Morgan, that is a really nice tribute. He sounds like he was a really good guy at heart. Just had a little wild side that couldn't get "roped in". He gave us a respite to just relax and enjoy excess just for the fun of it. Only idiots like some of the posters here would take TV seriously but I guess they probably LOVE reality TV? I once met and became good acquaintances with his mother, Mary Martin. While I understand that they had a strained relationship...I thought she was great....but then I didn't grow up with her and never lived with her.