Tag: joan rivers

REVIEW: Joan Rivers at the Winspear

Although she’s not technically famous as an insult comic (a term reserved mostly for Don Rickles, Jeff Ross and Lisa Lampanelli), her best bits involve attacking celebrities “including the adorable little lesbian — what’s her name? — Justin Bieber.”

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Local Briefs • 02.17.12

Toast to Life set for Feb. 25 The 14th annual Toast to Life Gala — fundraiser for Resource Center Dallas’ programs and services that make life better for people living with HIV/AIDS — is set for Feb. 25 The event, “Lights,...

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Joan Rivers tonight at Bass Hall

Can she talk? While she’s never fully on the road anymore like she was in her heyday, the comedy icon (and celeb-basher) can’t help but return to her standup roots — even if her shows are in glamorous venues (like Fort Worth’s...

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Joan of Snark

Comic icon (and queer fave) Joan Rivers is (gasp!) a Republican … but only when it comes to her money RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com There is something fascinating about Joan Rivers eating a sandwich on...

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The wonderful thing about Tig is….

She wasn’t actually the last comic standing, but dry-witted lesbian standup Tig Notaro has scored legions of fans TIG NOTARO With Mark Agee. The Kessler, 1230 W. Davis St. Aug. 30. 7:30 p.m. $15. TheKessler.org...

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Starvoice • 06.03.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Joan Rivers turns 78 on Thursday. The comedian and TV show host seems to be more famous now for her plastic surgery than her punchlines. She scored a hit with the gays though, with her newest...

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