Brenner appeared on The Tonight Show more than 150 times, often as the substitute host. The comic died Saturday at 78. He spoke to Fresh Air in 1990.
As the host of WAMU 88.5's beloved "Big Broadcast," Ed Walker introduces a new generation to the golden age of radio.
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