Review: Artie Lange, “The Stench of Failure,” on Comedy Central

Artie Lange has been through a lot the past four years; heck the past fourteen years; hell, make it 40. He says as much at the end of his new stand-up special, which premieres at midnight tonight on Comedy Central: “Thank you for not forgetting me, guys. I’ve been through some hell.” Lange easily could have called this hour “Through Some Hell,” “I’m Still Standing” or “The Comeback Kid.” But it’s not quite a comeback. And he’s still wrestling with demons. And so he calls his latest hour, “The Stench of Failure.” It follows his second best-selling memoir, “Crash...

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