Bad Luck O' The Jewish Catches Up To Red Buttons


As if having a name that immediately conjures up Santa Claus's twee, frostnipped nose wasn't adorable enough, recently deceased comedian Red Buttons once described himself as 'the only Yiddish leprechaun,' an image so delightful, it was highlighted in the above subhed from his CNN.com obit. We can only hope there are no disagreements among his surviving relatives over the pot o' gelt he left behind.