Los Angeles Times August 2012 Phyllis Diller, the zany housewife-turned-stand-up comic with the electrified hairdo, outlandish wardrobe and a barrage of self-deprecating jokes punctuated by her trademark laugh, has died.
Star Trek - "The Trouble with Tribbles." In honor of my Mom, who absolutely ADORED Star Trek. I actually bought her a Tribble that when squeezed made their little sorta purring sound effect. She kept it on her desk at work for years.