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5:44 PM, August 20th, 2012
inothernews:

“I don’t miss the travel. I miss the laughter. I do miss the actual hour. I don’t want to sound like I’m on dope, but that hour is a high; it’s as good as you can feel. A wonderful, wonderful happiness, and great power.”

— PHYLLIS DILLER, in 2005, asked if she missed performing comedy; she starred in her final show in 2002, after suffering a heart attack three years earlier.
(Quote via the New York Times; photo of Diller performing during a 1967 USO show in Vietnam by the AP via the Times)


Watch Diller perform on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' in 1969. 

inothernews:

“I don’t miss the travel. I miss the laughter. I do miss the actual hour. I don’t want to sound like I’m on dope, but that hour is a high; it’s as good as you can feel. A wonderful, wonderful happiness, and great power.”

— PHYLLIS DILLER, in 2005, asked if she missed performing comedy; she starred in her final show in 2002, after suffering a heart attack three years earlier.

(Quote via the New York Times; photo of Diller performing during a 1967 USO show in Vietnam by the AP via the Times)

Watch Diller perform on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' in 1969

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