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The Comedian's-eye View of 10/16/97

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 97 16:40:44 -0700
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Subject: The Comedian's-eye View of 10/16/97

Excerpted-from: 10/16/97--ShopTalk

                         Thursday October 16, 1997

       "John Denver died over the weekend in a plane crash.  I can't wait to
	hear Elton John's tribute song, "Thank God I'm A Candle In The Wind."
			- Paul Harris, CLASSIC ROCK 94.7/Washington, DC


T-shirts spotted on three men at an Orioles playoff game: "My wife thinks
I'm at Promise Keepers."

John Madden fears flying the way Superman fears Kryptonite.  When the Blue
Angels buzzed last Sunday's 49ers-Rams game, Madden said: That's the closest
I've been to an airplane in 18 years."

"Raul Castro will succeed his brother, Fidel, as leader of Cuba," says Alan
Ray. "Experts predict he'll keep the country heading in the same direction
-- to Florida."

"The World Series begins this weekend.  The ground crew keeps a giant tarp
on ready.  If it should start to rain, they will cover Eric Gregg's strike
zone." (Ray)

"In a magazine interview three months before he died, former NBC programming
chief Brandon Tartikoff blasted his successor Warren Littlefield -- calling
him 'a cockroach.' Littlefield had no comment, except to say his 'feelers
were hurt.'" (Jim Rosenberg)

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