August 26, 2011 in Features

Kathy Griffin coming Sunday

By The Spokesman-Review
 
Stuart Ramson photo

Kathy Griffin is pictured during arrivals at the UJA-Federation of New York’s Leadership Awards Dinner, New York, Tuesday, June 9, 2009.
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If you go

Kathy Griffin

When:

Sunday, 8 p.m.

Where:

INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost:

$35, $50 and $75 in advance; all seats $3 more on day of show (tickets for the originally scheduled Aug. 20 date will be honored)

Call:

TicketsWest outlets (800-325-SEAT or www.ticketswest.com)

Want to know more about Kathy Griffin, who’s arriving at the INB Performing Arts Center for a stand-up comedy show on Sunday?

Here’s a Kathy Griffin quiz in which every correct answer is “All of the above.”

Q. Her stand-up act relies on what for material?

1. Hollywood gossip.

2. Dumb celebrity antics.

3. Her own low-level celebrity status.

4, All of the above.

Q. Griffin has landed in hot water for doing what?

1. Making a Barbara Walters joke on “The View.”

2. Making a “rehab” joke about child actress Dakota Fanning.

3. Making an irreverent remark about Jesus in an Emmy acceptance speech.

4. All of the above.

Q. She was in which popular ’90s TV series?

1. “Seinfeld.”

2. “ER.”

3. “Suddenly Susan.”

4. All of the above.

Q. Griffin has starred in which reality TV show?

1. “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.”

2. “Kathy’s So-Called Reality.”

3. “Celebrity Mole.”

4. “Average Joe.”

5. All of the above. (She actually won “Celebrity Mole.”)

Q. Her resume includes …

1. Membership in The Groundlings improv troupe.

2. Her own half-hour HBO special.

3. An appearance in Eminem’s video, “The Real Slim Shady.”

4. A dramatic role on “Law and Order: SVU.”

5. All of the above.

Q. Griffin’s voice has been used in which animated show?

1. “Dilbert.”

2. “The Simpsons.”

3. “Shrek Forever After.”

4. All of the above.

Q. She has received …

1. Several Emmys.

2. The Vanguard Award (from GLAAD, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation).

3. The Gracie Allen Award (from the Alliance for Women in the Media).

4. A condemnation from the Catholic League.

4. All of the above.

Q.Which movies has Griffin appeared in?

1. “Pulp Fiction.”

2. “The Cable Guy.”

3. “It’s Pat.”

4. “Muppets from Space.”

5. All of the above.

Q. Which ironic title did she use for one of her projects?

1. “Official Book Club Selection,” for a memoir.

2. “Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony,” for a Broadway show.

3. “A Strong Black Woman,” for a stand-up special.

4. “(Unprintable word)-ing it for the Holidays,” for a Christmas album.

3. All of the above.

Q. Griffin has been romantically linked to …

1. Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder.

2. Isaiah Mustafa, the Old Spice ad guy.

3. Levi Johnston, the former fiancé of Bristol Palin.

4. All of the above, but only jokingly in the case of Johnston.

Q. Tickets for her Spokane show are …

1. Still available.

2. $35, $50 and $75 in advance.

3. $3 additional on the day of the show.

4. All of the above.


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