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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, Reviewed

06/18/2010 03:42 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Joan Rivers is now 77 years old. When she began her career back in the days of Jack Parr, Ed Sullivan and Johnny Carson, her coarse humor and use of a drunken sailor's profanity were shocking. Although her sense of humor continued to be Borscht Belt, that tie soon gave way to even greater potty and sexual references. For me, and I believe most of the public, her energy, intellect and comedic crudeness is now attractive and extraordinary.

To see my full video review (including a fun story about a dinner I had at Joan's apartment), click below.