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All posts tagged "comedy"

  • Comic Escapade: 2007 MAL Weekend

    Underneath the glamour, glitz and mascara of Varla Jean Merman you won't find a leatherman. That's surprising, given that Jeffery Roberson, the man behind the...

  • Lily Tomlin

    Do Ernestine! The plea perches in the back of your head, chirping incessantly, while you talk to Lily Tomlin. Please, PLEASE do Ernestine. Or Edith...

  • Marching to a Different Tuna

    There are plenty of tuna recipes. You can grill it, throw it into a salade niçoise, or marry it straight from the can with mayo...

  • Funny Girl

    ''Next to ‘Why do you always serve chicken?' and ‘Can I have a table as far away from my ex-lover as possible?‘ the most-asked Gala...

  • Shameless

    ''Kick him to the side of the curb.'' This is the somewhat brutal advice given by an audience member to Topher Bellavia last Saturday night...

  • Cho Time

    She's the one that we want: Cho. Margaret Cho can't be stopped. At 34 years old, she's spent half a life hopping from stage to...

  • Busch League

    If you've seen Psycho Beach Party -- either the wild and wacky Source Theatre production of more than a decade ago or the more subdued...

  • Royal Treatment

    Photography by Michael Wichita If Aussie actress Nicole Kidman winds up taking the Oscar for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in The Hours, it turns...

  • Marga Gomez

    ''I idolized my father,'' says Marga Gomez, recalling her youth in New York City with her Puerto Rican-born mother, a dancer, and Cuban-born father, a...

  • Kiki & Herb

    Photography by Michael Wichita It's like a frat band on the Lawrence Welk Show. It's like Steve and Edie on a bender. It's like bong...

  • Tony Curtis

    Tony Curtis ''I'm telling you'' -- Tony Curtis's Brooklyn accent is as thick and redolent and comforting as a slice of New York pizza with...

  • Lypsinka Speaks!

    To say that John Epperson is the ''Pride of Mississippi'' probably wouldn't be the most accurate of statements. Now, that's not to disparage Epperson's estimable...

  • Sandra Bernhard

    How does one forge a personality as strong and unique as Sandra Bernhard's? It may have had something to do with her upbringing, first in...

  • Double the Pleasure

    Back in the ‘80s, Howard Hicks was already out to his younger sister when he brought her along to his bartending gig at the popular...