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Bill Burr ignores critics, focuses on comedy

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 19, 2013


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As a comedian, actor and radio personality, Bill Burr has developed a following for his blunt, everyman style of humor. Burr never holds back, going on riffs about his issues with women, American education, The Oprah Winfrey Show and the tribulations of dog ownership. In anticipation of his performance...

‘Daily Show’ Correspondent Al Madrigal discusses his early days in stand up

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

August 28, 2013


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For the past two years, comedian and actor Al Madrigal has been a contributor and correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, traveling the nation and interviewing some of its strangest thinkers and activists. As a stand-up comedian, however, he broaches subjects closer to home, ranging from bu...

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