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September 6, 1989 | BETH ANN KRIER, Times Staff Writer
Joe Kogel, the cancer survivor who turned his disease into a traveling one-man show, is publicly ruminating on God's twisted sense of humor. Here at the Seattle Mime Theatre, he's informing his audience about the ambitious comedian who wanted to do more than make humanity laugh. The guy aspired to make God laugh. "Actually, my first thought was, was it possible to make God stop laughing?
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September 6, 1989 | BETH ANN KRIER, Times Staff Writer
Joe Kogel, the cancer survivor who turned his disease into a traveling one-man show, is publicly ruminating on God's twisted sense of humor. Here at the Seattle Mime Theatre, he's informing his audience about the ambitious comedian who wanted to do more than make humanity laugh. The guy aspired to make God laugh. "Actually, my first thought was, was it possible to make God stop laughing?
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November 9, 1986 | LAWRENCE CHRISTON
After World War I and the Great Depression, it would seem that America would be hard-put to resurrect for itself a new age of innocence. But as far as the movies were concerned, it did. The fervent hearts that beat within Busby Berkeley spectaculars and elegant Fred Astaire numbers were loaded with style, but they were without cunning. They placed their bets on romantic chance. That's why Shirley Temple became such a heroine.
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November 21, 1986 | DON SHIRLEY
Was it premature for the Grove Theatre Company to open "A Child's Christmas in Wales" in mid-November? Not really. This musical by Jeremy Brooks and Adrian Mitchell, adapted from the poem by Dylan Thomas, isn't particularly a Christmas story, nor a children's show. It could be about any cold-weather holiday when friends and relatives gather for a long, leisurely celebration centered around a big dinner.
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