She The People: Ellen DeGeneres

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Phyllis Diller: Always funny, and always in control

Watching her back then, you knew that she was really, to use a more modern phrase, “building her brand” — Phyllis Diller Inc.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:36 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Phyllis Diller, comedy, Whoopi Goldberg, Roseanne Barr, Sarah Silverman, Ellen DeGeneres

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Ellen DeGeneres: Funny but so much more

Although she has just won the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Ellen DeGeneres has distinguished herself in other ways.

By Delia Lloyd  |  02:38 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ellen DeGeneres, female comedians, Mark Twain prize, gay rights