I was once asked what I am afraid of most. I said
"A man or a woman without a sense of humor."
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
He died last month but I prefer Dick Cavett's words
to anything I could say about Jonathan Winters
No more Jonathan Winters.
What did we do to deserve this?
I’m just antique enough to remember when Jonathan first hit. Or at least for me.
It was the Jack Paar “Tonight Show” and no one had ever seen anything remotely like it.
A slightly chubby, amiable, Midwesternly looking man who could have been an accountant or a bus driver, nicely dressed in dark suit and tie, stepped out, a bit timorously, from behind the curtain and, on the spot and before our eyes, created a whole mad little world...