RIP Joan

by Geraldo Rivera | Sep 04, 2015
Exactly a year ago the great irreverent outrageous comedian Joan Rivers died from brain damage after a botched surgery on her throat. A dear friend and former talk show colleague, I adored her humor and cherished her friendship. 
What I find extraordinary is that the outpatient clinic that killed her with a probable overdose of the powerful sedative propofol is still in business. 
Every time I see a dirty/funny comic like Amy Schumer or Sarah Silverman I think of Joan, the Queen of the dirty joke told with mock naivete. Long may she reign.
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