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Lewis Black
Name : Lewis Black
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Date of Birth : 1948-08-30
Place of Birth : Silver Spring, Maryland
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Celebrity,Comedian
Brief Bio : Lewis Niles Black (born August 30 1948) is a Grammy Award-winning American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, and actor. He is known for his comedy style which often simulates a mental breakdown or... - More...
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Lewis Black Announces New CD and Tour
Artistdirect.com - Lewis Black –quite possibly my favorite stand-up comedian and I am a stand-up comedy nerd- is back and angrier than ever! He is also busier than ever, as he is about to celebrate the release of a CD and a DVD, as well as a special on Comedy Central titled Stark Raving Black. Mr. Black also has a gaggle of tour dates on his docket, as well. So if you want to pee your pants, then snag some tickets to his shows!

Stark Raving Black is scheduled for release on June 12 via CD and DVD via Comedy Central. It's a
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Lewis Black
New Jersey Monthly - Lewis Black is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today and he will be at the Music Box for two nights – February 5 and 6, 2010. He executes a brilliant trifecta as stand-up comedian, actor and author. Black’s live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. A passionate performer who is more of an angry optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon, he has perfected expressing what the rest of us cannot say in polite company. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over two hundred nights a year to sell-out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand,
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The Year of Lewis Black
Monsters and Critics.com - USA - Fans of Lewis Black have waited a long time for the rest of you to catch up and appreciate what they are already hip to.

The barely contained comic is at his best when he riffs on what annoys him (and us all) in politcs, pop culture and social trends.  His no-miss segment on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, "Back in Black" is a highlight of the satirical news show for many, and his face is being seen more and more in feature films and television.

Now Comedy Central is betting on the apopletic kid born in Washington D.C. -  "Lewis
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Lewis Black puts Oprah and Trump on trial for laughs
Reuters - USA - This here is a rather ingenious little concept bolstered by the at once self-mocking and self-important intellectual comedic sensibility that we've come to identify with Comedy Central.

"Lewis Black's Root of All Evil" has middle-aged comic treasure Lewis Black's fearless stamp all over it, showing him setting up an ersatz trial pitting various individuals and entities of popular culture against one another to determine which is the more downright wicked. In the opener, it's Oprah vs. the Catholic Church. In the second installment, it's Donald Trump vs. Viagra. The close match of the two subjects is obvious enough. Both Oprah and
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Celebrities : Andy Kindler, Greg Geraldo, Paul F. Tompkins, Andrew Daly, Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan, Donald Trump, Oprah Winfrey, Patton Oswalt
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Posted 3/12/2008 02:03:47 AM | Permalink
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Daily Beast

Comedian Lewis Black: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Not the Answer
Daily Beast
If there were ever a time for fiery, finger-stabbing political rants, it's now. And few do it better than Lewis Black, whose belligerent, profanity-laced style and nose for satire have made him an indelible voice on the comedy scene since he debuted on ...

Jamestown Post Journal

Lewis Black, Friends Take The Stage At Reg Lenna
Jamestown Post Journal
Lewis Black took to the stage Wednesday not long after a heckler went after a comedian who performed before him. After listing reasons why the heckler was wrong, Black explained he was most annoyed by the heckler because she cut his fellow comedian's ...

Washington Times

Lewis Black says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez not the answer: 'We've got to get to the middle'
Washington Times
Stand-up comedian and self-described socialist Lewis Black thinks radical candidates such as New York congressional primary winner Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are not the answer for the Democratic Party going into future elections. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a ...

The Weekly Standard

Afternoon Links: NASA Goes to the Sun, Nominating Lewis Black, and No Smoking!
The Weekly Standard
Certainly, there will be no unintended consequences here. Icarus! NASA is planning to send a probe to the sun. Hope it doesn't fly too close! Can we make this happen? Washington's much-hated public transportation should make Lewis Black the voice of ...

Daily Beast

GOP Rep. Jason Lewis: Black People Have 'Entitlement Mentality'
Daily Beast
Rep. Jason Lewis (R-MN) once claimed on his talk radio show that African-Americans have an “entitlement mentality” and warned that a “racial war” was brewing because “violence regularly occurs at black gatherings.” CNN's KFile reports that during a ...

Museum Dedicated To Comedy Opens In Lucille Ball's Hometown
NPR
A national museum devoted to the history of comedy has opened in Jamestown, N.Y., the birthplace of Lucille Ball. Executive director Journey Gunderson and comic Lewis Black talk about the project. AILSA CHANG, HOST: In the 1980s, when comedian ...

Daily Beast

Rep. Jason Lewis: Black People on Welfare 'Substituted One Plantation for Another'
Daily Beast
Rep. Jason Lewis, a Republican from Minnesota, once said on his radio show that welfare recipients are “parasites” and that black people have “traded one plantation for another.” Lewis made these remarks on The Jason Lewis Show, which he hosted ...
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