Radio: Aces Up

"I tell them how to do things," mumbled Goodman Ace (he had a six-inch Dunhill cigar in his mouth), "and they say yes, and don't do them. They won't ever learn until some day when all the people will get fed up and turn off all the radios."

Ace, 47, makes a very good living as CBS's curator of comedy, but he doesn't approve of radio. Longtime writer-director-co-star of Easy Aces, he is an expert on the medium he loves to pan: "Now take the rating system. That's the stupidest thing I ever heard of....

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