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Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers: Road Comic

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Joan Rivers: Road Comic

Joan Rivers recalls her experience as a young comedian on the road.

Joan Rivers: Road Comic

Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on Second City

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Joan Rivers on Second City

Rivers recalls her experiences as a member of The Second City improvisational comedy team.

Joan Rivers on Second City

Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on her Contemporaries

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Joan Rivers on her Contemporaries

Rivers and her cohort were the 1st generation of American-born comedians.

Joan Rivers on her Contemporaries

Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on Comedic Success

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Joan Rivers on Comedic Success

Joan Rivers outlines a guide to success in the entertainment industry in the late 1960’s.

Joan Rivers on Comedic Success

Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers on Audience Flops

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Joan Rivers on Audience Flops

Joan recounts a tepid audience response to her more taboo material.

Joan Rivers on Audience Flops

Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers' "False Starts"

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Joan Rivers' "False Starts"

Rivers began her career in a period when female performers were given rigid expectations.

Joan Rivers' "False Starts"

Video thumbnail: Make Em Laugh Joan Rivers' Early Inspiration

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Joan Rivers' Early Inspiration

Comedian Joan Rivers recalls her early inspirations towards comedy.

Joan Rivers' Early Inspiration