Monday, May 20, 2013

Joey Adams Wrote a Whole Lot of Books.

The late Borscht Belt comedian Joey Adams, (Joseph Abramowitz, 1911-1999), was a sometimes vaudeville, nightclub and TV comic,  a stage actor, a comedy/joke/gag writer, a comedy/showbiz historian, a film actor, a newspaper columnist, a radio host, a dial a comic, Friars club Roastmaster, a husband to society/gossip columnist Cindy Adams, a friend of celebrities and politicians... and most prolifically, an author of many, many books.

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/12/03/arts/joey-adams-88-veteran-borscht-belt-comic.html

Here's the proof,  some with various covers, most if not all now long out of print...






































My portrait of Joey & Cindy Adams from "Even MORE Old Jewish Comedians"

Thanks to Tommy Moore

2 comments:

  1. To think those Southeast Asians would pick Ho Chi Minh over Joey . . .

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  2. I have an autographed copy of The Curtain Never Falls. Dated Sept. 15,1949.

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