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Bruceback August 23, 1991| Vilanch bathes his humor in nostalgia

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Vilanch bathes his humor in nostalgia
Chicago Sun-Times
August 23, 1991 | Ernest Tucker

Bette MidlerBruce Vilanch

Perhaps the best commentary on the Hollywood whirl that is part of humorist Bruce Vilanch‘s life is this: The day after he appears at a suburban comedy club, he’ll fly back to Tinselville to learn whether he won an Emmy. What for?

Writing for another awards show, the Oscars.

“Some day, they’ll have an awards show just for awards shows,” said the 43-year-old former Chicagoan.

And while that may seem odd to outsiders, it is more for Vilanch’s comedy dicer. The sit-down comic, who will appear with a pianist, does a monologue that he describes as “like Spalding Gray, only funny.” Read More

BruceBacks: Walt Disney World Celebrity Circus – October 28, 1987

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Celebrities join world’s greatest circus acts for NBC-TV special Nov. 27. (Walt Disney World Celebrity Circus)
Article from:PR Newswire Article date:October 28, 1987
CELEBRITIES JOIN WORLD’S GREATEST CIRCUS ACTS

FOR NBC-TV SPECIAL NOV. 27 ACTS

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Mickey Mouse, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Lisa Bonet, Tony Randall, Kim Fields, Tim Conway and Jim “Earnest” Varney will join the world’s best circus acts and 500 clowns, lions and elephants for the “Walt Disney World Celebrity Circus” Nov. 27 from 8-9 p.m. EST on NBC-TV. Read More