Saturday, October 11, 2014
JEFFREY MORGANíS MEDIA BLACKOUT #441
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JEFFREY MORGAN’S MEDIA BLACKOUT #441.44!
Lenny Bruce – Thank You Mask Man (Fantasy) :: No, thank
Andrew Dice Clay
– The Diceman Cometh (American) :: Now, more than ever.
Vaughn Meader – The First Family (Cadence) :: He looked like JFK, he sounded like JFK,
and three shots later his comedy career was as dead as JFK.
Bob Booker & George Foster — You Don’t Have To Be Jewish
(Kapp) :: Lou Jacobi! Frank Gallop! Jack Gilford! So what’s not to like?
Don Rickles – Hello Dummy! (Warner Bros.) :: This hockey
puck needs a box-set retrospective.
Dangerfield — No Respect (MCA) :: Here’s another guy who’s got no retrospective,
no retrospective at all.
– Live From Hell (Priority) :: Oh! Ohhhhhhh! Add this 96-decibel freak to the want list!
Groucho Marx – An Evening With Groucho
(A&M) :: Erin Fleming is the Yoko Ono of comedy.
Rusty Warren – Knockers Up! (Jubilee) :: Oh yasss!
Steve Martin – Let’s Get Small
(Warner Bros.) :: The Metallica of comedy is a mild and lazy guy.
Bill Cosby – Revenge (Warner Bros.) :: The Cos was a very funny fellow.
Eddie Murphy – The Haunted Mansion (Disney)
:: Eddie, what happened?
– Live On The Sunset Strip (Warner Bros.) :: A 50-foot solid gold monument wouldn’t even begin to do
the man proper justice.
– The Button Down Mind Of Bob Newhart (Warner Bros.) :: “King Kong” will remind you why Bob’s
SIZZLING PLATTER OF THE WEEK: Shelley
Berman – Inside Shelley Berman (Verve) :: But the coolest of the cool remains Mr. Berman,
who’s still making bridled anxiety an art. Even cooler: His classic telephone routines are more relevant today than
they were back in the ’50s.