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Thank you, Gene Wilder, for giving us pause

Gene Wilder was the king of the pause. A gifted comedic actor can do many things with a pause, and Wilder — who had a sensational knack for stretching a halt — did them all. The standard Gene Wilder gag is one where he reacts to a straightforward line or event, but, thanks to the commanding pause before this reaction, Read More