Sitcom actor shines in old-school stand-up

SHOW REVIEW /// ‘Paul Reiser’


Paul Reiser

Ed Wynn, best known as Uncle Albert in “Mary Poppins,” is widely credited for coming up with the axiom, “a comic says things funny; a comedian says funny things.”

Paul Reiser, who appeared Oct. 26 at the Scherr Forum Theatre in Thousand Oaks, is definitely the latter. His brand of humor is a throwback to a style of stand-up rarely seen these days, a kinder, gentler variety that flourished during the 1960s and ’70s on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny ...

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