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Celebrating a classic star

Thousands came out Saturday to celebrate the life of one of the greatest comedians of the 20th century at the annual Oliver Hardy Festival in Harlem.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-10-02/celebrating-classic-star
Metro
Rants and Raves

Comments from our readers: GOOD GRIEF, David Letterman is not the greatest comedian around. But one bad joke about a daughter of the laughable Sarah Palin does not mean he is a bad man. There are worse people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-06-22/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
The day Chaplin came to Augusta

Considered by many the greatest comedian of all time, Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr. was born on April 16, 1889. in London. The second child of English music hall entertainers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/17/op_195345.shtml
Opinion columns
Final respects

...stand-ups who became titans of American comedy: Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Carrey, Tim Allen, Jeff Foxworthy. Like every great comedian, Mr. Dangerfield had a parting shot, delivered in August when he entered the hospital for heart valve replacement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/07/edi_430567.shtml
Editorials
Questions prove lack of sense

...the committee answered: "Why? We do have toilet paper here.") * * * RIDDLE ANSWER: Who might be called the greatest comedian in the Bible? (Answer: Samson. He brought the house down.) Juanita Williams called to suggest Ham was the Bible's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/22/kir_297167.shtml
Bill Kirby
Photo Gallery: Hardy Festival in Harlem

Thousands came out Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, to celebrate the life of one of the greatest comedians of the 20th century at the annual Oliver Hardy Festival in Harlem

http://chronicle.augusta.com/multimedia/2010-10-07/photo-gallery-hardy-festival-
Multimedia
Photos: Oliver Hardy Festival

Thousands came out Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, to celebrate the life of one of the greatest comedians of the 20th century at the annual Oliver Hardy Festival in Harlem

http://chronicle.augusta.com/multimedia/2010-10-07/photos-hardy-festival
Multimedia
Carol Burnett stacks up a 4th version of "Mattress"

...around with "Once Upon a Mattress" was far from enough. Before Burnett established herself as one of television's great comedians, she made a sparkling Broadway debut in the 1959 musical. She revisited it in a 1964 black-and-white TV special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/tel_33014.shtml
Television
Jerry Lewis talks about 'Love Story' with Dean Martin

...love Dean Martin as much as he did. Lewis doesn't think Martin got the credit he deserved for being half of the greatest comedian team of their day. So he's written a book, "Dean & Me (A Love Story)" to set the record straight. Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/14/ent_22745.shtml
Things to Do
Chris Rock hip-hops into mainstream Oscar gig

...he's 39 now, and it feels right. "I like the tradition of the Oscars," he said. "I like that some of the greatest comedians ever have hosted the show." How did Cates choose Rock as host? "Billy is doing a show in New York," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/29/osc_441263.shtml
Oscars