Dead Comedian Of The Week: Andy Kaufman, The Unlikely Bombthrower

For Comedy Week, we're running a handful of tributes in the vein of our Dead Wrestler of the Week series. Here, from the best book ever written about stand-up comedy, Phil Berger's The Last Laugh, we look at the evolution of Andy Kaufman, meshuga provocateur. » 8/12/11 4:25pm 8/12/11 4:25pm

Andy Kaufman Foretold Of The UCLA-Memphis Matchup


In honor of the Memphis-UCLA matchup this Saturday, we present you Andy Kaufman — whom, yes, we do consider a genius — and his famous "I'm from Hollywood!" rant against Jerry Lawler, from "Mem-PHUS Tuh-nuh-SEE." This should really be in the promo for Saturday's game. All we do is plow the fields and farm in the farm and … » 4/02/08 5:01pm 4/02/08 5:01pm