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From the Archives: Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles

From the Archives: Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles

Don Rickles couldn't miss the event — Dec. 12 being Frank Sinatra's birthday. As reported by Abby Sewell for the Los Angeles Times Hollywood Star Walk, Rickles had heckled Sinatra for years:

… Rickles is a famous “insult comic” who, early in his career, made a name for himself by heckling tough-guy singer Frank Sinatra….

In Los Angeles Rickles became a stand-up regular at a club called Slate Brothers. The club was the site of his now-famous heckling of Sinatra. The singer’s mother, Dolly, was a friend of Rickles’ mother, and according to Reuters, Dolly forced her son to go...

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