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Joan Rivers: How a minor elective surgery could end in death

CNN - 04 Sep 2014
(CNN) -- Comedian Joan Rivers lost her life after having an apparently minor elective procedure at a Manhattan medical clinic last week. The routine surgery was on her throat, according to the New York Fire Department. She apparently suffered cardiac ...
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Jen Kirkman: 'Joan Rivers was my comedy mother'

The Guardian - 14 Jan 2018
Massachusetts-born, Los Angeles-based Jen Kirkman, 43, is a comedian, podcaster and bestselling author. On TV, she's known for being a panellist on Chelsea Lately and narrator of Drunk History, while her podcast I Seem Fun gets 50,000 downloads per ...
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Joan Rivers Had 850 Jokes on File About Elizabeth Taylor

Inside Edition - 27 Dec 2017
Three years after the sudden death of Joan Rivers, extensive archives have been turned into a book by her daughter Melissa. 'Joan Rivers Confidential: The Unseen Scrapbooks' features 335 pages of items she packed away for safe keeping. Melissa Rivers ...
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The Country Friends presents the inaugural 'Giving Hearts' gala

Del Mar Times - 23 Jan 2018
Trained by Rivers herself, Finney won the “Joan Rivers Look-a-Like” contest on Rivers' show and would often surprise the comedian on national television programs. Adding to the festivities at the “Giving Hearts” gala, waiters will pass champagne and ...
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Groundbreaking Gay Comic Bob Smith Dead at 59 - 21 Jan 2018
A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Smith began making his mark as a comedian in New York City's Greenwich Village in the early 1980s. He initially became famous as a member of the Funny Gay Males trio, with Danny McWilliams and Jaffe Cohen, the Reporter notes ...
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My Comedy Hero: Tiff Stevenson on Wanda Sykes

The List - 22 Jan 2018
They say never meet your heroes and I'm not likely to, as most of mine are no longer with us. This way, I suppose Joan Rivers, Richard Pryor, Victoria Wood and George Carlin can't disappoint. So I thought I would pick someone who is very much alive and ...
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Sorting Through All the Laughs Joan Rivers Left Behind

New York Times - 22 Oct 2017
The drawers are jammed with jokes typed on 4-by-6-inch cards — 52 drawers, stacked waist-high, like a card catalog of a certain comedian's life's work, a library of laughs. It turns out that Joan Rivers — the sassy motormouth who became known for the ...
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The Last of Joan Rivers

New York Times - 01 Nov 2017
Ms. Rivers, born Joan Alexandra Molinsky, had a trademark style — L.B.D. and pearls — which would loosen up considerably in the 1970s, but she found her glamorous groove in the next decade. What with being named permanent guest host of “The Tonight ...
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Nellie McKay Blossoms Under Pressure From Joan Rivers's Lawyers

New York Times - 10 Nov 2017
To evoke the Catskills resorts where “this person” plied her trade, the musician played a fiery medley of Liberace's “Boogie Woogie” and the standard “Willow Weep for Me” (it is likely to be on her next album, due in the spring). The references were ...

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