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Funny man: Denver native hits the big time

Gardenswartz, busily at work on Amazon Studios’ much anticipated, post-COVID fourth season of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” is at the top of his game. “This is my dream job,” says Gardenswartz, a writer and story editor for the hit show about a young Jewish woman’s bumpy ride to stand-up comedy stardom in the late 1950s. “It’s all downhill from here!” he laughs. Gardenswartz, a Denver native who’s crafted laughs for “Mrs. Maisel” since the first season’s second episode, credits being hired for the show to his 15-year career as a stand-up comedian. “That’s how I got the job,” he says. “I was brought in specifically to help out with the stand-up element —not just the jokes. I help create the world of stand up, making […]
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