R.I.P. Phyllis Diller (July 17, 1917 – August 20, 2012)

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R.I.P. Phyllis Diller (July 17, 1917 – August 20, 2012)

Petite Valentine Petite Valentine
Phyllis Diller, the comedienne and actress, died yesterday at her home in the Brentwood, CA. She was 95. The New York Times has posted a piece in the online arts & television section that covers her accomplishments. She may not have been the first comedienne to take the stage, but she was the first to do so without a male partner (Lucy had Desi, and Gracie had George). The Guardian (UK) called her a trailblazer and also lauded her accomplishments.

She was before my time, but I remember her clip from the Muppet Show.
08/21/2012
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Originally posted by Petite Valentine
Phyllis Diller, the comedienne and actress, died yesterday at her home in the Brentwood, CA. She was 95. The New York Times has posted a piece in the online arts & television section that covers her accomplishments. She may not have been the ...
R.I.P.

Tony Scott (director of Top Gun, True Romance, Enemy of the State, Spy Game, and others, and brother of director Ridley Scott) also died this week, committing suicide.
08/21/2012
Chilipepper Chilipepper
"I was never in 'Who's Who' but I am in 'What's That?'."

She was a class act.
08/21/2012
Petite Valentine Petite Valentine
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Originally posted by Chilipepper
"I was never in 'Who's Who' but I am in 'What's That?'."

She was a class act.
I loved this one:

“I once wore a peekaboo blouse. People would peek and then they’d boo.”
08/22/2012
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