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Whats The Buzz NY

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Alison Grambs "Author of The Man Translator, The Smart Girl's Guide To Getting Even, and several children's joke books. She has also written for numerous events at the Friars Club, including the Celebrity Roasts. Her acting credits include Chicago City Limits, Annie, and a bunch of commercials no one ever saw. She is a graduate of Haverford College." Alison is also Editor of the hilarious yet factual, "Friars Close-Up" monthly newsletter? Barry Dougherty author of A Hundred Years, A Million Laughs: A Centennial Celebration of the Friars Club which celebrates a 100 years of the Friars Club through photographs and stories. other books include, How To Do It Standing Up,New York Friars Club Book of Roasts: The Friars Club Bible of Jokes, Pokes, Roasts, And Toasts and edited The Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes. Barry is the Editor of the Friars Club’s magazine, the Epistle. Since 1991 he has been covering the Friars events–from Roasts and Dinners to in-house activities and Friars Frolics. He has also profiled Friar celebrities Ernest Borgnine, Bob Costas, Michael Feinstein, Steve Lawrence, Jerry Orbach, Sally Jessy Raphael, Rob Reiner, Geraldo Rivera, and Joan Rivers, to name a few. Barry has also written jokes for Roasts and speeches for Testimonial Friars Dinners. He has produced several events for the Friars, which include author book signing parties, movie screenings, and a huge party to celebrate the final episode of Seinfeld–the party was covered in Variety. A former television news reporter for Cable vision Systems, Barry has also written numerous articles for various magazines and newspapers such as Antiques and the Arts Weekly, Update magazine, Newsday, and The New York Times. He also had the honor of writing the Foreword for Soupy Sales Presents Stop Me If You’ve Heard It! a book by Soupy Sales. www.barrydougherty.com