Can We Talk? Joan Rivers' 10 Best Jokes

This collection of stand-up clips remind you why Rivers was considered the Queen of Comedy

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Offense Intended: 'Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work' (2009)

Rivers regularly caused offense, but remained unapologetic. (In the era of shaming comedians and demanding apologies, she is a touchstone.) In this clip from the excellent Rivers documentary, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, she wrangles with a (former) fan when he doesn't like her jokes about deaf people. She tells him comedy is about processing the most difficult things in order to laugh about them: "We're going to talk about what it's like to have a man with one leg who lost it in World War II and then went back to get it, because that's littering."

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