Things You Didn’t Know about Orson Welles

3 min readMar 23

“Citizen Kane” is not his best work as far as I’m concerned.

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Sure, Welles is known for his movies, notably ‘Citizen Kane” but to me, his best work was on TV. Notably, his work on the Dean Martin celebrity roasts. His formal delivery of putdowns presented an air of faux class to the festivities. He was one of my favorite roasters. But that’s just me. Here are some other facts about Orson.


You probably don't know my name, but have likely seen my work. I'va written for numerous syndicated cartoon strips and my gags have appeared in national pubs.