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Editorial: Hosting Louis C.K. reflects badly on Pittsburgh

Controversial comedian Louis C.K. performed a three-show tour at Pittsburgh Improv in Homestead this past weekend.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 28, 2019

Louis C.K.’s presence in Pittsburgh — and the entire tour — was a mistake and an insult to women in comedy and in the audience.

‘Horace and Pete’: C.K.’s brilliant gamble pays off


By Ian Flanagan / Culture Editor

May 31, 2016

If anyone is able to marry comedy and tragedy effectively, it’s Louis C.K., but never has he done it so deftly as with “Horace and Pete.” The exploration of family and human life through the ancestral owners of a century-old bar and their customers is the comedian’s boldest and most mature crea...

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