Their business is to play other people, and it bugs them to have to speak as themselves. To stay in control is the hardest trick of all, especially when the talk veers toward obscenity; you have to head it off, preferably with a laugh, before it crashes through the barrier of public acceptance.
And, of course, a couple of people who work on the show.
When they get divorced at the Slauson Cutoff and she cuts off his Slauson. Retrieved February 22, — via robertchristgau. When Johnny catches his wife playing Hump the Band. Important conversations are happening now. However, the first LP's worth of material consists of tracks recorded in studio settings with added reverberation and overdubbed applause some of which subsequently were released in unadulterated mixes, most notably on the Funk Power compilation CD.
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New York: Zagat Survey. Live at the Apollo, Volume II Sex Machine. All but one track of the second LP apparently were recorded live in concert in Brown's hometown of Augusta, Georgiaalthough this material, too, features added reverb and overdubbed applause.
If, on the other hand, we ask to be challenged, disturbed, or provoked at the same time that we are entertained, Carson must inevitably disappoint us. Except for a handful of really big names, people in show business need Carson more than he needs them; they hate to jeopardize their chance of appearing on the program that pays greater dividends in publicity than any other.
Once, when I was going through a bad divorce and feeling pretty low, I was eating alone in a restaurant and Johnny came in with a bunch of people. Having won his match, Carson joins me, his white sporting gear undarkened by sweat, and leads me out of the house to a spacious octagonal office he has built alongside the tennis court.