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Jerry Lewis, pictured here in 2016, told Fresh Air that comics need a place where they can fail. "We had the [Borscht Belt] at the Catskill Mountains. We had Lakewood, N.J. We had vaudeville, burlesque. ... I mean, there were so many places for you to be bad. Today, kids don't have a hell of a chance." Rich Fury/Invision/AP hide caption

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Jerry Lewis On His Borscht Belt Childhood And The Lonely Work Of Comedy

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How Late Night TV Addressed Charlottesville And This Week In Politics

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In Netflix's new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell's Kitchen that no longer exists in today's New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix hide caption

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Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell's Kitchen

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Snark Aside, Julie Klausner Says 'Difficult People' Is Inspired By Love

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Billy Eichner Makes A Career Out Of Love/Hating Celebrity Culture

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Bridget Everett says her live act is about "the power of owning your own body." Monica Schipper/Getty Images hide caption

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'Cabaret Hurricane' Bridget Everett Moves To The Big Screen In 'Patti Cake$'

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Look At Literary Adaptations

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Charlie Cox plays a lawyer by day and the costumed Daredevil by night in the Netflix superhero series The Defenders. Netflix hide caption

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In 'Defenders,' Netflix Enlists Marvel Superheroes In Quest For TV Domination

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Big Bird, Bowie And Muppets: Museum Of Moving Image Honors Jim Henson

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Keir Gilchrist plays Sam, a high schooler who has autism, in Netflix's new series Atypical. Greg Gayne/Netflix hide caption

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Netflix, ABC Portrayals Of Autism Still Fall Short, Critics Say

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'Life Is Short': Aubrey Plaza Keeps Busy With 2 New Films And A TV Series

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TV Adaptation Of Stephen King's 'Mr. Mercedes' Is An Engaging Cat-And-Mouse Thriller

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'The Bachelorette' Concludes Landmark Season As Rachel Lindsay Gives Final Rose

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