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Steve Martin: Born Standing Up and the origins of ‘The Jerk’

Just finished reading Steve Martin’s memoir, Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life (2007). I loved this, not just because it was a fun read but also because it gives a fascinating insight into the twenty-year genesis of one of my … Continue reading

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Wildly funny

For Alex for his 11th birthday, one of my very favourite funny videos: (Happy birthday, Alex!) Thanks for liking and sharing!

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Loving Lucy: Vale Madelyn Pugh Davis – a great comedy writer

In memory of Madelyn Pugh Davis (March 15, 1921 – April 20, 2011), who died this week. In the days when women were encouraged to stay home and focus on cooking, shopping and children, she was the co-writer — with … Continue reading

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