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By Ken Harrison, Oct. 19, 2018 It’s been one month now since Oceanside comedian Vicki Barbolak appeared in the live final round of America’s Got Talent. Although she missed out on the one-million-dollar prize placing (she placed sixth out of the ten finalists), her life has changed dramatically. I caught up with her by phone on October 18, as she was driving up to L.A. for a meeting with producers about a possible sitcom. America’s Got Talent executive producer and judge, Simon Cowell, had mentioned on the air maybe wanting to work with Barbolak on a sitcom. “That hasn’t happened yet,” she said. For 20 years, Barbolak has been performing her Trailer Park Trophy Wife shtick in comedy clubs where she could get booked. She appeared as a regular at the La Jolla Comedy Store, where she met her husband of 13 years, Lou, the club’s piano player. What did she think about before her final TV performance at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater? “I didn’t sleep the night before because [during her act] I wanted to take off my dress and be wearing a bathing suit,” she said. Two minutes before going on stage, the producer said if she was going......

By Ken Harrison, Oct. 19, 2018 It’s been one month now since Oceanside comedian Vicki Barbolak appeared in the live final round of America’s Got Talent. Although she missed out on the one-million-dollar prize placing (she placed sixth out of the ten finalists), her life has changed dramatically. I caught up with her by phone on October 18, as she was driving up to L.A. for a meeting with producers about a possible sitcom. America’s Got Talent executive producer and judge, Simon Cowell, had mentioned on the air maybe wanting to work with Barbolak on a sitcom. “That hasn’t happened yet,” she said. For 20 years, Barbolak has been performing her Trailer Park Trophy Wife shtick in comedy clubs where she could get booked. She appeared as a regular at the La Jolla Comedy Store, where she met her husband of 13 years, Lou, the club’s piano player. What did she think about before her final TV performance at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater? “I didn’t sleep the night before because [during her act] I wanted to take off my dress and be wearing a bathing suit,” she said. Two minutes before going on stage, the producer said if she was going......