November 15, 2006, - 4:01 pm

One of My Fave Old-School Comedians

By Debbie Schlussel
One of my favorite old-school comedians is Don Rickles. His humor and put-downs are timeless and eternally hilarious.
He turned 80, this year, and has an interview in today’s USA Today. Best part:

Is there anyone in your family who wishes you would slow down?
No, my wife likes jewelry.

When he’s gone, his career in comedy will have lasted far longer than Sacha Baron Cohen’s will.

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6 Responses

Crapgame in Kelly’s Heroes!

Stealthkix on November 15, 2006 at 4:38 pm

“Look at you… You baby gorrilla…”
Rickles rules!

Yiddish Steel on November 15, 2006 at 4:51 pm

Geez, I thought the picture was John McCain…..I like Don Rickles a lot better than McCain, because at least Rickles tells the truth and isn’t afraid to hurt the feelings of illegal aliens who are sucking the country dry. McCain is a hockey puck.

DDB on November 15, 2006 at 4:52 pm

He IS a classic! The Rat Pack. The club scene when “cool” was really COOL. I’m still partial to Rodney Dangerfield though.

Rocketman on November 15, 2006 at 8:50 pm

I’d have a response but the Puerto Ricans next door stole my keyboard…

NiceBoychik4ShaynaShlussel on November 15, 2006 at 11:49 pm

For as long as I can remember….he’s been my nomination to be the director of The ADL.

jaywilton on November 17, 2006 at 3:11 pm

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