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"The Tony Clifton Story" (1980; Unproduced)

Andy Kaufman.. Just mention of the name alone in a conversation would bring either scorn, fascination, or merely indifference from those whom one would converse with. 1,716 more words

Film

January 17: Happy Birthday James Earl Jones and Jim Carrey

James Earl Jones celebrates his 86th today.  He entered acting after his early 1950s Army service, working as a janitor to pay the bills until he got steady work.  1,488 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Born On This Day: Andy Kaufman, Who Did It For The Lulz

Andy Kaufman‘s biggest contribution to society, I think, was to constantly challenge our perception of reality—especially reality as encountered second-hand by media and entertainment. 289 more words

Weirdness

Andy Kaufman Reads The Great Gatsby (and I understood that he meant a great deal more than that)

In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.” He didn’t say any more, but we’ve always been unusually communicative in a reserved way, and I understood that he meant a great deal more than that.

Andy Kaufman

TIME MACHINE POET OF THE WEEK

Andy Kaufman

Born Andrew G. Kaufman
January 17, 1949
New York City 223 more words

Why I think Trump will win

My feelings are that Donald Trump will get elected.

I have pretty much switched off from TV in the past 3 months as I have been so focused on my wellbeing and personal goals that it just does not interest me.  646 more words

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