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All I want for Christmas is Victor Borge's sense of humor. Check out some of his classic bits on Youtube.
Posted on December 21, 2011 5:30 PM
Did you know that he was also a well known conductor?
Love the gunshot near the end!
December 21, 2011 5:51 PM
December 21, 2011 17:51
I find it oddly admirable that he messes around with his own virtuosity
John Cox |
December 21, 2011 6:23 PM
December 21, 2011 18:23
Jack Benny did the same thing with the violin.
You've got to be GOOD to get away with playing that BAD.
December 21, 2011 7:28 PM
December 21, 2011 19:28
Well if you're talking about family...yes. I like that! Love my family don't get me wrong.
December 21, 2011 10:11 PM
December 21, 2011 22:11
What I find remarkable is how Victor can repeat the same routine over and over to many different audiences, and it is still fresh, crisp and funny every time.
I always liked his audible punctuation routine.
Dr. Bob |
December 21, 2011 10:43 PM
December 21, 2011 22:43
His inflation bit is the only thing I can remember.
I think he could have expanded on this quote a little bit, though. I know one or two people of whom I'd say:
"Santa has the right idea. Visit people once a year... when they're asleep... & be long gone when they wake up."
December 21, 2011 11:07 PM
December 21, 2011 23:07
Great continuation, T!
Totally admirable. I got to see Victor Borge in person when I had no idea what I was in for. It was hilarious and so magnificently brilliant that I can only chalk up the uplifting experience to the product of my low expectations coupled with the culmination of a routine carefully crafted over years.
Thanks for the great memories, John!
December 22, 2011 12:24 AM
December 22, 2011 00:24
HEY T: Funny!
HEY Z: That's a keeper. What a fantastic way to spend the evening.
John Cox |
December 22, 2011 12:35 AM
December 22, 2011 00:35
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