Day: June 23, 2011

Big Time Comedy Show heads to Hollywood for second big-time benefit for Greg Giraldo’s family

After putting on the first “Big Time Comedy Show” in NYC in February for the family of the late Greg Giraldo, comedians have organized a second all-star comedy affair to take place on June 29 at the Wiltern in Hollywood. As you can see, host Tom Papa has assembled some big names to pay tribute to Giraldo and help raise money for his three children as well as for┬áThe Greg Giraldo Fund. Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Whitney Cummings, Jeffrey Ross and Daniel Tosh all are on the bill for the June 29 tribute. Also performing: Marc Maron, Andy Kindler, Ralphie May. Tickets are available from $34 to $80 via Live...

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On Lopez Tonight, Michelle Buteau searches for black people in Utah, finds a really white man in her life

George Lopez said last night on his show that Michelle Buteau was a part of the Lopez Tonight family, which I think means that she works there, and not that he had adopted her as a daughter, although it really could mean both. Who said it? Yeah, I said it! Buteau made her debut stand-up performance on the show, and joked about not seeing any black people in Utah, as well as how she recently married a European man. Go, girl! Roll that...

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On Leno, Louis CK says how much he loves Percocet, but why he cannot be an alcoholic or smoke pot

Louis CK could care less about which talk show he’s on, just so long as people are watching. Which is why he returned to Leno last night, and had no problems revealing just how much he loved taking Percocet for a back injury — so much so that he indulged Leno with a spit-take — why he’s not an alcoholic or a pot-head (blame Kansas City!), and the rudeness of strangers, and helicopters. Which leads to a clip from the second season of Louie (debuting tonight on FX) and a reminder that Louis CK remains deathly afraid when planes hit turbulence, even if it’s for the cameras. Brian Regan’s hardcore fans might want to gloss over the first little bit about ranking pain on a scale of 1-10 and just get to the good parts. Roll...

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