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Joan Rivers' Comedy Era Is Over -- Younger Jewish Women Comics Have Better Attitudes About Looks and Sex

Debra Nussbaum Cohen | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Debra Nussbaum Cohen

What is starkly noticeable in the wake of Rivers' death is how much has changed for funny ladies since Rivers first walked onto the Tonight Show stage in 1965.

Sophie Tucker's Alive & Well

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
Richard Z. Chesnoff

She was "The Last of the Red Hot Mammas" and the first to dare sing risque songs about the glories of independent women-hood: "I'm Living Alone and Like It" and "Ain't Women Wonderful."

Dog Ears Music: Taxes and Other Misfortunes Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by John Coltrane & Miles Davis, Johnny Cash, Charles Mingus, Sophie Tucker, and more.

Boardwalk Empires, Mockingbirds, Concertos & Rocket Science: Conversations with The Jayhawks, Bela Fleck and Vince Giordano

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Real Tyne Daly Stands Up at Manhattan's Feinstein's at Loews Regency

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Tyne Daly has been acting for 49 years. She relays the astonishing fact during her current and irresistible cabaret act at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.

DogEars Volume Four

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we recommend Rilo Kiley, Cheap Trick, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Muse, Sophie Tucker, and Mary J. Blige.

Sophie Tucker Swims Six Miles Through Shark-Infested Waters, Survives Four Months On Desert Island

Daily Mail | Richard Shears | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When Jan Griffith's beloved dog, Sophie Tucker fell overboard from her family's yacht she feared her pet had drowned. But Sophie Tucker, a grey and b...