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The Comedian's-eye View of 10/06/97

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sun,  5 Oct 97 16:21:42 -0700
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Subject: The Comedian's-eye View of 10/06/97

Excerpted-from: 10/06/97 -- ShopTalk

                         Monday October 6, 1997

       "What a ball team, defending World Series champions, and it looks
	like they've got a legitimate shot at repeating the title.  But,
	you know, you have to think about this: In the world of baseball,
	fame is fleeting, it really is.  You're here one day, you're gone
	the next day.  I was telling the same thing to my new gardener,
	Hideki Irabu."
				- David Letterman on the NY Yankees


"Marv Albert has been offered a job on a Tampa, Fla., radio station's 'shock
jock' show," says Alex Kaseberg.  "I think he should take it.  He has a
great hairpiece for radio."

Top Ten Rejected Names for Bryant Gumbel's New Show

10. Touched By a Gumbel
 9. Bryant's Wednesday Night Grab-A**
 8. Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Gumbel
 7. Gumbellaventura
 6. Why in God's Name Did I Move to CBS?
 5. Gumbling for Dollars
 4. Senor Bryant's Fiesta of News!
 3. Let's Get Ready to Gumbel
 2. Dateline NBC Sucks
 1. Everybody Loves Bryant

taking a page out of the Clinton-Gore book on creative fund- raising. For
a $5000 donation you can come to a "Paula House coffee." And for a $50,000
donation you get to sleep in the "Jones bedroom.
(Bill Williams)

"A recommendation in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. suggest that
anti-smoking products should be made more appealing.  Currently in
development is the after-sex patch." (Gary Easley)

"The cost of the Whitewater probe has now topped $30 million," says the
Cutler Daily Scoop.  "For that amount, we coulda bought the whole
development ourselves and had enough left over for a water park."

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