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Comedian Jackie Mason Sounds Off on Political Correctness

THR: Legendary 84-year-old comedian Jackie Mason is weighing in on a controversy about political correctness that much-younger comedian Jerry Seinfeld ignited a couple of weeks earlier when he said he won’t play colleges because “they’re so PC.” 359 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

Jonathan Goldstein: When life’s big milestones are in the rear-view mirror

After the age of 40, what does a person have to look forward to? A new Wes Anderson film? Another Jonathan Franzen novel? When you are young, there are milestones, rights of passage. 477 more words

Life

Lewis Schaffer sees Jackie Mason and explains to me what a Jewish comic is

Last night, London-based American Jewish comedian Lewis Schaffer and I went to see legendary American Jewish comedian Jackie Mason at the Adelphi Theatre in London – allegedly his last ever London appearances. 1,108 more words

Comedy

Psychiatrists, Eartha Kitt, and Adultery

Jackie Mason The Smothers Brothers Show

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Jackie Mason rarely fails to make me laugh, and that’s been true for over fifty years. 213 more words

Performance

Laughing Bear Comedy Show -- Irish Humor

Top of the week

Well bless me Lucky Charms, we’ve got a bit of Irish humor for you on this week’s show including a classic from George Carlin on growing up Irish Catholic, a nice ditty from Robbie O’Connell on the perils of being an Irish folksinger in the US who just doesn’t seem Irish enough, and a collection of “drunk stories” from legendary Irish comic and tv star Dave Allen.   304 more words

Laughing Bear Comedy Show

Frank Sinatra at his best ... & worst

Sinatra gets harder to appreciate the more you know about him,” says Philip Collins in today’s Times [£]. He tells an old Vegas story about the comedian… 731 more words

Music

The Jerk (1979)

Movies often resonate with the individual based on the titles we see in our youth. They remain with us and give us no end of enjoyment after repeated viewings. 527 more words

Daily Take