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Comedy is really not like any other art form in that it’s very specialized and varied in it’s content, but generic in it’s title.   Joe Rogan

Joseph James Rogan (born August 11, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and former actor and television host.

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Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious. Peter Ustinov

Sir Peter Alexander UstinovCBEFRSA (born Peter Alexander von Ustinov  16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer, dramatistfilmmakertheatre and opera directorstage designerscreenwritercomedianhumoristnewspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster, and television presenter. He was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. A respected intellectual and diplomat, he held various academic posts and served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement.

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I got a Valentine’s Day card from my girl. It said, ‘Take my heart! Take my arms! Take my lips!’ Which is just like her. Keeping the best part for herself.  Robert Orben

Robert Orben (born March 4, 1927) is best known as an American professional comedy writer, though he also worked as a speechwriter for Gerald R. Ford and as a magician. He has written multiple books on comedy, mostly collections of gags and “one-liners” originally written for his newsletter, Orben’s Current Comedy, and he has also written books for magicians.

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Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die. Mel Brooks

Melvin James BrooksKaminsky, born June 28, 1926) is an American actor, comedian, filmmaker, composer, and songwriter.  He is known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Brooks began his career as a comic and a writer for the early TV variety show Your Show of Shows. He became well known as part of the comedy duo with Carl Reiner in the comedy skit, The 2000 Year Old Man. He also created, with Buck Henry, the hit television comedy series, Get Smart, which ran from 1965 to 1970

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