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Remembering Nanette Fabray

In the early 1940s, when Nanette Fabray was in her early 20s, she was touring with a musical revue called Meet the People. By chance one night, the musical director of the New York Philharmonic, Artur Rodziński, was across the street seeing [...]

By Harry Waksberg

RIP Barry Crimmins

A month after revealing on Twitter that he’d been diagnosed with cancer and that his prognosis wasn’t a good one, comedian, activist, political satirist, and influential force and leader of the Boston comedy scene Barry Crimmins has died. [...]

By Megh Wright

Ralphie May Dies at 45

Sad news: TMZ is reporting that standup Ralphie May died today of cardiac arrest after battling pneumonia over the last six weeks. “We are heartbroken to announce the untimely death of our friend, Ralphie May," May’s manager told Variety in a [...]

By Megh Wright