Host of "Coffee Talk" on Saturday Night Live, played by Mike Myers. The skit ran a few times in the early 1990s, concurrent with Myers' other staple skits, "Sprockets" and "Wayne's World".
She has a big black wig, huge dark glasses, is corpulent, speaks with a thick New York Jewish accent, and says Barbra Streisand is 'like butter.' She invites other ladies on the show, played by people like John Travolta, Roseanne Barr and Madonna, and frequently feels verklempt... Talk amongst yourselves...
The character is based on Myers' mother-in-law, who also loves Barbra Streisand and whose name is also Linda Richman.
A transcript of one of the skits is available at http://snltranscripts.jt.org/scripts/91ncoffeetalk.phtml