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Diana Marcovitz

  • Joie de Vivre! [Kama Sutra, 1976] B-

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Joie de Vivre! [Kama Sutra, 1976]
This woman suffers from Don Rickles's syndrome--when she gets serious, watch out for flying horseshit. But "The Colorado of Your Mind" ("Go shove it up, the toochas of your mind!") and "Drop Dead" are nasty and hilarious, the kind of songs that are adjudged "offensive to our listeners" by sensitive (male) program directors. Martin Mull should have a tenth of her spirit. B-