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Entries from September 2008


September 20th, 2008 · 36 Comments

Looks like Pat’s son, Monty Paulsen, is gearing up for a 2012 run for the White House. Here he hits the campaign trail to find the pulse of American voters.

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Tommy Smothers Says Paulsen Saved the Show

September 19th, 2008 · 13 Comments

By RICH FREEDMAN/Times-Herald staff writer Pat Paulsen may have credited the Smothers Brothers with launching his career. But it was the late mock-presidential candidate who saved the popular Smothers Brothers Show, says the man who should know. “Pat was probably the most recognizable and definable part of the show,” said Tommy Smothers. “If the show […]

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Deadpan Comic Paulsen Claims Legendary Status

September 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posthumous award show will feature 30 stand-ups By RICH FREEDMAN/Times-Herald staff writer Before Will Durst, there was Pat Paulsen. And Durst, arguably the most well-known Bay Area political comic, would be the first to support the posthumous (post-humorous?) Comedy Legends Award bestowed upon Paulsen at Comedy Day in San Francisco on Sept. 28. “I remember […]

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California Presidential Candidates and Campaigns from the Golden State

September 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Any of you who live in Northern California or are planning a visit in the next few months must stop by to see this exciting collection. This exhibition at the California Historical Society in San Francisco offers a fun and fascinating look at the wide array of Californians who either ran, or were urged to […]

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