An Emmy-winning television comedy writer in the late 1960s, Martin began performing stand-up in the early 70s, achieving acclaim as a regular on Saturday Night Live in the late 70s. He recorded several comedy albums, two of them Grammy winners, and starred in TV specials and numerous comedy films. Martin has also found success as a writer of plays and novellas. Which of his novellas was made into a 2005 feature film?
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Dark Side of the Moon is a 1973 concept album by Pink Floyd, dealing with the nature of the human experience through themes such as money, war, mental illness, and death. It is considered by many fans to be the band's magnum opus. It is estimated that one in every 14 people in the US under the age of 50 owns or owned a copy of this album; it is the third best-selling album of all time. Many fans claim that the album's music provides an alternative soundtrack to what 1939 film?
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Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle was an American silent film comedian who gained the nickname "Fatty" due to his portly frame. Despite his size, Arbuckle was physically adept and surprisingly agile. His comedies are known for their rollicking, fast-paced nature and chase scenes. Arbuckle was particularly fond of the "pie in the face" gag that has come to signify silent film comedy in general. He is, however, best known for his involvement in what scandal that helped destroy his career?