January 20th, 2008

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The Cos visits Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida



Bill Cosby made a low key entrance at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino. After standing for a few minutes for the photographers, Bill Cosby seemed lost in a fog. He sat down on a chair center stage and remained seated for an hour and forty five minutes. It turns out this old comic legend was merely playing possum with his audience.

"Aging" was the major theme for this comic legend. The old master respected his South Florida audience. The Cos set up situations and allowed his audience to fill in the blanks. While known for his clean humor, the Cos managed to discuss common topics to his audience, colonoscopies and viagra. Cosby noted;

"When you get old, people keep giving you medical exams!"

Despite the large auditorium, Bill Cosby managed to make his show an intimate experience. He managed to tease some late arrivals and subdue a heckler without demeaning the man's dignity. Cosby was also asked audience what the latest score was for the Chargers/Patriots game Sunday afternoon.

It is with a sense of poignancy that his son's catch phrase - "Hello Friend" - was draped across the chair Mr. Cosby sat in. This father lost his only son, a victim of murder. It is hard not to gush over Bill Cosby, the man still has the strength to make the world laugh.

Photo by Larry Marano