Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • That's Not Funny, That's Sick! [Label 21, 1978] B

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That's Not Funny, That's Sick! [Label 21, 1978]
Wisely, this takes off on specifically aural phenomena: radio above all, but also telephone tapes, other comedy records, and confession. If it were a little looser it would qualify as a '70s update of Firesign's Dear Friends. Highlights: Bill Murray seeks alms for WBAI, Les Skanx don't come, and the 2015-Year-Old Man throws in the toga. B

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