Friday, March 25, 2016

RIP Garry Shandling

Sad, shocking news yesterday. Garry Shandling, dead at 66. Variety has a good write up about his life.

I was a fan of Garry's since the first time I saw him--guest hosting the Tonight Show for Johnny Carson. Over the years he created a lot of high quality entertainment, including "It's Garry Shandling Show" on Fox (which I watched religiously). But his masterpiece was The Larry Sanders Show--one of the top five comedies of all-time. That really was a show about something. Garry explains it in this first clip...