Shelley Berman, comedian-bard of everyday life, has died
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Shelley Berman, comedian-bard of everyday life, has died

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Shelley Berman, who won gold records and appeared on top television shows in the 1950s and 1960s delivering wry monologues about the annoyances of everyday life, has died. He was 92. Berman died Friday at his home in Bell Canyon, California, from complications from Alzheimer’s disease, according to spokesman Glenn … Continue reading

Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera
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Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood’s top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was a serious director and remained deferential to his longtime collaborator, Mel Brooks. “I am him in fantasy,” Wilder once said of playing the lead in Brooks’ films. After … Continue reading

Duo of Rapper Wale and Actor-Comedian Jerry Seinfeld album lands at No.1
Celebrities / Music

Duo of Rapper Wale and Actor-Comedian Jerry Seinfeld album lands at No.1

ATLANTA (AP) — Wale always wanted to feature Jerry Seinfeld in his music, but didn’t know how to reach the superstar actor-comedian, who initially knew nothing about the rapper. But then the Grammy-nominated performer met Seinfeld’s wife, a Wale fan and hip-hopenthusiast. “She’s a big hip-hop fan and of my music,” Wale said of Jessica … Continue reading