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The Last of the Red Hot Mamas

A new film about Sophie Tucker is in theaters, and reason enough revisit the vaudevillian’s suggestive, sex-positive, hip-slinging songs

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Comedian David Brenner Dies of Cancer

The Tonight Show favorite and king of observational comedy dies at 78

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The Ventriloquist

How a latter-day vaudevillian from Kansas City got himself to speak perfect Yiddish