What Will Joan Rivers Be Remembered For?

September 5, 2014 12:58 PM

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I adored Joan Rivers. Adored her as though I knew her. She will be remembered in most of the obituaries as a pioneering woman entertainer. There was no comedienne like her before -- Lucille Ball and charming slapstick was the prototype.

Since Joan, there's been Rosanne Barr, Whoopi Goldberg, Sandra Benhardt, Sarah Silverman not to mention the current crop of people like Chelsea Handler. The irony is that, while Joan broke the requirement that women comics need to act and look a certain way, she internalized that she was being judge...

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