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Searching For Groucho, Finding Cavett

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  • JHGRedekop

    Bo Grace’s comic strip “Ernie” (now known as “The Piranha Club”) used Marx’s story years ago: Effie Munyon starts a gig as a fortune teller (with the shyster, Sid Fernwilter, hiding under the table to do the spirit rapping), but keeps getting exposed when, twice, clients come in asking what the capital of Minnesota is. Effie & Sid eventually do the research, so they’ll be ready next time with “St. Paul”, only to have someone show up asking what the capital of South Dakota is…

    The story’s in the 1996 collection, “Ernie Out of Control…”

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