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Gary Conrad Ann Arbor Michigan May 2012

Gary Conrad

You are getting verrry funny

posted 5/22/2012

Exploiting hypnotism for its comic potential is at least as old as vaudeville, and when vaudeville died, it had a good second run as a sitcom subplot in the 50s and 60s. In vaudeville and sitcoms, the audience laughed at victims made to bark like dogs, cluck like chickens, and what not; the hypnotist was the straight guy, cloaked in a shield of science, even if

 
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