BARRY FRIEDMAN

Barry Friedman, a comedian, is the author of Road Comic and Funny You Should Mention It. His new book, Paul's Marriages, a novel, will be out at the end of the year. He has appeared in Esquire, on NPR, and writes for The Explorer, an oil and gas journal, without knowing much about the oil industry. He has a monthly column for TulsaPeople called "Barry Friedman At Large," and has been fired from some of Tulsa, Oklahoma's finest advertising agencies.

  • Let's Go Numb
    The reality landscape is turning inward, a world within a world. TV ...
  • When TV Works ...
    Surrounded by oxygen tanks, nurses, and homemade frozen Ensure popsicles, my father-in-law ...
  • Have You Hugged Your Oil Company Today?
    Here in Oklahoma, we have the OERB, the Oklahoma Energy Relations Board ...
  • Thank You, Good Night
    After Rob Reiner directed "A Few Good Men," he was asked if ...
  • Russert Redux, Part II
    The criticism of the coverage of Tim Russert's death was immediate and ...
  • Sites For Sore Eyes
    Years ago, when cable television was in its infancy, Pulitzer Prize-winning author ...
  • One Down, One To Go...
    Last week, citing a general malaise surrounding the production, upheaval and dissension ...
  • A Good Walk Hydrated
    From my home in Tulsa, Okla., the drive to Southern Hills Country ...
  • Rosie's Cost To 'The Price'
    Word that Rosie O'Donnell has taken herself out of contention (for the ...
  • Comb-overs And Comedians--What's Not To like?
    Watching Rosie O'Donnell and Donald Trump fight last week was a reminder, ...