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Phyllis Diller

  1. vulture lists
    What The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Gets Right About Early Stand-up ComedyComedy wasn’t solely pioneered by men.
  2. ‘Goodnight, We Love You’: A Disappointing Look Back at Phyllis Diller’s […]It’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of […]
  3. Bob Newhart Talks About Clint Eastwood Taking His Bit, Phyllis Diller, and […] People like to debate what is and what isn’t a stolen joke or bit. And Eastwood’s performance was so gruffly rambling that it’s hard to tell […]
  4. It’s Never Too Late: 8 Comedy Late BloomersOh, young people, just look at you! Wandering around with all of your stupid hope and possibility. You probably even think the future will be […]
  5. Let’s Pick Apart This God-Awful Article About How Pretty Women Can’t Be […]Oh, Jesus. If you’d prefer to avoid getting angry at your computer screen, do not read Ashley Fetters’ new piece for The Atlantic, Why Do So […]
  6. phyllis diller
    Remember Phyllis Diller With a ‘Best Of’ MontageYou think they ever called her “Phyl-Dill”?
  7. RIP Phyllis DillerComedian Phyllis Diller passed away in her sleep earlier today at age 95. Diller began as a stand-up in the 1950s and never stopped performing […]
  8. obits
    Phyllis Diller Is DeadThe legendary comic actress was 95.
  9. The Queen Of The One-Liner Phyllis Diller On Boas, Gay Audiences And The […]As part of CBC Q’s Queens Of Comedy series, which has already featured some female greats like Roseanne Barr and Jane Lynch, host Jian Ghomeshi […]
  10. the industry
    Robert Zemeckis Delivers Four Jim Carreys in Your Christmas StockingA Carrey Carol: Jim Carrey will play Ebenezer Scrooge plus the three ghosts who haunt him through the dual miracles of performance capture technology and his own rubbery face in Robert Zemeckis’s A Christmas Carol for Disney. Anyone who goes to see this movie deserves what he gets.