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Notable deaths in 2012: A Timeline

Phyllis Diller – August 20

The groundbreaking comedienne plunged fearlessly into ribald, raucous material, paving the way for Joan Rivers and Roseanne Barr. Diller’s prolific output and approach to humor are reflected in her gag file, a cabinet housed at the Smithsonian that contains some 50,000 3×5 notecards of jokes. | Read More

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    Phyllis Diller – August 20 The groundbreaking comedienne plunged fearlessly into ribald, raucous material, paving the way for Joan Rivers and Roseanne Barr. Diller’s prolific output and approach to humor are reflected in her gag file, a cabinet housed at the Smithsonian that contains some 50,000 3×5 notecards of jokes. | Read More | HOME […]

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  • 'Geostorm' film premiere

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