Jerry Colonna

Gerardo Luigi "Jerry" Colonna (September 17, 1904 – November 21, 1986) was an Italian-American comedian, singer, songwriter, and trombonist best remembered as the zaniest of Bob Hope's sidekicks on Hope's popular radio shows and films of the 1940s and 1950s.With his pop-eyed facial expressions and walrus-sized handlebar mustache, Colonna was known for singing loudly "in a comic caterwaul," according to Raised on Radio author Gerald Nachman, and for his catchphrase, "Who's Yehudi?", uttered after many an old joke, although it usually had nothing to do with the joke.
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  • A Better Personal Brand (FS076)

    … attachment." ~ Jerry Colonna. I heard these words recently. After recent bouts of depression and recreational nihilism {pets his ferret} they sort of cut through the goo. I can sense this is the direction to go, but I'm unclear of what it looks like. Hope without attachment. Heading towards a thing, fighting for a thing, even if the thing and all…

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