[In addition to optimal atmosphere, the tight-knit staff at Kelly's made performers feel welcome and above all respected. Elsewhere, that wasn't always the case.] I made some good friends there, ... It was a wonderful place. You never missed home when you were there. I was having a good time, and people were awfully good to me.Mort Sahl
"Morton Lyon "Mort" Sahl" is a Canadian-born American comedian and actor, widely considered the first modern stand-up comedian. He was the first comedian to dress casually and speak about current events in a matter-of-fact style. He helped to get Lenny Bruce some gigs at the hungry i, and occasionally wrote jokes for speeches delivered by President John F. Kennedy. Sahl got deeply involved in the post-Warren Commission investigation of Kennedy's death.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous journalists! More Mort Sahl on Wikipedia.