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Really Famous with Kara Mayer Robinson

Nov 30, 2020

Legendary comedian Vicki Lawrence is currently home, waiting out the pandemic like the rest of us. She takes an hour to power up Zoom and chat with me about:

  • How Carol Burnett "discovered" her
  • Working with icons + legends 
  • How she learned comedy
  • Behind the scenes of The Carol Burnett Show
  • Getting Mama's Family
  • Her recent Fox series, The Cool Kids
  • Dips in her career and her life, beginning with her talk show Vicki
  • A disturbing behind-the-scenes story
  • How she's dealing with the quarantine
  • Her rare chronic hives condition (CIU)

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Bonus videos!

  • Watch Vicki tell me how she first met Carol Burnett:

  • Watch Vicki tell me about her tough time with Vicki:

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TV shows Vicki and I talk about:

  • The Americans
  • Ozark
  • Yellowstone
  • The Carol Burnett Show
  • Mama's Family
  • The Cool Kids


New live shows: I'll be back with live shows in NYC and maybe other locations.

Get word as soon as we book new dates.



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