Milton Berle's Private Joke File: Over 10,000 of His Best Gags, Anecdotes, and One-Liners

Milton Berle s Private Joke File Over of His Best Gags Anecdotes and One Liners One of the legends of show biz delves into his personal treasury of jokes The most comprehensive storehouse of th century humor in the world Los Angeles Magazine to present the most astounding array

  • Title: Milton Berle's Private Joke File: Over 10,000 of His Best Gags, Anecdotes, and One-Liners
  • Author: Milton Berle Milt Rosen
  • ISBN: 9780517587164
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Paperback
  • One of the legends of show biz delves into his personal treasury of jokes The most comprehensive storehouse of 20th century humor in the world Los Angeles Magazine to present the most astounding array of one liners, anecdotes, quips, and gags ever published Line drawings.

    One thought on “Milton Berle's Private Joke File: Over 10,000 of His Best Gags, Anecdotes, and One-Liners”

    1. An amazing collection of the most phenomenally unfunny jokes ever compiled.I may sound like I'm complaining, but I'm not. Berle represents, to me, a whole generation of comedians whose humor just doesn't translate into today's world. Their jokes come across as wooden, and schmaltzy. About half the time I don't even know what he's getting at; the rest of the time it's so incredibly obvious as to not be at all funny. I'm not saying this to cast aspersions on Berle's talent; on the contrary, I thin [...]

    2. Uncle Milty, the man who wore a dress on tv and as a joke "stole everyone's jokes" shares some of his collection in this fantastic book and saves them for posterity.

    3. Back around 1992-93, I acquired the paperback edition of this book. I was looking forward to reading through "Uncle Miltie's" jokes. Oh boy. 10,000 jokes. I couldn't wait. After going through it, I was underwhelmed. This was an example where size did not matter. In the past, I had heard that Berle had a file cabinet or several cabinets with almost 7 million jokes, carefully catalogued. However, it appeared that this collection consisted of material from the bottom shelf. Hardly his best material [...]

    4. I remember checking this book out back in high school, and I was in tearsI remember one joke that read "You are so ugly you could be a character witness for a nightmare. lmbo. A good book that will have you laughing for hours.

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