"Very serious - veeeery serious," Fischler said. "I found that out the hard way, at the Coliseum two years ago. I heard one of these guaranteed jokes. I know jokes that are guaranteed, where you can't go wrong.
"I said, 'John, I want to tell you a joke.' I might as well be talking to that picture over there on the wall."Stan Fischler on John Tavares, in a story by Neil Best in Newsday