For female comedians, the personal is political.
In its tenth year, Stand Up for Heroes remains one of the great nights, with Bruce Springsteen performing an acoustic "Dancin
I used to watch a lot of comedians on the Tonight Show when I was a kid, with my father. I liked George Carlin and noticed
His angst shtick is wrapped around a handsome, six-foot-tall, three-time world-winning bodybuilding physique. Andrew is a smashup of Jerry Seinfeld and Superman. His day job as a personal trainer gives him plenty of material for his observational comedy.
Bill Cosby must have been feeling frisky. Arriving at the Madison Square Garden Theater for the seventh annual "Stand Up for Heroes" benefit this week, he wrapped Cindy Adams in his homey sweater and began to roughhouse the gossip columnist.
Recipients are asked to adhere to only one caveat: they must speak about a woman who has influenced or inspired them, not their mother. An act of rebellion, this rule was immediately violated.