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Joan Rivers

11 Times Joan Rivers Inspired Us to Own Our Individuality

September 4 marks the one-year anniversary of Joan Rivers' death.  Bold, unapologetic and fearless on and off the stage, Rivers was a trailblazer in her own right. She spoke her mind and always had the uncanny ability to hilariously articulate what we all were thinking. Read More »

Joan Rivers' New Museum Exhibit Opens On Her Birthday

The Grammy Museum's new exhibit in Joan Rivers' honor opened Monday. The prolific comedian won her first Grammy Award for her spoken word album, "Diary of a Mad Diva" earlier this year. Read More »

Kathy Griffin’s Honest Note Signals ‘Fashion Police’ Exit

On Thursday night, Kathy Griffin announced she will depart Fashion Police after stepping into the shoes of the late Joan Rivers for seven episodes on the E! series. Read More »

Melissa Rivers Pays Tribute to Her Mother, Joan Rivers, for the First Time

"Comedy is truth, and we should not apologize for it." -Joan Rivers Read More »

Kathy Griffin Will Replace Joan Rivers on "Fashion Police"

A preview from the comedian: "I am not holding back so DAMMIT let's have some fun!" Read More »

Epic Moments of Women in Comedy

Women have always been funny, though arguments to the contrary ridiculously persist. We've assembled a few of our favorite funny women and the moments that have helped shape their careers. Read More »

Going Off Script with Heidi Ewing, Director of MAKERS: Women in Comedy

Heidi Ewing spent almost a year interviewing funny women for MAKERS: Women in Comedy. She spoke to Joan Rivers about the legendary comedian's start in standup, interviewed Chelsea Handler on dealing with pain through comedy, and talked to Whitney Cummings about h Read More »

MAKERS Presents Post-Lunch Food for Thought

In anticipation of our upcoming documentaries, we’ll be sharing Afternoon Inspiration from some of the women we spotlight. Read More »

Joan Rivers Broke Boundaries (Literally!)

One time when a show went badly in the Catskills, she escaped in an unusual way.  Read More »