Kliph Nesteroff: There is a story that you punched out Buddy Hackett. You knocked him unconscious way out in the desert one early morning?
Shecky Greene: My God… My God. My God, where do you hear all of this shit? Buddy Hackett… went looking for me one night. Buddy Hackett found me in a bar and Buddy Hackett came in with just a nightshirt. A portfolio under his arm. Buddy Hackett had a gun in the portfolio…” —
a teaser from my soon-to-be-posted interview with comedy legend Shecky Greene. (via oldshowbiz)