November, 1999, Margaret Cho is home in San Francisco at the Warfield Theater. Cho structures her monologue loosely on her professional life's trajectory: doing stand-up, cast in an ABC-TV ... See full summary »
Learning to love her luscious self over the past forty years, comedian Margaret Cho realized that the eye of the beholder doesn't hold all the power when it comes to beauty. Our tastes may ... See full summary »
Three-time Grammy® and Emmy® nominated comedian Margaret Cho performs in front of a live audience in this provocative and hilarious comedy special event, tackling off-limits issues from ... See full summary »
Miss Margaret Cho is back, and she has a few things she'd like to share with you. From her hilarious recounting of her backstage feud with the Palins during 'Dancing with the Stars' to ... See full summary »
Margaret Cho returns to the concert stage with a "killer" one-woman show that has taken audiences by storm. Filmed live at the Warner Theatre in Washington D.C., Assassin features a fresh ... See full summary »
She took the tube and she stuck it in my vagina.
[doing an impression of her colon hydrotherapist]
I'm sorry. I must be dyslexic. You know, everyone's anus is a little bit different.
They're like snowflakes, apparently.
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I didn't see her first movie, and I'd always thought Margaret Cho was funny when I saw her on network TV, but nothing prepared me for this. A lot of my laughter came from pure shock value. She'd start on a topic and I'd think, "she's not really going to go THERE, is she?" -- and she goes RIGHT there.
Raunchy is definitely the word that fits, but I think what I felt was the glee that accompanies hearing taboos busted right and left. On top of that, when she chooses to get into more impassioned and serious territory, she is mesmerizing. (But don't worry -- she doesn't stay serious for long!)
Her comedy writing is solid, her delivery and timing are razor sharp, and the structure of the routine is impeccable.
I think I'll probably see this movie again in the theater while I can.
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