Archive for April 2015

Good girls can't be funny!

[Note: this post is is a one-hour challenge from ChicagoNow: “Write about a time you made a mistake or were wrong about something.”] Growing up, I never thought I was funny.  Worse, I thought I wasn’t allowed to be funny.  Funny was reserved for people who had been chosen.  I was somehow under the impression... Read more »

Which Hillary Clinton gets your vote: Amy Poehler or Kate McKinnon?

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton made the announcement we all were expecting: we’re going to be seeing a lot more of her on Saturday Night Live.  Well, that’s not exactly what she said, but happily, it’s the same thing. But which Hillary will it be?  Will it be Amy Poehler?  Will she return?  She has seniority,... Read more »

How can you get your hands on The Next to Last Joan Rivers Album? I’ve got the scoop here.

UPDATE BELOW How can you get your hands on The Next To Last Joan Rivers Album which Stand Up! Records will release exclusively on Record Store Day (April 18)?  Here’s the scoop. Record Store Day (RSD) was founded in 2007 and is celebrated every year on the third Saturday in April.    Albums with exclusive content... Read more »

Think you know Joan Rivers? Can we talk? Rare album releases April 18, 2015.

When I was in seventh grade, I was obsessed with the book Having A Baby Can Be a Scream.   Granted, most of it went over my head, but it didn’t matter.  Comedy was something of a religion in our house and I recognized the voice of a deity when I read one.   I didn’t know... Read more »