From comedy to reality TV, Gottfried is grateful for varied career

The whiny-voiced comic appears at the Improv this weekend

By Leslie Gray Streeter - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

It’s always instructive to know what makes professionally funny people laugh, as an insight into their comedy and inner lives. When Gilbert Gottfried is posed that question, he pauses. But only for a minute.

“Let’s see,” he says, in a slightly lower version of that trademark nasally whine that’s distinguished him for his decades-long career. “Something bad happening to someone else?”

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