by Miles Leicher
Before Bill’s beloved New Rules find their way onto Friday’s show, they must first prove themselves worthy. This happens during Thursday’s (decidedly low-tech) rehearsal, which requires the finely honed art and craft skills of executive assistant Ashley Taylor. Ashley painstakingly puts each picture onto cards so that they might run the gauntlet of our rehearsal audience. Dozens enter, only a few survive (jokes, not audience members).