…Laughs will last longer…

Nobody does the sky-is-falling bit quite like Gilbert Gottfried. After listening to the nasally comedian rant for a couple of hours, as he will at the Parker Playhouse tonight, it’s hard not to feel better about your life. He makes no apologies for being a whiney, obnoxious cuss or spouting poor-taste jokes about Steve Irwin or 9-11. But that’s why we love him. The Playhouse is at 707 NE 8th St. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets will run you $39.50 at parkerplayhouse.com.
Wed., Dec. 31, 8 p.m., 2008
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