Burt Kearns is an American television and film producer, writer, director, journalist, and author known for his influential work in reality television. His book is The Show Won’t Go On: The Most Shocking, Bizarre, and Historic Deaths of Performers Onstage.
Author of "The Show Won't Go On" Burt Kearns on LI in the AM! 9-2-19 by JVC Broadcasting
Comedy historian Jeff Abraham and producer-filmmaker Burt Kearns discuss their new book, The Show Won't Go On and provide fascinating backstories on the untimely (and unusual) passings of Dick Shawn, Joe E. Ross, Al Kelly, Parkyakarkus and Karl Wallenda (among others). Also, Moe Howard wears a dress, Sid Caesar packs heat, Burt Reynolds gets a paint job and Paul Anka tears down Wayne Newton. PLUS: Carmen Miranda's final bow! The poetry of Buddy Hackett! The history of the "bullet catch"! The strange death of Washington Irving Bishop! And Jeff and Burt attend the Jerry Lewis auction! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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2
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1 hour, 54 minutes
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