By Bob Zmuda, Matthew Scott Hanson
With a film approximately Kaufman already out, this is often his supervisor and buddy Zmuda's recollection of the past due comic. most sensible remembered as English-challenged immigrant Latka Gravas at the '70s sitcom "Taxi", Kaufman additionally seemed frequently on "Saturday evening Live", did stand-up, and wrestled girls. images.
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No plays with a traditional (or Christian) bias could survive on the stage, for the rakish lords and raffish orange girls would halt their groping in the pit or gallery just long enough to bury the playwright and cast with rotten vegetables and choruses of catcalls. The comic drama, after all, was written by, for, and about libertines. Anthony Hamilton's The Memoirs of Count Grammont and Pepys's Diary are presumptive evidence of a "sick" culture; the plays themselves confirm the diagnosis which many distinguished critics have agreed upon.
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