Tag: sense of humor

Deaths • 02.10.12

Wade Petrik, 52, aka “Dixie Normous” of Dallas died peacefully at his home on Newton Avenue in Oak Lawn on Feb. 3, 2012. Petrik was born Sept. 8, 1959 in Burlington, N.J., to Marianne and Bill Petrik. He grew up in Wichita...

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Starvoice • 11.18.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Troy Aikman turns 45 on Monday. The former Dallas Cowboy quarterback still makes headlines, whether for his divorce this year or the continued rumors that he’s gay. In September, he threatened...

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Starvoice • 10.28.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY k.d. Lang turns 50 on Wednesday. The Grammy-winning singer has had a big year. She released her 13th studio album, Sing it Loud, with her new band the Siss Boom Bang. Lang followed up with a...

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Starvoice • 10.21.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Seth MacFarlane turns 38 on Wednesday. The creator of Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show has also been a staunch gay ally. He outed Family Guy character Stewie as gay in a 2009...

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A Bra of size

Breast cancer survivor Leslie Ezelle teams with artist George Tobolowsky to create a traveling sculpture of hope and female empowerment THINK PINK | A huge bra sculpture will lead a ‘pinking’ trend where people can donate to...

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Tig Notaro tonight at The Kessler

Get Notaro-ized with a few laughs With a sense of humor so dry, you want to offer her a glass of water, out comedian Tig Notaro knows exactly what to say and how to say it to get a laugh. On her new and aptly named debut comedy...

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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 • 06.17.11

By Jack Fertig CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY Meredith Baxter turns 64 on Tuesday. For most of the ’80s, Baxter played Elyse Keaton on Family Ties. She’s mostly been seen in TV films and guest-starring roles. In an interview with Matt Lauer...

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O’Hurley gives ’em the old razzle dazzle

Don’t toss the term “Renaissance man” at John O’Hurley. He may be an actor, singer, writer and composer, but he just won’t have it. Though maybe he’ll at least have a sense of humor about it. “Oh, do people still say that?” he...

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Tasteful endeavors

WHAT A GRIND | Ted Allen used to run from ‘Queer Eye.’ But now he jokes about it with a signature campy twinkle. (Arnold Wayne Jones./Dallas Voice) ‘Chopped’ host Ted Allen still keeps his queer eyes on the prize ARNOLD WAYNE...

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