Abby Elliott claims that she dropped out of college because mice were urinating on her eyeballs. After graduating from high school in Danbury, Conn. Whichever, the move was successful.
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The Lonely Island-produced six-episode series, which debuted on April 23, is already bordering on cult-hit status, and if your friends and family failed you by neglecting to tell you of its goodness, then allow us to … succeed you. Words are hard. The lengths these people go to range from screaming like a baby on a plane to eating a gift receipt, and we love them, these lengths.
Bob and Ray were an American comedy duo whose career spanned five decades. Composed of comedians Bob Elliott —  and Ray Goulding —the duo's format was typically to satirize the medium in which they were performing, such as conducting radio or television interviews, with off-the-wall dialogue presented in a generally deadpan style as though it were a serious broadcast. Elliott and Goulding began as radio announcers Elliott a disc jockey, and Goulding a news reader in Boston with their own separate programs on station WHDHand each would visit with the other while on the air. Their informal banter was so appealing that WHDH would call on them, as a team, to fill in when Red Sox baseball broadcasts were rained out.
He portrayed the vapid man-on-the-street reporter Wally Ballou, "winner of over seven international diction awards. He was the pitchman for Einbinder Flypaper, "the brand you've gradually grown to trust over the course of three generations. And he was Harlow.
Their bits were also funny when just read. I remember being in my college's library and coming across a book with their best routines. One featured a radio interview with a man who was fighting for the heavyweight championship of Connecticut.
In an age that has grown increasingly loud, Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding never abandoned the magic of soft. Elliott, above left, died of throat cancer Tuesday at his home in Maine, age He outlived Goulding by 26 years, but he never outlived or wanted to outlive their partnership, which produced some of the most beautifully understated verbal satire of the 20th century.
Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, the two and only. You either get them or you don't You know how sometimes you watch or listen or hear something new, and it clicks into place in your psyche almost audibly?