"Most women aren't funny," she said. "But that's because most PEOPLE aren't funny. Being funny is like any other artistic skill, but to wield it successfully requires outspokenness, unapologetic honesty, supreme self-assuredness and an outright refusal to pander. And those aren't exactly the traits we foster ...
"Chris Rock said it best, "Being funny is like being a beautiful woman; you can get away with all kinds of $%*#." Rickles was a bald Marilyn Monroe. He was famously funny for more than 50 years. He insulted everyone and offended no one. Having Rickles rip you from the stage gave you a story to tell for the ..."
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