Rip Taylor talks with reporters before a film premiere in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, in 2002. Taylor, the mustachioed comedian with a fondness for confetti-throwing who became a television game show mainstay in the 1970s, died Sunday.
John Clarke, a comedian and political satirist beloved in Australia and New Zealand, has died at age 68. He's seen here in an undated photo provided by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Shankar Vedantam asks Bill Burr why what makes us cringe, also makes us laugh. Burr says, "If people see a trainwreck possibly coming, they're going to listen."
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Entertainer Bill Cosby speaking during a Veterans Day ceremony, on Tuesday. After settling a lawsuit over accusations of sexual assault in 2006, a second woman has come forward with similar claims.