Posted ByJ. A. Darnell on February 20, 2002 at 22:59:57:
In Reply to: Re: Young people and OTR posted byRadioMaster on February 16, 2002 at 19:50:56:
: : We have some younger people who are members of the IJBFC. You'd probably be surprised how many there are. Tell your story!
A few years ago, probably about age 12, I saw the Biography episode on Jack Benny. After that I read Irving Fein's book. I suppose a while later I finally purchased some JBP tapes, and was hooked. Now I'm almost 18, and still can't get enough of Ol' Blue Eyes! There are truly no comedians today that can compare to him... Dennis Miller, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano, and Drew Carey are all very talented, but surely lack the completely timeless comedy perfection that Jack had. Mr. Benny defined comic timing