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George Wallace

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Staying Alive in Hollywood with George Wallace

Michael Talks to Errbody

He ain’t just Silly. He knows some shit. Been doing Comedy for over 114 years. How do you survive thrive and stay alive in Hollywood? A Master tells us. Let’s talk about it.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


27 Jan 2023

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George Wallace Populism

History As It Happens

George Wallace was a segregationist. He was a pro-union Democrat who railed against federal power and pointy-headed bureaucrats. He demanded law and order while standing up for downtrodden, working class whites. He ran for president as an independent in 1968, winning 13 percent of the popular vote and five states. George Wallace was a right-wing populist with a talent for performative politics. And at a time of frequent comparisons between the crisis of American democracy and the rise of fascism in 1930s Europe, Wallace's enduring influence is overlooked today. His inheritors have found a home in the prevailing, pro-Trump wing of the GOP. In this episode, historian and Wallace biographer Dan Carter discusses the politics of rage eating at the body politic in the age of Trump. 


21 Jul 2022

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Donald Trump is the modern day George Wallace

Open mic with comedian RICKY COLE

Donald Trump is the new George Wallace dog whistles to racism in the big shit


6 Jul 2022

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George Wallace Elaborates

May I Elaborate? Sound Wisdom from JB Smoove

This week, JB Smoove and Miles are joined by the legendary George Wallace! Together, they explain why you need to start preparing for life’s curveballs. Plus George, JB, and Miles offer advice to a listener considering a move to Vegas. This Week’s Quote: “When a thing’s done, it’s done, and if it’s not done right, do it differently next time.” – Arthur Ransome (Keep Calm and Carry On Calendar, Workman Publishing).   Follow JB on Twitter. Follow Miles on Twitter.


27 Jun 2022

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George Wallace - Part 1

You Don't Know Schiff

Well, it's Legends Week once again as we welcome the 'doctor' and very reverend comedian George Wallace to the podcast.Mark and Lowell hang out with George for over two hours and cover so much ground. Today in Part 1 (of 2) among many things, George talks about growing up in Atlanta, starting out as a comedian in NYC, how his advertising and business education added to his success in comedy, and great stories from his experiences on stage.George Wallace has been a fixture in comedy since the 1970’s when he moved to NYC to launch his career.  Eventually moving to LA and became a regular at The Comedy Store.  He's starred in his own HBO special and has been on countless late night shows including "Arsenio Hall," "The Tonight Show," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Late Night with David Letterman."  George has had a monumental stand-up career that is still going strong including a truly legendary residency in Las Vegas.George and Mark are friends from way back, and we know you will enjoy this great episode where you can hear them reminisce about old times, and learn more about George's incredible life and career.  And as always, in every moment with George, he exudes joy, gratitude, love, and is as funny as they get. Follow, watch and buy all things George:georgewallace.net Twitter: @mrgeorgewallaceInstagram: @therealgeorgewallaceYour hosts:Mark Schiffmarkschiff.comTwitter: @markschiffInstagram: markschiff1 Lowell BenjaminTwitter: @lowellcbenjaminInstagram: @lowellcbenjaminCheck out Mark's books"I Killed: True Stories of the Road from America's Top Comics"“Why Not?: Lessons on Comedy, Courage, and Chutzpah”

1hr 17mins

21 Jun 2022

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Today In History - Shirley Chisholm visits her opponent George Wallace in the hospital

Today In History

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/shirley-chisholm-visits-opponent-george-wallace-in-hospitalSupport the show on Patreon

8 Jun 2022

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George Wallace in Wisconsin

Author Conversations

Alabama governor George Wallace ran for president four times between 1964 and 1976. In the Badger State, his campaigns fueled a debate over constitutional principles and values. Wallace weaponized states’ rights, arguing that the federal government should stay out of school segregation, promote law and order, restrict forced busing and reduce burdensome taxation. White working-class Wisconsinites armed themselves with Wallace’s rhetoric, pushing back on changes that threatened the status quo. Civil rights activists and the Black community in Wisconsin armed themselves with a different constitutional principle, equal protection, to push for strong federal protection of their civil rights. This clash of ideals nearly became literal as protests and counterprotests erupted until gradually diminishing as Wallace’s political fortunes waned. Historian Ben Hubing reveals the tensions that embroiled Wisconsinites as Wallace took his struggle north of the Mason-Dixon line. https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781467151375 


30 May 2022

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S1 E10: George Wallace

Donnie Simpson Show

In the season finale, Donnie talks with comedian George Wallace (not to be confused with former governor of Alabama, George Wallace). George dives right into his adventures in show business, including his groundbreaking 1980 appearance on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, who rarely featured Black guests at the time. George also reminisces on his close friendship with Jerry Seinfeld and how they ended up as roommates when they first started in the New York City comedy scene.


26 Jan 2022

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Crisis Averted/ Pit Roasted/ Rocky Road/ 'Wave Goodbye/ Devastation/ George Wallace/ Terri The Goat: Week 10/ Whip It Good/ Sea Change

The Alan Cox Show

The Alan Cox Show

2hr 51mins

11 Nov 2021

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George Wallace

Conversations with Dr. Ian Smith Podcast

Join Dr. Ian for an episode of laughs and inspiration and George Wallace joins the conversation. Get to know George from his up bringing in Atlanta and a tragic blessing that propelled him into life as a successful comedian.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


26 Oct 2021