Why I love Joan

photo credit Charles William Bush

photo credit Charles William Bush

Confession Time.  I watch day-time television.  And (oh boy) it tends to mostly be the E! channel.  I have a girl crush on Giuliana Rancic and I can’t go past Fashion Police.  I come for the fashion, but I stay for Joan Rivers acerbic wit.

Most of the things she said were vulgar, racist, sexist, inappropriate, politically incorrect and utterly, utterly hilarious.   Perhaps she shouldn’t have said the things she said, but if she hadn’t she wouldn’t have been Joan Rivers.  She said the things no-one else would have dared even think up.  In a world of carbon copies, I think she was one of a kind.

Here are five reasons I love Joan Rivers… Read more

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