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The thin line that separates tasteful comedy from what's not is in a state of flux

'You don't want to point somebody out or single somebody out. You always want there to be a level of comfort.' --Deb Farrar-Parkman "You don't want to point somebody out or single somebody out. You always want there to be a level of comfort." --Deb Farrar-Parkman (Evan Richman/Globe Staff)
By Vanessa E. Jones
Globe Staff / January 29, 2008

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During a recent performance in Westport, Conn., Dorchester comedian Deb Farrar-Parkman riffed on why she liked visiting her sister, who had suffered a stroke, in a rehabilitation facility. "They have some fine male patients," Farrar-Parkman says, recalling the joke. "I've been asked out on two dates. A homeless guy and a guy in a wheelchair." She continues, "I can't wait ... (Full article: 1326 words)

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