This was the first time I had traveled internationally. I was offered a comedy spot within a show produced at the Show Boat Casino in Tokyo, Japan. Of course I didn't speak Japanese so they translated 8 minutes of my act and sent me the cassette to learn and memorize. (That's right, cassette) ......
I was introduced to Phyllis Diller in Reno, Nevada. I entered her dressing room and she had a big smile. So cute and warm, she reminded me of my grandmother... (more…)
Oh yes. Karma and I know each other very well. You see, there was a long time in my career that I would try to micromanage the universe. I would get an amazing opportunity based on my good name, do something to move it along faster, and Karma would pay me a visit ... (more…)