A beautiful woman in a beauty pageant put on baggy clothes and humbly walked across the stage to talk proudly about her career, and her passion for caring for other human beings, and the only thing the women on The View could muster in response were insults grounded in ignorance.
It is a nurse who will be with you in moments of a medical crisis, a nurse who will guide you through the confusing maze of modern health care. It is a nurse who will remember to ask your name as she struggles to save your life.
With all due respect, this positive progress report on Women in Comedy is a tribute to Joan Rivers. She persevered to pave the path for generations of funny women. Rivers auditioned seven times over three years, before making her Tonight Show debut in 1965.
Joy Behar spent some time with The Huffington Post to talk about her first love: stand-up comedy; the lean years -- life before 'The View'; what she's doing next... and she told us who she had to apologize to on air that pissed her off.