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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (movie)

At 78, Joan Rivers connects with a new generation of fans

At 78, Joan Rivers connects with a new generation of fans

Joan Rivers is having a manicure and a pedicure in her hotel room while juggling a phone.

"I'm in Indianapolis," she says. "I just learned how to spell it, and now I'm leaving. What a waste."

This week, between gigs in Florida and Ohio, she'll stop by the Hippodrome to dispense her trademark observations on her own world and anyone, anything that catches her attention.

"When I go onstage, I just talk about what's happening," Rivers says. "My life is an open book....

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