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The comedian’s work, with and without Dean Martin, laid the foundation for pretty much all of contemporary American comedy
Was ‘The Day the Clown Cried’ really all that ‘bad, bad, bad,’ or was it just ahead of its time?
The BBC released a short documentary about ‘The Day the Clown Cried,’ a film the legendary comedian has called ‘embarrassing’
The Day the Clown Cried remains the comedian’s most controversial project
Director James Gray talks about basing ‘The Immigrant’ on his own family history on the Lower East Side
These 25 minutes of footage and interviews are the last of it, we’re promised
European cineastes clash with American ironists and shlock-meisters at the film-world’s biggest hoedown
…that he doesn’t want them to do comedy
At the late comedian’s 86th birthday party, a question arose: Is there a needier, more agonizingly ambitious figure in American popular culture than Jerry Lewis?
Nextbook Press presents an annotated version of ‘The New Colossus’
We may talk of its eternal qualities, but the music of Kol Nidre is forever being made anew
It’s so much worse than ‘Basterds’
The brilliantly aggravating music and art of Mauricio Kagel
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