And so we leave HISHE for pure comedy gold. That’s the whole theme. And we start here, with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in their legendary routine. I suspect I could safely say the one routine everybody knows, whether they know who delivered it to begin with or not.
Back in the dark ages, when audio cassettes were still a thing (but after 8-tracks), I got a four-cassette set of old time radio shows. Abbott and Costello were among the four, and this routine was part of the show on the tape. I wore that sucker out, listening over and over to this. I can still recite most of it from memory.
Now, here’s the thing. This should still be available in a year, but who knows. The version I originally selected was pulled for a copyright violation. So if it disappears, you’ll know why.
It should go without saying that you should not be eating or drinking while watching these things.
Comedy Week starts now.