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Tribute to Joan Rivers


Another legend of comedy died on September 4th. Joan Rivers was a groundbreaking female comedian who rose to fame because she was smart, sassy and unapologetic. 39 more words


After 50 Years, Barbra Streisand Will Finally Return to Late Night

By Shannon Carlin

Johnny Carson, can you hear me? Barbra Streisand is returning to late night after 50 years.

Last night (Sept. 10), Jimmy Fallon announced that Babs will return to  128 more words

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10 Bizarre Toilet Tales From Around the World

Few subjects are as blatantly taboo as what goes on behind a closed bathroom door. Despite being a universal human need, we tend to bury the “truth of the matter” behind shame and humor. 1,234 more words

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Thank You, Joan Rivers, for Proving Women and Gay Men Like Comedy, Too

At an open mic, I run through my set with jokes about the Kardashians (their constant facial enhancements create a who’s-who guessing game every week), thigh gaps (do they whistle in the wind or what?) and pregnancy (I’m for it, but only so I’ll have an excuse to eat at Arby’s). 2,050 more words


Bart & Fleming: On Joan Rivers, DreamWorks' New Pic Boss, And Toronto

Peter Bart and Mike Fleming Jr. worked together for two decades at Daily Variety. In this occasional column, two old friends get together and grind their axes on the movie business. 1,586 more words