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Thursday, August 27, 2009

No Laughing Matter

Comedian Sunda Croonquist and her in-laws are facing off in court on September 8 over the entertainer's routine, which features lines about the family. The in-laws don't like them, characterizing them as "false, defamatory and racist," particularly the ones about Ruth Zafrin, the mother of Ms. Croonquist's husband of fifteen years Mark, who happens to be an attorney. So, a federal judge will be hearing the case. Ms. Zafrin wants damages and an injunction. Read more here.

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