David Brenner Obituary

David Brenner, Johnny Carson’s Favorite Comic, Dies at 78

David Brenner, a comedian who found humor in the minutiae of life and its oddities and became one of the biggest comics of his generation, died today (Mar. 15) at his home in Manhattan. He was 78. Brenner, who was a staple on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, regularly toured college campuses and starred in HBO comedy specials, always considered himself a stand-up comic....