Shalom Goldman

Shalom Goldman teaches in the Department of Near Eastern Judaic and Hellenic Languages and Literatures Department at Ohio State University.

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Joan Rivers

In revues, nightclub acts, concert halls, and on television, Joan Rivers popularized and perfected a genre of comedy that challenged reigning social conventions. After breaking into Chicago’s comedy scene in 1961 at Second City, Rivers became known for her comedic routines, books, and the talk show for which she won an Emmy for in 1990.

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