Mystery was all about pomp; Colgate has the gift of the gab. On January 14, one day after Air Florida flight 90 crashed into a bridge over the Potomac River, Howard called the airline ticket office asking for a one-way ticket to the 14th Street Bridge.
On very rare occasions, a satire predicts the future with uncanny accuracy. Frank Burns: Everybody knows war is hell. She maps out a scenario in which she would have had to tell her parents about her skin color.
Though dark humor speaks to so many people, one does not often associate it with comic strips. Their parody musicals mocked the traditions of theater and opera, often featuring female characters in traditionally male leads and spoofing popular songs of the day.
Her style became a standard for fellow comedians and aspiring comedy writers who want to tweet or vine their way to the top, especially women who may be intimidated by going after traditionally male-dominated comedy-writing jobs.
The answer: It feels weird and uncomfortable and deeply funny. Rudolf Nureyev: My mother will start to worry. But what about Gilda Radner?