Category: comedy

RIP Gene Wilder
“I wanted to come out with a cane, come down slowly, have it stick into one of the bricks, get up, fall over, roll around, and they all laugh and applaud. The director asked, ‘what do you want to do that for?’ I said from that time on, no one will know if I’m lying […]
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Tig Notaro: Crying Till You Laugh
Last year, Tig Notaro had quite an interesting four months. To begin with, she contracted pneumonia. The cure almost killer her though. A flesh-eating bacteria invaded her gut and she had to go to hospital where she hovered between life and death or a while. When she came out, her mother [...]
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Comedians: Flights of Fancy, Saying the Unsayable and the Inner Savage
Danny Kaye had a Sun-Uranus conjunction in Capricorn. I read a post over at Libra Seeking Balance this week which reminded me that Uranus + Mercury = funny. Now I can vouch for this personally since I live with the funniest man I could find, and he has Merc + Uranus on the Ascendant. [...]
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