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"Mean Guy" Comedian Richard Belzer Discusses His Life and Career.

Comedian Richard Belzer. After struggling through a poor and difficult childhood and a rough decade trying to make it as a comic, he is now performing in comedy clubs from coast to coast. He is also appearing in movies, and starring in comedy specials on cable TV.


Other segments from the episode on December 31, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 31, 1987: Interview with Richard Belzer; Review of the best and worst rock albums of 1987; Interview with Paul Grushkin; Review of the ten best and worst films of…


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