Stand-Up Comedy of the ’70s: Robert Klein, Richard Belzer, Richard Zoglin and Eddy Friedfeld


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Richard Zoglin, Time magazine senior editor and writer, discusses his book about how stand-up comedy in the ’70s changed America, Comedy at the Edge, with comic legends Robert Klein, Richard Belzer and entertainment journalist/historian Eddy Friedfeld. It was an evening filled with personal stories, lots of ribbing and fond remembrance of that pioneering era. In this clip, the talk is focused on the changes in comedic formats at the time Robert Klein was starting his career.