On the heels of the deaths of Robin Williams and Joan Rivers came the "lists of those still standing" online. It's understandable. Comedy keeps the world "sane" and they don't make 'em like they used to. So, let's honor those still here.

One of my favorites was always John Byner. Remember him? You will when you see him!Then there is Don Rickles. Crass, but still tossing the jokes like a youngster. Then there were three that parlayed themselves into movie and/or TV geniuses: Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks and Bob Newhart and then there is the guy we all grew up with on the MDA Telethon...Jerry Lewis.And I almost forgot Tim Conway and Carol Burnett!

I know there are more, who did I forget?


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