Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman (/ˈkaʊfmən/; January 17, 1949 – May 16, 1984) was an American entertainer, actor, writer, and performance artist. While often called a comedian, Kaufman described himself instead as a "song and dance man". He disdained telling jokes and engaging in comedy as it was traditionally understood, once saying in a rare introspective interview, "I am not a comic, I have never told a joke.
The big mystery about Andy Kaufman's work is in trying to figure out what's serious, what's an act, why he is doing what he's doing, and whether he even knows the differences himself. 1 hour ago. Watch Online Andy Kaufman: The Midnight Special (1981) Server Vimeo. His performances are among those rare examples where you feel extremely uncomfortable watching them, but at the same. More time you can't pull yourself away because it's hysterical in a twisted and bizarre sort of way. Less.
The Midnight Special" was a Friday night Pop Rock variety show on NBC TV that ran in the same weekly time slot of 12:30 AM to 2AM EST for 9 years (1972-1981). It was taped in front of a live studio audience at NBC Burbank Ca. Concert footage was included at times. The only episode I've seen of this is the Andy Kaufman episode which aired January 23, 1981, and which is out on DVD (Sony Music). There are two aspects to this special: a stage show with the usual Andy Kaufman antics (including the use of Tony Clifton) and behind the scenes material.
Andy Kaufman: The Midnight Special. The Andy Kaufman Show. On one hand, Kaufman does his usual routines we've seen in numerous videos (mighty mouse, wrestling women, et. and on the other hand this DVD features a GREAT interview with the REAL Andy where he's just being himself, not putting on any gimmics or hoaxes. This is the only tape/DVD where you actually get to see a glimpse of the man behind the wild hoaxes. And during the wonderful interview