Radio: A Homey Little Thing

In 14 years on radio, Easy Aces won some fanatically enthusiastic fans (including Comic Fred Allen and Humorist James Thurber), but it never climbed into the Hooperating Top Ten or struck most network executives as hilariously funny. When Goodman Ace, 50, was fired two years ago by CBS, a sympathetic vice president tried to soften the blow by saying : "I'll tell you a secret—we haven't got a man who understands comedy." Ace replied: "I'll tell you a secret—that's no secret."

This week, Goodman Ace and wife Jane brought a new version of their old Easy Aces to television (Wed. 7:45 p.m.,...

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