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Artie Lange’s Journey From The Howard Stern Show to Podcaster

Artie Lange’s Journey From The Howard Stern Show to Podcaster

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
May 1 2015 7:26 PM

Artie Lange Is a Stand Up Guy

The Howard Stern Show alumnus explains why the best comedians always own up to their mistakes.

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Artie Lange performs stand-up in the film Laugh Killer Laugh by Kamal Ahmed.

Photo Illustration by Slate. Photo still from Laugh Killer Laugh by Kamal Ahmed.

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Today on The Gist, Artie Lange shares how he’s developed his comedy around personal stories and failures. He’s in the new film Laugh Killer Laugh directed by Kamal Ahmed. For the Spiel, it’s time to name our Lobstar of the Antentwig.


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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.