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Discovered Gems: Kliph Nesteroff

As you can see from these two Robot 6 posts, I had a great time at this past weekend’s HeroesCon. Part of why I have loved HeroesCon the past two years is the presence of Evan Dorkin.

This year, at a panel discussing comedy, Dorkin mentioned Kliph Nesteroff, a show business historian with a few websites (including Classic Television Showbiz) . When Dorkin mentioned that Nesteroff posts obscure videos that would have me staying on the website way too long, I doubted him.

Then I ran across this 1958 conversation between Hy Gardner and Steve Allen, which includes a link to a Allen op-ed Village Voice piece . Yes, Dorkin is right,  I will be spending a lot of time reading up

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