Up late with Dave Attell

There are morning people, there are night people, and then there’s Dave Attell – best known for his late-night escapades on Comedy Central’s Insomniac yet doomed to a vicious cycle of morning radio interviews to promote his weekend club gigs.How can he pull it off?"I guess there’s a lot of ways to adapt,” Attell said. "If you’re in jail, they get you up early.”Though still a free man, the comic no longer does new episodes of Insomniac, ending his run earlier this year with a Comedy Central special filmed in Las Vegas. That hasn’t stopped Attell from working the circuit and hitting lots of bars."I’m doing a new show called ‘Why Aren’t You Doing That Show Anymore?’” he said.At that moment, the front desk at his hotel in Orlando, Fla., called to tell him he would have to switch rooms."Somebody has the jones for this room,” he said. "I’ll just take whatever room you give me, but I just wonder what kind of people say, ‘I have a loveless marriage. Can you give me a room with double beds?’”Later this month, Attell reunites with Lewis Black (they did a nationwide theater tour two years ago) for a performance at the new HBO Comedy Festival in Las Vegas.He enjoys watching HBO’s Rome – "So is Christ going to show up at the end? Is he going to do a walk-on?”...

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