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Happy Mother’s Day from Classic Friars Club Roasts

A Mother’s Day Note from Classic Friars Club Roasts Dear Comedy Lovers, Happy Mother’s Day! Classic Friars Club Roasts holds mothers near and dear. There is an especially large place in our hearts for the fabulous female comedians who make us laugh; names like Carol Burnett, Moms Mabley, Gilda Radner, Lucille Ball, Kathy Griffin, Gracie

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You might not think Thanksgiving is very funny, but once you get past the stress of cooking, crazy relatives, and shopping until you drop, you really should take some time to sit back with your family and laugh at some of the best comedy roasts of all time from Classic Friars Club Roasts. The Friars started in

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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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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 Classic Friars Club – The Best Laughs And Comedians Of All Time

If you have ever laughed yourself silly watching a celebrity roast on TV, Classic Friars Club Roasts is your chance to own the best comedy roasts of all time . You can buy this lost treasure of comedy on DVD, featuring rare TV performances not seen in decades. Each guest of honor is brilliantly lambasted

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The Jack Benny Friars Club Roast – Johnny Carson

A clip from the classic Friars Club Roast of Jack Benny which originally took place on January 21, 1970. This hilarious moment features Johnny Carson at his best. In this rare moment you will see one of the greatest comedians of all-time pay tribute to Jack Benny the only way he knew how…by insulting him!

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