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As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.

As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.

The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us. ---->>>

As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian. ---->>>

I quit smoking well over twenty years ago. ---->>>

While you're improvising, you may come up with something which will break him up. As soon as that smile comes out, you know that, hey, we're having fun. ---->>>

Unquestionably, standup comedy is and has always been an art form. ---->>>

I am careful with my material and presentation. ---->>>

I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic.

I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing, Literary and Dramatic.

I am presently in my thirteenth year of teaching a graduate course at the University of Southern California. ---->>>

I believe it is important for comedians to know who came before them. ---->>>

I will always love to perform standup comedy. ---->>>

My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's. ---->>>

My whole act is confession. ---->>>

The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to do so. ---->>>

The Steve Allen Sunday night show had the right to two options after my first performance. ---->>>

Though it sold very well, I hated The Edge. ---->>>

So that this thing that aired in 1963 would result a few years later in personal bankruptcy, would result in having people be on edge with me, wondering when I'm going to blow up. ---->>>

I was an actor before becoming a comedian. ---->>>

Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work, my first love. ---->>>

Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience. ---->>>

Outside came in '60. The Edge in '61. All three made Gold, but the biggest seller was Inside. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-03, 1926
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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Occupation: Comedian

Sheldon "Shelley" Berman (born February 3, 1925) is an American comedian, actor, writer, teacher, lecturer, and poet.(wikipedia)