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Ma…he’s making eyes at her

One of my favorite old-time radio anecdotes was told by Burns and Allen writer (and later creator of the classic television sitcoms The Beverly Hillbillies and Petticoat Junction) Paul Henning in my Facebook chum Jordan R. Young’s invaluable book on comedy writing, The Laugh Crafters.  Henning related how being George Burns’ brother—Willy—was not an enviable position at times. For example, one day… Continue reading Ma…he’s making eyes at her