YouTube has everything: The Richard Bey Show

At the height of the trash talk show mania, one stood out for me even amongst the many others: The Richard Bey Show. Produced by WWOR in the New York area and syndicated nationally, I became aware of it as a teenager once my family moved to the tri-state area, and for awhile, like many, I was hooked. Continue reading

YouTube has everything: Carol Burnett outtakes

Last year I bought the gigantic Time Life box set of The Carol Burnett Show, and I’ve found the program incredibly entertaining to watch. Among the fabled outtakes and bloopers from the show is the one above, where Tim Conway improvises about an elephant during a Mama’s Family sketch. Every time they think they got out of it, he kept going. Continue reading

YouTube has everything: A full hour of game show laughs

Clip shows were popular as reality series picked up steam, as they were cheap, effective counterprogramming.  Of course, YouTube allows for similar concepts to excel equally well.  Family Feud revived its fortunes, boosting its ratings to heights not seen in quite some time, despite the fact that it is a show that’s been on the air for the majority of the past 40 years, and online clips with funny or outrageous answers helped drive some of the initial interest. Continue reading

Required viewing: Larry Miller’s ‘Five Stages of Drinking’

This routine is a classic.  Larry Miller, a comedian whose name you may not know off the top of your head but certainly will look familiar from a career filled with movies, TV and stand-up comedy, has the quintessential take on drinking and the various permutations of nights that can pop up. Continue reading

An encounter with a different sort of Krispy Kreme

A co-worker brought this to my attention recently, and I’m not quite sure what to make of it.  It’s (seemingly) intentionally awful, holiday themed, and the artist himself changed his name to Froggy Fresh after a legal cease-and-desist from the famous doughnut brand.

In the spirit of the holidays, enjoy, laugh, and explore more from Froggy Fresh if you’re feeling ambitious.