A Salute to Bob Hope: From Punchlines to Frontlines
On Veterans Day, biographer Richard Zoglin takes a look at the life and career of Bob Hope from his pioneering comedy routines to his famous tours to support U.S. troops around the world.
Richard Zoglin is a contributing editor and theater critic for Time magazine. His book Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America is considered the definitive history of that seminal era in stand-up comedy. Zoglin is a native of Kansas City, Missouri, and currently lives in New York City. His late wife, Charla Krupp, was the author of the bestselling books How Not to Look Old and How to Never Look Fat Again.