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Old 12-02-2004, 08:29 AM
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The Famous “Danny Thomas Legend”?

I sometimes listen to the syndicated Bob and Tom radio show. On more than one occasion they have alluded to the “famous Danny Thomas legend” but refuse to do anything more than mention it by name, not even giving the vaguest hint as to what it might be about – except methinks that, given the nature of most of what’s on Bob and Tom, it’s highly likely to be somewhat “off-color”. It’s like they dangle it out there as forbidden fruit – “we know something you don’t”.

Does anyone here know of this “legend” and would be willing to divulge it?
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Old 12-02-2004, 08:47 AM
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The only 'legend' I've heard about concerning Danny Thomas is that he once had a difficult decision to make. It may have been whether he should give up his entertainment career, or it may have been whether he should move to the opposite coast. Anyway, he prayed to St. Jude for guidance and promised that if he was successful in his endeavours he would pay his debt to St. Jude. He was successful, and founded St. Jude's Children's Hospital as a shrine to St. Jude where needy children could receive medical treatment.
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Old 12-02-2004, 08:57 AM
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I seem to recall a rumor that Danny was "well endowed."
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Old 12-02-2004, 08:58 AM
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If Bob and Tom mentioned it, it probably has to do with rumored oversized male wedding tackle...
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Old 12-02-2004, 09:00 AM
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If Bob and Tom mentioned it, it probably has to do with rumored oversized male wedding tackle...
That's the rumor I heard as well. Also frequently attributed to Milton Berle, as well.
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Old 12-02-2004, 09:57 AM
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That's the rumor I heard as well. Also frequently attributed to Milton Berle, as well.
And Forrest Tucker.
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:35 AM
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Danny Thomas was also a famous "dirty old man" type. I have a friend who used to work in fundraising in NYC, and had the misfortune of being "introduced" to dear old Danny. She had a picture of both of them at a black-tie event...and in the picture, he was grabbing her ass!
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:36 AM
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More than you really want to know.
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Old 12-02-2004, 10:45 AM
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[Golden Girls]Danny Thomas is a lesbian?[/Golden Girls]
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:03 AM
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:13 AM
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The rumor as I heard it is

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Mr Thomas got his sexual jollies by watching women defecate. He did this by having them squat on a glass table with him lying underneath watching


To each his own I guess.
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:17 AM
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The rumor as I heard it is

SPOILER:
Mr Thomas got his sexual jollies by watching women defecate. He did this by having them squat on a glass table with him lying underneath watching


To each his own I guess.
Yep. That's the one I've heard, too. Don't think he ever denied it, either.
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Old 12-02-2004, 11:23 AM
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[Obligatory Marlo Thomas comment]

Shat Girl!

[/Obligatory Marlo Thomas comment]
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Old 12-02-2004, 02:31 PM
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Wonder if it has anything to do with the noodle incident.
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Old 12-02-2004, 02:47 PM
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I seem to recall a rumor that Danny was "well endowed."
I think you're thinking of Uncle Miltie.
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Old 12-02-2004, 02:48 PM
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It must've been good, cuz I can't access it from work.
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Old 12-02-2004, 02:59 PM
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Ew. Minor kinks, you (I) can usually figure out where they come from, and think, oh, okay, whatever -- but that gets a serious "ewwwwwww" from me.
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Old 12-02-2004, 03:03 PM
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The protagonist of Portnoy's Complaint got off on the same thing, IIRC. Didn't that come out in 1969 or something? I wonder if the Danny Thomas rumors precede it or not.
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Old 12-02-2004, 04:39 PM
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The protagonist of Portnoy's Complaint got off on the same thing, IIRC. Didn't that come out in 1969 or something? I wonder if the Danny Thomas rumors precede it or not.
He got off on anything that was considered widely distasteful or naughty. I don't remember him getting off on the Pittsburgh platter, and I just read the book a couple of months ago.
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Old 12-02-2004, 05:06 PM
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Steve Dahl, 105.9 FM in Chicago 2-7 daily, occasionally refers to "eggs Danny Thomas style" though he never gives the details on air. Based on his oblique references I'd say the answer given above is correct.

I get the image of him eating eggs after a woman has done that on them and I can't get it out of my mind. No matter how hard I try or how sharp the needle is that I ram in my ear.
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Old 12-02-2004, 05:55 PM
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minor hijack--in PORTNOY'S COMPLAINT, the person lying on the floor masturbating under a glass coffee table where an elegant fashion model squats and defecates is not the protagonist (Portnoy), but the former aged boyfriend of The Monkey, Portnoy's current fashion-model girlfriend, and is a negligably minor character, if indeed he can even be considered a character at all, since he's merely described retrospectively by The Monkey.
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Old 12-03-2004, 11:55 AM
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Now I'm sorry I asked.


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Old 12-03-2004, 12:04 PM
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Hey, you know, fighting ignorance, and that good stuff.
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Old 12-03-2004, 12:16 PM
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He got off on anything that was considered widely distasteful or naughty. I don't remember him getting off on the Pittsburgh platter, and I just read the book a couple of months ago.
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Hey, you know, fighting ignorance, and that good stuff.
In the interest of fighting ignorance, I always heard it refered to as a Clevland Steamer. No idea why.
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Old 12-03-2004, 01:11 PM
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Cleveland Steamer...you know, fighting ignorance and junk.
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Old 12-03-2004, 01:18 PM
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The link is down.


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Old 12-03-2004, 01:29 PM
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TMI Warning!


Glass bottom boat: having 2 people hold a peice of clear plastic wrap over a third person, while annother person takes a shit on the plastic wrap.
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:46 PM
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I seem to recall a rumor that Danny was "well endowed."
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That's the rumor I heard as well. Also frequently attributed to Milton Berle, as well.
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And Forrest Tucker.
So Danny Thomas, Milton Berle and Forrest Tucker walk into a brothel...
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Old 03-23-2012, 08:20 PM
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zombie or no

Sgt. O'Rourke needed to tuck it in his army boots.

Bob and Tom are truthful.
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Old 03-23-2012, 08:26 PM
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I really don't see why you felt compelled to revive this, Fear Itself, so I'm going to lock it, despite our generally zombie-friendly policy.

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