Don Rickles RIP

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Richard M Roberts
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Don Rickles RIP

Postby Richard M Roberts » Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:08 pm

Oh great, so today it's Rickles.

In this era of political "correctness" and the thin-skinned inability of much of the population to laugh at itself, some had come to feel that Don Rickles was out of line, but what do they know, they're just a bunch of hockey pucks. Don Rickles was funny as hell, and he took the mickey out of lot of celebrity stuffed shirts, and they loved it.

Here's a Dick Cavett appearance where, like many Cavett interviews, some genuine questions get genuine answers, but Rickles still gets in some good ones:

And apparently, under his Rickles exterior, offstage he was a really nice guy.


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