Belated, but oh well… Of course, he’s mostly known for revolutionizing stand-up comedy (before him was vaudeville, burlesque, and silly mother-in-law jokes), writing for JFK’s Presidential campaign, or being an investigator for Jim Garrison in the only trial for JFK’s murder, implicating the US government, but he acted in a dozen movies, too.
If you met him, please share… Or if you’ve heard his stand-up, interviews, etc… This is probably the only place that will garner a reply, since most people aren’t aware of him unfortunately.
Here is a 1967 routine in which Mort discusses the political spectrum. While it helps to be familiar with such names as Alexei Kosygin and Hubert Humphrey, the gist of the material should be approachable enough for you to decide if Mort is your cup of tea, so to speak.
I always like to start chronologically… “At Sunset” is considered the first stand-up comedy album with an audience (the link I pasted is considered the “official” since “At Sunset” was stolen and not released until later).