Howard Stern: Sarah Silverman Enjoyed Watching Louis C.K. Masturbate In Front of Her

Silverman went on Howard Stern’s radio show and said C.K. used to masturbate in front of her, too, but with her permission.

“I don’t know if I’m going to regret saying this,” Silverman said. “I’ve known Louis forever, I’m not making excuses for him. Please don’t take this that way. We are peers. We are equals. When we were kids, and he asked if he could masturbate in front of me.”

Sometimes she said yes, sometimes not, she told Stern.

“I’m not saying everyone should embrace Louis again,” she said. “I believe he has remorse. I just want him to talk about it on stage. He’s going to have to find his way or not find his way.”

Joe Rogan Reacts to Louis C.K. Stand-Up Comedy Return: “I don’t think Louis C.K. is a bad guy at all.”

It’s been a little over a month since Louis C.K made his attempt at a return to stand-up comedy.

Louis C.K made a surprise appearance at New York’s Comedy Cellar, where he performed a 15-minute set to a standing ovation. It was his first high-profile public performance since November 2017, when he admitted to having masturbated in front of multiple unwilling women.

For Louis C.K’s fans, his 15-minute set was a welcome return to comedy. He’d taken his medicine, was the general argument, and now it was time for the public to let him come back to comedy as a changed man.

“Will take heat for this, but people have to be allowed to serve their time and move on with their lives,” wrote actor Michael Ian Black, in a tweet he later apologized for. “I don’t know if it’s been long enough, or his career will recover, or if people will have him back, but I’m happy to see him try.”

“I don’t think Louie is a bad guy at all. I think what Louie is, is a pervert,” said Joe Rogan during his JRE #1165 podcast. “He’s not trying to hurt people. He’s just weird.”

Kevin Hart is the Highest-paid and Hardest Working Comic

Kevin Hart, the highest-paid comedian in 2016, was a guest on the Howard Stern Show this week to promote his new book, I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons. Kevin Hart revealed that he and Chris Rock threw out their comedy material and went back to the drawing board after watching Dave Chappelle’s recent set.

Hart recalled a recent night that he and Chris Rock tried out some new material at the Comedy Cellar in New York. Both got off stage satisfied with their performance.

“Dave Chappelle pops in later that night. Me and Chris go downstairs so we can watch Dave. Keep in mind, me and Chris are excited. Dave went on stage. It was so good that me and Chris just took what we had, we balled it up. We threw it in the trash.” Hart added, “I was so disgusted at seeing where my level of thinking was after seeing where Dave was.”

He went on to reveal his strategy for building a successful career as a comic, which often includes doing 45 sets in a week until he gets his material just right.

Hart spent 30 hours a week getting from Philadelphia to New York City for five minutes of stage time.

“The unsuccessful get halfway to the finish line, then turn around,” he states. “The successful get halfway, then keep going. Both run the same distance, but only one makes it to the finish line.

The Stench of Failure (Artie Lange Stand Up Comedy Special & Interview)

The Stench of FailureArtie Lange’s newest stand up special was highly anticipated this year, largely because of Artie’s personal struggles which he shared for many years on the Howard Stern Show.

The Stench of Failure was recorded in New Jersey and premiered on Comedy Central. Artie describes it as “stories about me and rehab and drug use and mental homes and general craziness.”

Artie is planning on making his return to the talk radio format on Jan 5th. While his new show won’t be on terrestrial or satellite radio, he is making it available online as a podcast.

Some interesting questions Artie answered during an online question/answer:

Q: When was the last time you talked to Howard Stern?

A: About 2 years ago.

Q: In 2006 you admitted to having a man’s load shot on your chest at an orgy. Since then, have any other men spilled their seed on your body?

A: No, and that was a complete mistake, and no. It’s never happened again, nor will it ever happen again.

Q: Artie, We lost the greatest wack-paker ever, Eric the “Actor”. What was your best memory of this little guy from Sacramento?

A:He came to a comedy gig I did in San Francisco once, and he was onstage for exactly 4 minutes, and got booed offstage and wanted me to pay him $4,000. And I obliged, cuz I loved him, but he had this kind of “I don’t care” attitude that is what you need in show business, I believe.

Q:Loved you on the Stern show, enjoyed both your books too. The show has never been as good since you left. Will you ever do an interview with Stern? Or appear on wrap up maybe?

A:Sure I would if they wanted me to! But the time would have to be right, I think. But of course I would, I would do anything for the show.

Q:What is your podcast going to be like? How many hours/how often, etc? How much will it cost? Loved the direct TV show.

A:The show will be at least 3 times a week for 2 hours per day. And the cost will be $6.95 a month, we’re working on it, nothing too expensive. But it will be COMPLETELY uncensored and a lot of fun, so it’ll be a blast, I promise.

Q:What was your favorite moment ever on Stern?

A:Probably when I got to sing with AC/DC. I got to sing “You Shook Me All Night Long.” Out of a bunch of fun times, that was probably my favorite time.

Comedian Louis C.K on the Howard Stern Show

Louis CK is one of comedy’s leading talents, but it wasn’t always that way, not by a long shot, according to a new 90-minute interview with Howard Stern that ran on Stern’s satellite radio show last week.

In it, Louis is as candid as he’s ever been. He describes watching all of his friends get hired on Saturday Night Live. He talks about why there are no other writers for his FX show Louie.

SiriusXM creating Stand-up Comedy Channel

Starting this spring, SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to Comedy Central’s broad library of stand up comedy and other comedy recordings.

George CarlinComedy Central and SiriusXM Radio announced this morning that they will start streaming a 24 hour channel that will draw from thousands of hours of stand up comedy from Comedy Central produced TV shows and audio recordings, such as Premium Blend and Comedy Central Presents.

No word yet on whether more high-profile Comedy Central talent, such as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, will have a presence on the channel.

In a press release, Comedy Central announced that the new channel will include “new performances, behind-the-scenes and backstage broadcasts from Comedy Central events,” as well as broadcasts from comedy clubs, and blocs of programming that use popular comedians as “guest DJs.”

Artie Lange Returns to Stand Up

“One day you’re on top. The next day, you’re on top of a ledge.”

“It’s good to be alive,” Artie Lange said early in his set Sunday Night at New York’s Caroline’s Comedy Club. It was good to see him back; it was one of Lange’s first high-profile stand-up sets after a nearly two-year hiatus that occurred following his suicide attempt in January 2010. He later spent two stints in rehab and three in psychiatric wards.

Lange left the spotlight at his peak – he was a longtime sidekick on the Howard Stern Show, his memoir Too Fat to Fish was a national bestseller and he regularly performed sold-out theater gigs around the country. Since returning, Lange has done a handful of stand-up shows and begun hosting a Direct TV sports talk show with comic Nick Dipaolo. He never mentioned the tragic incident in the set, but after someone shouted, “What’s up with Howard?” Lange said, “Listen man, shit happens. One day you’re on top. The next day, you’re on top of a ledge.”

Lange took the stage to a standing ovation as AC/DC’s “Hell’s Bells” blared. It was striking to see him in person; his hair and beard have gone greyer, and his onstage demeanor is mellower than it used to be. When the material wasn’t razor-sharp, the crowd was there to rally for him, regularly erupting with shouts of “We love you, Artie!”

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