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George Schlatter ACA Oral History and Transcript, March 8, 2005.

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In his one and a half hour interview for the American Comedy Archives at Emerson College, George Schlatter talks about how his mother and her affinity for humor inspired him to pursue comedy as a career. He speaks about the importance and power of humor, even saying \"a laugh is the closest you can get to an orgasm with your clothes on.\" Schlatter talks about working on shows like \"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In,\" the \"Grammy Awards,\" and founding the \"American Comedy Awards,\" and considers the question \"was it worth it?\" Bill Dana and Jenni Matz conducted the interview on March 8, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA. Additional topics covered include: Comedy, Humor, Career development, Pivotal Career Moments and Television Comedies.

2005-03-08

In his one and a half hour interview for the American Comedy Archives at Emerson College, George Schlatter talks about how his mother and her affinity for humor inspired him to pursue comedy as a career. He speaks about the importance and power of humor, even saying "a laugh is the closest you can get to an orgasm with your clothes on." Schlatter talks about working on shows like "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," the "Grammy Awards," and founding the "American Comedy Awards," and considers the question "was it worth it?" Bill Dana and Jenni Matz conducted the interview on March 8, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA. Additional topics covered include: Comedy, Humor, Career development, Pivotal Career Moments and Television Comedies.

2005-03-08

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