Radio: Partygoers1 Wit

For years, Hollywood partygoers have shrieked with laughter at the impromptu gags and satirical songs of Radio Writer Abe Burrows (TIME, Feb. 11, 1946). But his celebrated fans have kept Abe jealously to themselves, assuring him that the sentimental public would never appreciate his acidly unsentimental humor. Columnist Earl Wilson once gloated: "Only us hot shots get to hear him." Last week, anyone with a radio set could hear Abe do his stuff. CBS had given him a one-man sustaining spot (Sat. 10:30 p.m., E.D.T.). Beefy, 36-year-old Abe Burrows was so delighted at...

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