I don't recall reading an essay before by Dana Parsons (though that is likely only my horrendous memory), but after the one in today's LA Times, I hope there will be a lot more of them.
Death ends mystifying 'feud' with Joey Bishop
The comedian, a delight on many occasions, became one of the most exasperating characters I ever met.
Dana Parsons October 20, 2007
In 35 years of meeting people on the job, I remember yelling at only two of them.
One was a zoo director in Omaha.
To this day, it amazes and saddens me that the other was Joey Bishop...
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