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  • “Fridays” Finally Freed to DVD by Fan Richard Foos

    By Melanie Chartoff

    October 10, 2013 | 10:08 am

    Once upon a time, some iconoclastic comic actors and wildly original writers were assembled to copy a hit TV show's style, and despite format limits, managed to distinguish themselves in bleeding edge ways. Staggering under the pressure of performing live with little network...

  • The costliest word in show business . . . the 'N-word' [VIDEO]

    By Jay Firestone

    July 23, 2008 | 11:52 pm

    An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth and now $50 for a racial slur. That's the policy that the Laugh Factory owner Jamie Masada endorses.

    Ever since Michael Richards' racial outburst at the Sunset Strip comedy club in November 2006, Masada has decided to impose a $50 fine, payable...

  • Kaddish for Carlin

    By Rob Eshman

    June 26, 2008 | 11:31 am

    Everybody keeps asking me whether George Carlin was Jewish.

    "I heard he was related to the Karlin-Stoliner rebbe," a colleague said about the comedian who died this week at the age of 71.

    No, not unless the Karlin-Stoliner rebbe's family was really Irish and Catholic.

    "Are you going...

  • Michael Richards: still not a Jew

    November 20, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Michael Richards is not a Jew.

    As Cosmo Kramer in "Seinfeld," Richards played one on TV. But he himself is not Jewish -- not that there's anything wrong with that.

    Richards lashed out a heckler at the Laugh Factory last Friday, spitting out the "N" word without humor and with...

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