David Pollock, one of the authors of Bob and Ray, Keener Than Most Persons, spoke to Kathleen Dunn on Wisconsin Public Radio. The Kathleen Dunn Show paid tribute to Bob Elliott, who recently passed away by sharing some of his comedic works, and talking about the book Bob and Ray. Click play below to hear more!

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About the Book
Bob and Ray, Keener Than Most Persons traces the origins and development of the pair's unique sensibility that defined their dozens of local and network radio and TV series, later motion picture roles, Carnegie Hall performances, and hit Broadway show Bob and Ray – The Two and Only.

 

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Bob Elliott is a comedian, actor, and broadcaster, formerly one half of the comedy duo Bob and Ray. 

David Pollock is the author of Bob and Ray, Keener Than Most Persons. With his writing parner Elias Davis, he has written for The Steve Allen Show, The Don Rickles Show, The Carol Burnett Show, All in the Family, M*A*S*H, Cheers, and Fraiser, as well as nightclub material for Jack Benny. Their play Points in Time was produced at South Coast Repertory. They've won an Emmy, Peabody, Writers Guild, and two Humanitas awards.

 

The Kathleen Dunn Show Focused on leading balanced discussions about the issues of the day and those of our time, "The Kathleen Dunn Show" airs Monday through Thursday, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the Ideas Network stations. Click here to learn more.

 

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A performing arts podcast, Onstage and Backstage features authors who write about theatre, music, film, or television with guests of their choice. This podcast is brought to you by Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. All books can be found at halleonardbooks.com, Amazon, B&N, and independent bookstores.

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Applause Theatre and Cinema Books is one of five imprints of the book publisher Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. It is America's foremost publisher of theatre and cinema books, including books on acting and biographies of theatre and film luminaries, as well as playscripts and books on television. Visit applausebooks.com.

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Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group is the trade book division of Hal Leonard Corporation. We have the largest collection of books and DVDs for aspiring and professional musicians, producers, engineers, directors, actors of stage and screen, and discerning fans of pop culture, cinema, television, Broadway, jazz, blues, hip hop, rock 'n' roll, and more! Visit our imprint websites below:

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Bob Elliott of the famous Bob and Ray joins his biographer David Pollock to tell stories from David's new book, Bob and Ray, Keener Than Most Persons (Applause Books). Get ready for some amusing "backstayge" anecdotes from one of the funniest broadcasters in radio history.

Onstage and Backstage


About the Book
Bob and Ray, Keener Than Most Persons traces the origins and development of the pair's unique sensibility that defined their dozens of local and network radio and TV series, later motion picture roles, Carnegie Hall performances, and hit Broadway show Bob and Ray – The Two and Only.

Halleonardbooks.com   Amazon     BarnesandNoble     IndieBound

Bob Elliott is a comedian, actor, and broadcaster, formerly one half of the comedy duo Bob and Ray. 

David Pollock is the author of Bob and Ray, Keener Than Most Persons. With his writing parner Elias Davis, he has written for The Steve Allen Show, The Don Rickles Show, The Carol Burnett Show, All in the Family, M*A*S*H, Cheers, and Fraiser, as well as nightclub material for Jack Benny. Their play Points in Time was produced at South Coast Repertory. They've won an Emmy, Peabody, Writers Guild, and two Humanitas awards.

About this Podcast
A performing arts podcast, Onstage and Backstage features authors who write about theatre, music, film, or television with guests of their choice. This podcast is brought to you by Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. All books can be found at halleonardbooks.com, Amazon, B&N, and independent bookstores.

iTunes   RSS   Libsyn   Blog  Email

Applause Theatre and Cinema Books is one of five imprints of the book publisher Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. It is America's foremost publisher of theatre and cinema books, including books on acting and biographies of theatre and film luminaries, as well as playscripts and books on television. Visit applausebooks.com.

Website   E-Newsletter   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube   MusicPro Guides

Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group is the trade book division of Hal Leonard Corporation. We have the largest collection of books and DVDs for aspiring and professional musicians, producers, engineers, directors, actors of stage and screen, and discerning fans of pop culture, cinema, television, Broadway, jazz, blues, hip hop, rock 'n' roll, and more! Visit our imprint websites below:

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Authors of Comediennes: Laugh Be a Lady (Applause Books) Tuezdae Littleton and Darryl Littleton are joined by comediennes Cocoa Brown, Rosie Tran, Shayla Rivera, Jill Anenberg and Adele Givens to discuss their profession. 

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Comediennes: Laugh Be a Lady chronicles the evolution of the humor through the research of Darryl and Tuezdae Littleton and the scores of interviews they conducted with veteran female performers from all mediums, as well as Tuezdae's own experiences as a comedienne. Startling facts are revealed and tributes are paid to the icons of yesteryear by the titans of today in their own words and sentiments.

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Darryl Littleton is the author of two histories on the subject of comedy; one being adapted into an acclaimed documentary. He sits on the advisroy board of the Comedy Hall of Fame.

Tuezdae Littleton has written for Comedy Central standup specials and is a member of FICA (Females in Comedy Association).

Cocoa Brown is a standup comic, actress, and writer. She has appeared in films and television shows such as Lakeview Terrace and Breaking Bad. She is a columnist for Honey and In the Mix magazines. Twice she’s been voted Funniest Female on BET’s Comic View.

Rosie Tran is a standup comic, actress, and writer. She was a LA-area finalist on Last Comic Standing. She has written for half a dozen comedy joke books and has appeared on ABC, Lifetime, TLC, and many other television channels.

Shayla Rivera is a comedienne, actress, education advocate, and award-winning motivational speaker. She was named Funniest Latina Comedian by Latin 2015. She has appeared on The Roseanne Show and The Martin Short Show.

Jill Anenberg is a comedienne, TV host, actress, fitness buff, and improv comedy artist at the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Adele Givens is a standup comic, actress, TV host, and spoken word artist. She has appeared in Moesha, The Steve Harvey Show, the Tracy Ullman Show, and The Hughleys. 

About this Podcast
A performing arts podcast, Onstage and Backstage features authors who write about theatre, music, film, or television with guests of their choice. This podcast is brought to you by Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. All books can be found at halleonardbooks.com, Amazon, B&N, and independent bookstores.

iTunes   RSS   Libsyn   Blog  Email

Applause Theatre and Cinema Books is one of five imprints of the book publisher Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group. It is America's foremost publisher of theatre and cinema books, including books on acting and biographies of theatre and film luminaries, as well as playscripts and books on television. Visit applausebooks.com.

Website   E-Newsletter   Facebook   Twitter   YouTube   MusicPro Guides

Hal Leonard Performing Arts Publishing Group is the trade book division of Hal Leonard Corporation. We have the largest collection of books and DVDs for aspiring and professional musicians, producers, engineers, directors, actors of stage and screen, and discerning fans of pop culture, cinema, television, Broadway, jazz, blues, hip hop, rock 'n' roll, and more! Visit our imprint websites below:

Limelight   Amadeus   Applause   Backbeat   HLB

Direct download: comediennes_final.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT
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