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The Most Influential Comedians of TV’s Golden Era

Sure, things change in the comedy world. Johnny Carson retires, handing the torch to Jay Leno, who in turn passes it on to Jimmy Fallon. Even though Jack Benny and Groucho Marx aren’t on Instagram and don’t have funny hashtags, Classic Friars Club Roasts understands that Golden Age comedians’ unique brand of humor lives on

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Get Dad something he will love this year.

If you’re too old to make clay handprint impressions for dad, Classic Friars Club Roasts has the perfect Father’s Day gift for you. Now you can give dad some of the funniest, side-splitting-est, best comedy roasts of all time. These lost treasures of comedy contain hilarious comedy sketches and rare TV performances that have not

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3 Reasons Why You’ll Love Classic Celebrity Roasts

The Friars Club has been a comedy source since 1904, but what the club is known for is its celebrity roasts. Since the beginning of the celebrity roast — let’s say that started in the 1950s —  people have enjoyed watching famous comedians outright insult each other. Who knew that you could make a career out

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Celebrity Roasts Are Sure To Tickle Your Funny Bone

Looking For A Good Laugh?  A celebrity roast might be one of the most interesting events that you’ll ever see. Let’s face it; the people that take part in a roast are humorous and incredibly witty. In most cases, many comedians are involved in these roasts, so it should come as no surprise that the

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The Classic Friars Club – Jack Benny Roast DVD

One of the leading entertainers of the 20th Century, Jack Benny’s comic timing remains legendary. Be it his signature pregnant pause or his exasperated “WELL!” audiences adored the most famous cheapskate in town. His radio and television family: Eddie Anderson aka Rochester, Mel Blanc, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, and his real life wife Mary Livingston,

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The Jerry Lewis Friars Club Roast – Milton Berle

A clip from the classic Friars Club Roast of Jerry Lewis which originally took place on January 27, 1971. This hilarious moment features Milton Berle at his best. In this rare moment you will see one of the greatest comedians of all-time pay tribute to Jerry Lewis the only way he knew how…by insulting him!

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