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My Three Favourite Free Things At The Fringe *

I’m not going to Edinburgh this year because I’m busy playing with a boisterous elephant in this – http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/the-elephantom but these are three brilliant Edfringe previews I’ve seen in London/Brighton which I would definitely see again up in Edinburgh if I was there. 329 more words

My Three Favourite Free Things At The Fringe *

I’m not going to Edinburgh this year because I’m busy playing with a boisterous elephant in this – http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/the-elephantom but these are three brilliant Edfringe previews I’ve seen in London/Brighton which I would definitely see again up in Edinburgh if I was there. 329 more words

BB #42 – Behind the Mask

If you’re a fan of television you may know that David Letterman is retiring in 2015 and that his replacement is Stephen Colbert! If you’re not at all a fan of television, it’s possible you don’t know Stephen Colbert, who is the two in the one-two punch of Jon Stewart’s… 948 more words

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The Blog Gets Its Name (Aga #1)

The name of this blog belongs to Aga (pronounced “Ah-gah.”) He’s my best friend and the funniest person I know. I’ve referred to him in the past as “The Poor Man’s Woody Allen” and “The Undiscovered Andy Kaufman.” I’m not a Woody Allen fan (though I really enjoyed  879 more words

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Man On The Moon: the life and times of Andy Kaufman

Cult comedian Andy Kaufman disdained telling jokes and engaging in comedy as it was traditionally understood, referring to himself instead as a “song-and-dance man”. Elaborate ruses and pranks were major elements of his career. 457 more words

Andy Kaufman v Jerry Lawler

A compilation of various clips and footage detailing comedian Andy Kaufman’s feud with championship wrestler Jerry Lawler from the early 1980s. If you’re a fan of the Andy Kaufman wrestling documentary “I’m From Hollywood,” this is like seeing the box set of this documentary with the complete clips present. 21 more words

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Comedy Definitions

A friend of mine, B.D., invented a couple of phrases helpful for thinking about performance.

Kaufmaning: To perform in a manner characteristic of Andy Kaufman, by 1. 112 more words