Posts Tagged ‘Comic Relief’

Oscar funnyman to show: play up envelope mess, not harassers

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Oscar funnyman to show: play up envelope mess, not harassers
February 15, 2018

LOS ANGELES — Put comedy writer Bruce Vilanch on the spot by asking if he has a political gag suitable for the Oscars, and he makes a game try.

“There’s probably a joke in Trump buying three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Vilanch said, “because that’s all he does is publicize himself. So it seems to me you have a nice, clean shot on the ninth hole.”

He doesn’t have to sweat polishing the riff on best-picture nominee “Three Billboards.” While he’s crafted one-liners for hosts and presenters for 23 Oscar shows, he’ll be watching comfortably at home and with Koosh balls at the ready. Read More

Save The Date: An Evening with Bruce Vilanch, Saturday, Apr 21 (2012) 8:00pm

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

An Evening with Bruce Vilanch
Saturday, Apr 21 (2012) 8:00p
at Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

One of the funniest men alive, Bruce Vilanch is best known for his standard spot on Hollywood Squares and his starring role as Edna Turnblad in the Broadway and San Francisco productions of Hairspray, the Musical. TV audiences have been laughing for years at Bruce’s writing for award shows like the Academy Awards ®, comedy specials including Comic Relief and numerous Bette Midler performances.
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