Larry Gelbart — American Writer born on February 25, 1928,

Lawrence Simon "Larry" Gelbart was an American television writer, playwright, screenwriter and author, most famous as a creator and producer of the record-breaking hit TV show M*A*S*H... (wikipedia)

Most jokes state a bitter truth.
One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you.
If vaudeville had died, television was the box they put it in.
Today's audience knows more about what's on television than what's in life.