Monday, August 20, 2012

She was one of the funniest female comedians ever...

Outrageous for her time, she was also the first female stand-up to become a celebrity in her own right.

Rest in peace.


  1. Who can ever forget Fang??

  2. I loved her "outrageous" LAUGH. God bless her. RosaMaria.

  3. Do you remember when they did a cartoon character of her on Scooby Doo?

  4. The first joke I can remember was from Phyllis. "Fang and I were just at a costume party and I went practically in the nude. All I wore was a white fuzzy hat and white fuzzy slippers...I went as a Q-Tip.

    I still giggle at that joke and I must have been no more than 3 or 4 years old when I heard it on television.

    1. My favorite was their first Thanksgiving - she didn't know how to cook and was trying to dress the turkey - in clothes. Still cracks me up.

  5. she's a legend here in st. louis, having lived here in the 60's and performing for years in gaslight square. she often said st. louis was always home to her.

  6. There was a lovely tribute to Phyllis by Joan Rivers in the Sunday Post:


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