July 18, 2005 John Leguizamo, who got his start as a stand-up comedian, stars in the new Spanish-language film Cronicas. He plays a tabloid reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador to track down a serial killer.
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September 24, 2004 His new film is Mr. 3000. It's about an aging baseball star who returns to the diamond. He's the star of The Bernie Mac Show, a sitcom on Fox. Mac has been a stand up comedian for many years and often appears in films, including Spike Lee's Kings of Comedy. This interview originally aired on Nov. 27, 2001.
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August 8, 2003 This Sunday he will be roasted by Comedy Central. He's also starring in the new film The Secret Lives of Dentists. Leary is also known for his work in films such as The Thomas Crown Affair and The Ref. Leary has completed more than 20 feature films, several cable specials, a book, a CD, and he has his own production company, Apostle. This interview first aired April 18, 2002.
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January 29, 2003 Lewis Black is smart, sharp tongued, and angry, angry, angry. The comedian and Daily Show contributor joins host Neal Conan to splutter about his daily frustrations, and his ten years as the next big thing. Guest: Lewis Black *Stand-up comedian *Contributor to The Daily Show on Comedy Central
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November 28, 2002 Now the host of The Tonight Show, Leno talks about his struggling years as a stand-up comic (with other comics like Robin Williams, Andy Kaufman, and Steve Martin). He also talks about taking over The Tonight Show. He is author of the book Leading with my Chin. Leno appears in Comedian, the Jerry Seinfeld documentary in theaters now. (REBROADCAST from 10/21/96)
November 28, 2002 He starred in HBO's parody of talk-shows, The Larry Sanders Show. It featured Shandling as a veteran talk-show host. His guests included Robin Williams, Howard Stern, and, actual talk show host, David Letterman playing themselves. The show went off the air in 1998, but reruns of the show are currently airing on the network Bravo. Shandling also starred in It's Garry Shandling's Show. Shandling also appears in the new Seinfeld documentary, Comedian,which shows in theaters now. (REBROADCAST FROM 10/1/93)
August 15, 2002 Comedian Dave Attell . He*s the host of Comedy Central*s Insomniac with Dave Attell. It airs Wednesday nights at 10:30 pm. Attell explores American after-hours culture, traveling to many cities to film his show.
December 28, 1999 NPR's Renee Montagne reports on one of the country's only Native American comedians. Andrew Lacapa gets most of his jokes from his life on an Arizona reservation. But behind much of his humor is a painful past. Lacapa's battled alcholism, depression and poverty. While he performs almost exclusively at Native American functions, Lacapa's considering taking his show on the national comedy club circuit. (8:35
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