GWS Companion: The Comedians of Budd Friedman’s THE IMPROV

You may have read my writing craft essay about Budd Friedman’s autobiography/biography of The Improv.  It occurred to me that many folks may not have seen the work of some of the standups who figure into the book.  That isn’t funny at all.  So here’s a journey through a very, very small fraction of the comedians who figure into the story of The Improvisation.

Robert Klein

Richard Lewis

Bill Maher

Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara

Jay Leno

Larry David

Paul Reiser

Lily Tomlin

Marc Price

Joe Piscopo

Howie Mandel

Lewis Black

Jerry Seinfeld

Jimmie Walker

Freddie Prinze

Elayne Boosler

Rodney Dangerfield

Paul Provenza

Richard Pryor

Robin Williams

 

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