Fw: [Groop]OT Question for Mark
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 13:31:54 -0800
I screwed up on the address of my correction of myself (Which I was hoping
to get out before someone else corrected me), thereby demonstrating the
truth of my last statement in that message. And also proving that I would
die of starvation if I had to make a living by typing and
proofreading. -Gary G.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Grossmann" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 7:07 AM
Subject: Re: [Groop]OT Question for Mark
> I meant Eddie ANDERSON. Sometimes I am such an idiot.....
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary Grossmann" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 10:57 PM
> Subject: [Groop]OT Question for Mark
> > Hi Mark,
> > I've been reading some of your POV articles about the great comedians
> > radio and TV who had already been around for 30 years when guys our age
> > watching them in our living rooms as kids. Although picking a favorite
> > kind of dumb, if I had to I think it would be Jack Benny. Not just
> > I found him very funny-often with just a look or mannerism-but for, as
> > discussed, not being afraid to let his regulars and his guests have good
> > lines and having himself be the butt of many of the jokes. And when I
> > his old radio shows decades after they were originally on, I was amazed
> > audiences of the time accepted Eddie Robinson getting the best of him
> > that Benny had the nerve to let the part be written that way.
> > If you've written a full article on Mr. Benny, I missed it. Do you have
> > Jack Benny stories?
> > Thanks-Gary G.
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