crew like slapstick comedy, I like biting wit. That equates to sweet and bitter: lager vs … Continue reading

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The Day the Humour Died

Freddie Starr (1943-2019) This great comic was found dead today in his apartment in Spain. The world of comedy will never see his like again.

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The Best of Pals: Comedy Acts

Stan & Ollie In advance of the new Laurel and Hardy biopic coming out this year, I should like to point out some other comedy pairs that have been embedded into our memories on TV. Laurel & Hardy Black and … Continue reading

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Mork Calling Orson…

Come In Orson Yes, I know it’s old and trite now, but a television station in Hamilton, Ontario (CHCH) still runs episodes of Mork and Mindy on a daily basis. And at the end of each program, Mork reports what … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Crazy Rich Asians Who would have thought that a film about Chinese family values would prove to be such a lovely film? There are many themes running through its two hour length, so it can get a bit confusing at … Continue reading

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