Comedians: Woody, Woody, Everywhere

The problem with his first marriage, explains Woody Allen, was his attitude toward his wife: he placed her under a pedestal. For one thing, their deep philosophical discussions always ended with her proving that he did not exist.

Worse yet, she was immature: whenever he took a bath, she would walk in and sink his boats. After five years, it was a tossup between a trip to Bermuda or a divorce. They decided to split up, reasoning that a vacation is over in two weeks, but a divorce is something they would always...

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