Join Gerald Nachman to take a look at that which amuses. Out on a Whim is aweekly humor column about Americana, satirizing whatever seems worthy of kidding, including political inanity and insanity -- conservative, liberal and everything in between.
Washington insiders suggest that 11 Secret Service agents’ dalliance with prostitutes was a sly ploy to draw attention to the President’s otherwise humdrum trip for a Summit of the Americas (Satirical). Published 3:55 p.m. May 3, 2012 - Comments
Gerald Nachman is author of "Right Here on Our Stage Tonight: Ed Sullivan's America" and "Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s."Read More
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Gerald Nachman is author of "Right Here on Our Stage Tonight: Ed Sullivan's America" and "Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s."