Friday, September 05, 2008

In Memoriam: Fred Allen

It's not a complete nonsequitur. Tonight we watched the first 'What's My Line' episode after Fred Allen died. The last guest on the show was Toshiko Akiyoshi. Miss Akiyoshi is an accomplished jazz pianist, composer and the mother of Monday Michiru.

Here's a sample of Toshiko Akiyoshi:

And to lighten things up, here's Fred Allen (with some minor assistance from Jack Benny and Eddie Cantor):

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