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  • The world according to Mort Sahl and friends

    By Tom Tugend

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Half a century after Mort Sahl packed in Berkeley undergrads and hip San Franciscans at the hungry i nightclub, the man who revolutionized stand-up comedy hasn't mellowed.

    For instance, "Hillary [Clinton] is running on an entitlement ticket because she happened to be married to a...

  • Generations of comics salute Mort Sahl on his 80th

    By Hank Rosenfeld

    August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Mort Sahl changed the face of comedy. Before his, that face was Marty Allen's."
    -- Jack Riley

    And if you get that reference, you would have loved the Mort Sahl 80th birthday celebration at the Wadsworth Theatre on June 28. What's not to like? Shelley Berman in a seersucker suit...