For someone who so proudly declares that her career belongs on the D-List, Kathy Griffing has amassed an impressive resume and a fierce fan base who can’t get enough of her controversial, fearless, and hilarious style of stand-up comedy. You never know what might come out of her mouth in the next joke, and she is bringing another installment of her unforgettable comedy to the Borgata Events Center in Atlantic City on October 5th!
Far From a Fabulous Failure
The story of so many stand-up comics is the same. They struggle for a decade or two, playing tiny clubs and open mic nights until miraculously, they land a bit part in a movie or the right person walks into the right comedy club. Then BOOM, history is made. Kathy Griffin fits that profile to a certain degree, but she has taken it upon herself to turn mediocre success during the 1980s and 1990s into a massively successful career in the new millenium. Her self-deprecatingly titled show, “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List” has earned her two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Series, and she has also seen her comedy career soar to unprecedented heights with the release of five comedy albums in as many years. All five of those albums received Grammy nominations. Beyond that, the Bravo network has hosted 16 of her cable comedy specials, which is a record-breaking total for any comedian on any network. Clearly, her life, regardless of what list it’s on (A, B, C, or D), is something special, and she has kept us laughing for nearly three decades now.
Her comedic style is unabashed and bold, and as the title of her hit show implies, she is never afraid to make fun of herself. Her troubled past combined with her brazen and fearless comedy style has made for some of the most honest, insightful comedy to emerge in recent years, and audiences around the world regularly demand more of this alleged D-lister. Some of Kathy Griffin’s favorite topics to riff on and ravage are organized religion, sexuality, modern culture, and the ridiculous nature of celebrity and pop culture icons. Here is the buxom, red-headed firecracker lighting up the stage earlier this year about one of her favorite topics, porn magazines.
More Than a Pretty Face
Now that most people in the industry get the joke, they realize that Kathy Griffin has suddenly become a comedy queen, and she is using that prestige to do some great things in the world. Following in the footsteps of great comedians like Don Rickles and Bob Hope, she has already gone on to USO tours to entertain the troops fighting overseas, and she has been a vocal advocate for LGBT rights in the military as well as for the regular citizens of America. She is a visible and proud voice in the fight for equal rights, and having a woman as popular and proud as Kathy Griffin defending the rights of the LGBT community is a strong warrior in your corner!
If you want to experience one of the raunchiest, smartest, and boldest comediennes working in the industry today, then you cannot miss Kathy Griffin’s show at the Borgata Events Center in Atlantic City on October 5th. It promises to be just as ludicrous, insightful, and drop-dead hilarious as all of her other unmissable shows. Book your room at one of the world-class Atlantic City Hotels, and get your tickets for the show at the same time! For convenience sake, since your sides might literally be splitting, book a room at the Borgata!
If you’re not a fan of jaw-dropping humor, then why not check out one of the other stellar shows that are on in Atlantic City, particularly Frank Sinatra Jr. at the Borgata Music Box that same night!