The Comedian Who Was Cut Down By The Same Bullet That Killed Kennedy

As you know, today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK, and as you know, there's very little to say about the assassination, its effects on history, and so on that hasn't already been said. One story you probably don't know, though, is the one about how JFK's death destroyed a famous impressionist… » 11/22/13 12:44pm 11/22/13 12:44pm

Here's Rare Audio Of JFK Bitching About The U.S. Hockey Team

Last year, the John F. Kennedy Library released more than 260 hours of transcripts and recording. Among them—the president complaining about the poor performance of the Americans at the 1963 World Championships. "Christ, who are we sending over there?" Kennedy asked. "Girls?" » 10/30/13 11:24am 10/30/13 11:24am

Dead Comedian Of The Week: Vaughn Meader, Assassination Victim

For Comedy Week, we're running a handful of tributes in the vein of our Dead Wrestler of the Week series. Here, Alexander Woo, a writer and co-executive producer for HBO's True Blood, eulogizes Vaughn Meader, the wildly popular JFK impersonator whose star plummeted after the assassination of his subject. He died in… » 8/11/11 2:20pm 8/11/11 2:20pm