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  • Robert Schimmel z"l

    By Rob Eshman

    September 6, 2010 | 10:30 am

    The comedian, writer, thinker and mensch Larry Miller has a beautiful tribute to Robert Schimmel on his blog today. Schimmel was a regular Howard Stern guest.  As funny as his stand up was, there was something in the interactions between him and Howard that unleashed an even funnier,...

  • Robert Schimmel: Cancer, through a lens comedic

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 24, 2008 | 10:09 pm

    In June 2000, Robert Schimmel -- whose ribald routines earned him a spot on Comedy Central's list of 100 greatest comics -- was pondering his mortality after undergoing a cancer biopsy: "Is there a God? What about Jesus . . . I didn't believe in him on earth so is he gonna be pissed...