Vulture’s list of top 100 jokes prove to shape modern comedy prove Jews are the real kings of comedy.
Veteran Jewish comedian Sid Caesar, who died in Beverly Hills on Wednesday at the age of 91, was one of the greats. Jewish comedians took to Twitter to pay their respects and hail their departed chief:
Sid Caesar was more than just a pioneer of TV comedy. The iconic comic seamlessly blended the immigrant Jewish experience, jazz music and the repercussions of the Holocaust.
Veteran Jewish comedian Sid Caesar, star of the 1950s television classic “Your Show of Shows,” died on Wednesday at age 91 at his home in Los Angeles, according to his friend and former collaborator, Carl Reiner.
Mel Brooks is one of only 11 people to win the Grand Slam of show biz. The funnyman looks back at his extraordinary career and unique relationship with Judaism.