The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy

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It’s an extensive and hilarious look at what makes us laugh… Nick Digilio welcomes Kliph Nesteroff, author of The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy.  In this conversation learn why the mob played a huge role in comedy, the origin of the term stand-up and why Super Dave Osborne’s voice haunts Kliph to this day.

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