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THE PAULSEN DYNASTY CONTINUES……

September 20th, 2008 · 35 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 · 10 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 · No Comments

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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SMOTHERS BROTHERS DVD RELEASE!!!

August 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

“The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Best of Season 3″ is available and can be ordered on the Smothers Brothers website. There is a bunch of Pat Paulsen material in this five DVD set, including “The Pat Paulsen for President” special which aired on CBS in October 1968. Read all of the details on their site. [...]

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THE BIGGEST LOSER – OR WAS HE?

June 1st, 2008 · 12 Comments

A tense election year. A volatile atmosphere. America at war. Unrest and cynicism. Racial tension. A nation in turmoil cries out for hope and change. One man answers the call. The year is 1968. The man is Pat Paulsen. Did Pat Paulsen win the 1968 election? Was there a conspiracy to cover up the number [...]

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NBC and NBA copying Pat Paulsen’s idea? We have proof!

May 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

May 17, 2008 – Saturday Night Live did a parody of an NBA ad campaign. Once again, Pat, ahead of his time, already blazed through this bit of political satire. Forty years ago, Pat created this on the Smother Brothers show, when he was filmed “Talking out of both sides of his face” during his [...]

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PAT PAULSEN FOR PRESIDENT HEADQUARTERS OPEN AT DOO DAH CENTRAL IN OCEAN CITY NEW JERSEY

April 19th, 2008 · 6 Comments

OCEAN CITY, NJ…..Pat Paulsen for President Headquarters is now open at Doo Dah Central located in City Hall Annex, 901 Asbury Avenue. The Doo Dah Board of Governors and Parade Committee have officially endorsed the deceased comedian for president. There will be a Paulsen for President Brigade in the City’s Doo Dah Parade, Sat., April [...]

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NEW CONTEST – Name Pat Paulsen’s Running Mate

March 29th, 2008 · 57 Comments

The Democrats are battling for a nominee (it’s getting nasty, folks!) and John McCain is searching for just the right running mate (you know there’s got to be much discussion among his staff to look for someone younger, perhaps a woman, certainly and individual with executive and economic skills). We think it’s time to focus [...]

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WINNERS OF PAT PAULSEN ’08 SLOGAN CONTEST ANNOUNCED

March 29th, 2008 · 9 Comments

We have had so many great entries. It shows that supporters of Pat’s candidacy are truly a bunch of brilliant and clever people! The decision was extremely difficult and we want to thank each and every one of the entrants for their participation in the contest. There is a four way tie for first place. [...]

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