Milton Berle vs. Statler and Waldorf

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Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • Rocky

    The suggestions on the end screen of Milton led me to Bloopers from season 3 of The Big Bang Theory. Now THAT’S comedy!

  • starskeptic

    I would have let the Wookie win…

  • http://cinane.blogspot.com Scott1960

    What a good sport!

  • ‘Tis Himself

    Unlike most of the Muppet Show’s guests, Milton Berle actually was a veteran of vaudeville. He had to face heckling all the time.

  • andrewmahone

    We’ve been buying all of these as they come out and watching with our daughter. The Milton Berle episode is one of my favorites, mostly for this scene (his act with Fozzy is great too, especially the terrible puns).


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