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Sid Caesar, Comedian of Comedians From TV's Early Days, Dies at 91

New York Times - 12 Feb 2014
Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television's first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 91. His death was announced by ...
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'Reefer Madness' fires up campy fun at Starlite Room

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - 22 Jul 2018
If he had been born in an earlier era, Brian Finnerty might have become a variation of Ernie Kovacs or Sid Caesar, innovators who changed the face of comedy. You can imagine him on “Saturday Night Live” creating all sorts of humorous characters ...
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'King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen': Film Review

Hollywood Reporter - 19 Jul 2018
A native New Yorker who used to carry strangers' groceries to earn enough change to go to the movies, Cohen started out to become a performer — like "Sid Caesar or someone," he recalls. But he got a job as a page at NBC, and TV's first golden age ...
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Portrait of an Artist as an Old Man: Mel Brooks in His 90s

The Atlantic - 22 Jul 2018
A few years later, he wound up writing gags and skits for the legendary comic Sid Caesar, whom he had first met in the Catskills during World War II. By 1950, Brooks was in Caesar's writers' room, which eventually included such luminaries as Lucille ...
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6 Stories From Mel Brooks's Q&A in London Last Night

Vulture - 13 Jul 2018
On his second year as a staff writer on Your Show of Shows (where the writers room included Reiner, Larry Gelbart, and Neil Simon), Brooks was writing new material every night, working with showrunner and star Sid Caesar (who Brooks described as “the ...
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All 12 Stars Who Are EGOT Winners

Us Weekly - 12 Jul 2018
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Variety for The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special in 1967; Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Mad About You in 1997; Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Mad About ...
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Nanette Fabray, Comedic Foil to Sid Caesar on TV, Dies at 97

Bloomberg - 23 Feb 2018
“I think every funny thing you see on television today was taken from the Caesar shows,” Fabray said in a 2004 interview with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation. “Most of the sitcoms are based on the way Sid put them together.” ...
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The Growing Popularity of Foot Shooting

American Spectator - 12 Jul 2018
Johnny Carson, Jonathan Winters, Sid Caesar knew that instinctively. Actors and comedians need to make a decision — do they want to entertain people or proselytize? For them, it is essentially impossible to serve two masters. One of the masters is ...
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Almanac: Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows"

CBS News - 25 Feb 2018
A pioneering all-live comedy extravaganza, "Your Show of Shows" starred 27-year-old Sid Caesar, aided and abetted by Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, and Howard Morris. For ninety minutes a week, thirty-nine weeks a year, Caesar churned out his uniquely ...
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12 EGOT Winners (and 25 Almost-EGOTS)

Mental Floss - 15 Jul 2018
Brooks's first award came in 1967, when he won the Emmy for writing The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special. Beginning in 1997, he won three consecutive Emmys, this time as a guest actor on the sitcom Mad About You. It was ...
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Finding humanity in the heart of vintage New York

The Villager - 03 Jul 2018
What's amazing about the 12 El Morocco-themed pictures here, which include boldface celebrities of the day such as Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, Milton Berle, and Sid Caesar, is that all seem oblivious to Weiner's candid camera. One picture I ...
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Adult Film Star Ron Jeremy Sued For Sexual Assault

The Inquisitr - 29 Jun 2018
Legendary adult film star Ron Jeremy has been sued by a model who claims that he sexually assaulted her. According to the Daily Mail, Kristin Brodie claims that, in September 2017, Ron Jeremy groped her while they were working an in-store promotion.
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Sid Caesar: The Works Elevates TV Comic In August

Inside Pulse - 09 May 2018
Over the last few years Shout! Factory has come out with boxsets that have elevated the profiles of early TV comics Ernie Kovacs and Mel Brooks. Now Sid Caesar is having the essential elements of his TV career brought together in Sid Caesar: The Works.
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Nanette Fabray, Star of TV and Stage Comedies, Dies at 97

New York Times - 23 Feb 2018
In 1956 she won two Emmy Awards, as best comedienne (as the category was then known) and best actress in a supporting role, for her work on “Caesar's Hour,” the follow-up to “Your Show of Shows,” in which Sid Caesar had starred with Imogene Coca.
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The January blahs are a thing. I actually kind of like them

Los Angeles Times - 19 Jan 2018
In January, a house is a million little things. The kettledrum thump of the furnace kicking on. The burned coffee smell when you yank the pot out a little too early and the last few drips sizzle on the heating plate. The booming echo of a shower door.
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The Greatest TV Writers Rooms Ever

Vulture - 22 Jun 2018
It's a common misconception that Allen and M*A*S*H creator Larry Gelbart were also on staff at Your Show of Shows, but Gelbart only joined the group for Caesar's Hour, while Allen came onboard later to write on Sid Caesar's TV specials that followed ...
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Prefeitura de Campos Novos prevê a compra do estádio Pinheirão

Jornal O Celeiro - 22 Jul 2018
Ao falar sobre o projeto de utilização para o estádio Pinheirão, o prefeito exalta as condições e os esportes oferecidos pelo complexo Sid Caesar que tem ajudado muitos atletas a acreditar e investir na prática de esportes. “Hoje existem várias ...
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Sid Caesar, Comedian of Comedians From TV's Early Days, Dies at 91

New York Times - 13 Feb 2014
Sid Caesar, a comedic force of nature who became one of television's first stars in the early 1950s and influenced generations of comedians and comedy writers, died on Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 91. His death was announced by ...

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