The Legendary Don Rickles is Dead at 90



I was going to do an open thread, but considering the news of Don Rickles’ death and how I’m sure some of you want to weigh in on this, I decided to do this instead.

LA TIMES – Don Rickles, the aggressively caustic comedian who became known as “The Merchant of Venom” and “The King of Zing” as he took insult comedy to a new level, has died.

Rickles died as a result of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home on Thursday, said his publicist Paul Shefrin. He was 90.

Here’s a video I found titled the Best of Don Rickles. It’s certainly very funny and very caustic. You’ll love it.

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