Comedian Ross Bennett has a modern twist on the classic take-my-wife joke. “I’ve been married twice,” he says. “My first wife died, my second wouldn’t.” Like all fine humor, the line is based in truth, although Bennett won’t talk about … Continue reading Ross Bennett, Addicted to Comedy
The funniest line I ever heard was in a scene from The Music Man. Marian Paroo, the winsome librarian who is very mistrustful of men, has just declared her love for Prof. Harold Hill in song on a footbridge overlooking … Continue reading Rudy Frimmel, Where Art Thou?
As incredible as it sounds, he’s back. Bobby Bronco is harder to shake than a Canadian quarter, and you never know what he’ll say. It’s almost worth the two-drink minimum. You want tickets, really? Click here, then have your head … Continue reading Mittwoch Matinee
There doesn’t seem to be any end to this Bobby Bronco guy. Talk about obnoxious. I may go to one of his shows just to get him off my back. Whatever you do, don’t ignore him. That just makes it … Continue reading Mittwoch Matinee
For tickets, go to Bobby Bronco, click on “July 8,” follow prompts. Add “Robert Brancatelli” to Notes. If, even after all this, you still want more, go to Robert Brancatelli. By doing so, you hold me harmless from any liability and … Continue reading Mittwoch Matinee
I have a grandson who keeps the food on his plate separate. The chicken can’t touch the pasta, which can’t touch the beans, which have to be placed away from the bread. There can be no mingling of the elements, … Continue reading “Bobby Bronco”
This week, I went to hear a publicist speak about his experiences in Hollywood and offer advice to aspiring comics. The man has represented legendary comedians like George Carlin, Joan Rivers, and Rodney Dangerfield. I am taking a comedy class … Continue reading The Shadow Side of Comedy