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Joan Rivers Sits Down With 1991's Past, Present, and Future of Comedy

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 120,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waiting to be rediscovered by comedy nerds like you and me. Each week, this column will highlight a new gem waiting for you at the Paley Library to quietly laugh at. (Seriously, it’s a library, so keep it down.)

If you've seen either of the great documentaries Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work or Johnny Carson: King of Late Night, then [...]

How to Be a Stand-Up According to a Pre-Famous Jerry Seinfeld

The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. Inside their vast archives of more than 120,000 television shows, commercials, and radio programs, there are thousands of important and funny programs waiting to be rediscovered by comedy nerds like you and me. Each week, this column will highlight a new gem waiting for you at the Paley Library to quietly laugh at. (Seriously, it’s a library, so keep it down.)

This week, Warren Littlefield's oral history on NBC's Must-See TV block, Top of the Rock, hit stores and it serves as an entertaining [...]