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Don Rickles' new DVD set captures Mr. Warmth at his hottest

Don Rickles' new DVD set captures Mr. Warmth at his hottest

Don Rickles, comedy's "Merchant of Venom," is taking a seat to do his stand-up routine.

Just shy of his 90th birthday and coping with physical afflictions that have limited his mobility, Rickles, who turned the act of insult into a high art and a celebrated career spanning more than a half-century, no longer prowls the stage during performances hunting for victims in the audience. He now zeros in on his prey with a cane while seated center stage.

But just because he's slowed a step or two doesn't mean "Mr. Warmth" is cooling off. In fact, Rickles appears to be as hot as ever, continuing to perform in...

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