Eighteen years ago, Joan Rivers and her daughter, Melissa, had an idea: Red carpet entrances at awards ceremonies could be as exciting as the event itself. Melissa would play the “straight man” role, while Joan made snarky comments about the best and worst attire worn by actors,...
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She’s a screenwriter who has offered you her biting observations and keen advice through the voices of some of your favorite TV characters, from “Sex and the City” to “Modern Family.” But, if you’re not watching as much television as the rest of us,...
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The new film on Joan Rivers, “A Piece of Work,” is, as Howard said on his radio show, not just a fine documentary on Rivers, but one of the the finest documentaries on any topic you’ll see this year. It drives along at a rock ‘n roll pace, delivering laughs, pathos, and shock. I...
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The Ecstasy Without The Agony
Bad Boy, Watcha Gonna Do When They Pray For You?
Monday was like Rosh Hashana at the Sundance Film Festival. Two of the most highly anticipated Jewish films had their world premieres to sold out audiences and standing ovations. “Holy Rollers,”...
January 21, 2010 | 11:36 pm
My flight from New York City to Utah for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival was overbooked and very bumpy. Betty Davis was nowhere in sight. Unlike yesterday’s U.S. Airways Express flight from NYC to Kentucky, on which the pilot became worried about a Jewish teenager wearing...
August 10, 2009 | 6:10 am
In case you missed it, here’s a clip from the Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers -a woman who’s had so much plastic surgery, she’s redeemable for 10 cents in Michigan…
Roast of Joan Rivers Sun, Aug 9 10pm / 9c Joan Rivers - Disgusted, Disappointed and Appalled Live Twitter Roast Roast Master Kathy Griffin Zombie Paparazzi Game
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When is a dirty bathroom a broken window?"
This is the question that opens Michael Levine's recently published business tome, "Broken Windows, Broken Business" (Warner Business Books).
Levine is a successful Hollywood publicist. I am indebted to him forever for one of my most...
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