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Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis Dies at 91
Legendary Comedian Jerry Lewis Dies at 91
Today the world of comedy lost one of its brightest stars. Jerry Lewis was no stranger to controversy during his decades-long career, but his impact on both Hollywood and comedy in general cannot be denied. From his early days as Dean Martin’s partner-in-crime to his career-capping turn in Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy  —  and countless box office success in the interim  —  Lewis’s impact on Hollywood will be a source of much discussion for years to come.
Labor Day MDA Telethon A Thing Of The Past
Labor Day MDA Telethon A Thing Of The Past
Ahh the long Labor Day weekend. In years' past, that used to mean on Sunday night, Jerry Lewis would start the 20 or so hour Labor Day MDA Telethon. A virtual Who's Who of stars and would-be stars entertained and company spokesmen brought out check after check. Then finally at 7pm on Labor Day Monday, Jerry would throw his arm back to the big tote board, and the new "bigger-than-last-year&quo
Jerry Lewis Gets The Boot From The MDA…
Jerry Lewis Gets The Boot From The MDA…
For all practical purposes, Jerry Lewis got fired from the MDA. When the release from the charity said "The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announces Jerry Lewis has completed his run as its national chairman. In May, Lewis and MDA announced his retirement as host of the MDA Labor Day Telethon. MDA Chairman of the Board of Directors, R. Rodney Howell, M.D., said, 'We will not be replacin