Shelley Berman can claim the titles of author, actor, comedian and playwright, not to mention professor (he's now in his 21st year of teaching a master's humor-writing class at USC). This Sunday (at 10 pm/ET), he returns to HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm as Larry David's TV father, Nat, who inadvertently launches Larry on a quest to learn whether he's adopted. TVGuide.com shared a few minutes with the 79-year-old whirlwind just after he returned from a week-long stand-up gig in Las Vegas.
TVGuide.com: How was Vegas?Shelley Berman: It was marvelous. I broke in some new stuff. You're always a bit on tenterhooks, wondering if you can get away with it. And I not only got away with it, but boy, it splashed. A whole new opening monologue, that was the bas
Question: Hi. I really hope you can help me. My mother died very suddenly and my dad has gone through letters she wrote. In one letter, dated November 11, 1963, she tells my dad about a guy who appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and sang a song she called "More." I really hope you can tell me who this was and what the song is so that I might be able to get a copy of it for him. He never heard the song, and now really wants to know what it said. Something about "loving you more" or "love you more." Please help! Thanks.
Answer: After a lot of searching and digging, P., I'm pretty sure I've got enough to help you out.
When you hear it, I'm sure you'll recognize the easy-listening staple "More," which is popular in its vocal and instrumental versions. Written by Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero and Norman Newell, it was nominated for a Best Music (Song) Academy