• Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

    This year’s New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 – 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they’ve put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Hart, Artie Lange, Bill Maher, Patton Oswalt, Brian Regan, Marlon and Shawn Wayans and Robin Williams to the city’s biggest venues, including

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    Jerry Seinfeld will guest on the new season of Louis C.K.’s FX show ‘Louie’

    Legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld will guest star on an upcoming episode of Louis C.K.’s Emmy-winning FX show Louie. When Chris Rock answered his phone today during a press junket for Madagascar 3 (in which he stars), the comedian let it slip that he was talking with his friend Seinfeld, who was currently on the set of Louie in New York City, reports Hollywood.com. Seinfeld joins Artie Lange and Marc Maron,

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    Artie Lange talks rehab, radio, getting back to comedy and more! (Video)

    Comedy Juice, run by LA comic Mark Serittella, is now a regular show at Gotham, every Tuesday night at 10 P.M. I heard that my buddy Artie Lange was going to come in to do a guest spot so I packed up my video equipment and ran down in hopes of catching up with him. I hadn’t seen him since before he went to rehab, and he was very open

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    Watch Artie Lange and Nick Di Paolo talk sports, drugs and art on Conan

    For months now Nick Di Paolo and Artie Lang have been co-headlining their own sports radio (and comedy) show for DirectTV. It’s been great to see Di Paolo helming a project he deserves and it’s been fun to see Lange clean and sober and enjoying his life. The duo stopped by Conan last night to chat about their show and its future, which includes a televised version. But Lange also

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    Artie Lange joins Twitter; and watch his full Letterman appearance

    During Artie Lange’s appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night, he joked about how, since he’s been out of the spotlight for nearly two years he’s missed out on a lot of technological advances– most notably Twitter. Well, Lange quietly joined the microblogging sight after he taped his segment but before it aired last night. So, let us be one of the first people to welcome you, @Artie_Lange

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    Video: Artie Lange tells Letterman he would tweet for Kim Kardashian

    If you come to this site fairly often, you’ll know that comedian Artie Lange and his friend, comedian Nick DiPaolo have recently launched their own sports talk radio show. Tonight, he appears on Late Show with David Letterman to chat about that and more. We’re happy to show you this preview, because we’re pretty sure this is Artie’s first real television appearance since he left the Howard Stern Show in

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    DirectTV releases statement three days after the premiere of “The Nick and Artie Show”

    Three days after The Nick and Artie Show premiered, the radio program’s producer, DirectTV has issued a press release announcing the show’s existence. In the world of entertainment and marketing, the chronology seems a little off. But, I guess it’s good to know the show I’ve been listening to since Monday was not just a figment of my imagination. If you don’t know already, Nick DiPaolo and Artie Lange have

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    Artie Lange, Nick Di Paolo’s radio show premieres tonight

    We’ve been writing about it for a long time now, and finally the day has come. Artie Lange will officially return to radio tonight after Monday Night Football concludes. The Nick and Artie Show is happening. And you’ll be able to stream it live on iheartradio.com from 10 pm to 1 am ET. It looks like the show is being carried by 940 WINZ: The Sports Animal in Miami. However

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    Exclusive audio: On “WTF with Marc Maron,” Artie Lange talks about staying in psych ward

    Embattled comedian Artie Lange has been away from his high-profile radio gig on the Howard Stern Show since he attempted suicide in January of 2010. He laid low for a long time. Eight months later he made his first public appearance; he did a short set at the Comedy Cellar in New York and went out — with a sober coach — for a family dinner the same night. Since

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    Artie Lange and Nick Di Paolo’s radio show will premiere Sept. 26 (Updated)

    UPDATE: Sept. 20, 2011, 7:25 pm ET It seems that the Fox Sports Radio show Artie Lange and Nick Di Paolo will be hosting will now premiere in October in select markets. Di Paolo today tweeted, “Hi kids, it now looks like Oct. 3rd is official start date for my and Artie’s sports radio show, stay tuned.” No reason was given for the change in schedule. By all accounts, the

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    The Laughsin interview: Jackie Martling talks Howard Stern, Artie Lange and why he left radio’s best job

    Jackie Martling has been a stand-up comedian for over 30 years. He’s best known for being a full time member of the Howard Stern Show from 1986 – 2001 where he regularly wrote bits for the show and fed Howard lines. In 2001, Jackie left the show over a contract dispute which is still an occasional topic of conversation on the show. His move to walk away from the Stern

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    Artie Lange confirms return to radio, opens up about his recovery

    Embattled comedian Artie Lange, who’s been off the radio airwaves since his suicide attempt in January of last year, confirmed today that he’ll be returning to the job on Sept. 12. But, it won’t be with Howard Stern. Lange told comedian Joe Matarese, on his podcast Fixing Joe, that Lange and longtime friend, comedian Nick Di Paolo will host their own show on Fox Sports Radio. “It’s going to be

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    Artie Lange “trying to better himself” and working on new book

    The last time we heard about stand-up comedian and Howard Stern Show castmember Artie Lange, it was April of 2010; it seemed like he was doing better after his suicide attempt in January of last year. He popped up at New York City’s Comedy Cellar to do a short set and even attended a family dinner, accompanied by a sober coach, according a Punchline Magazine source. Today we hear he’s

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    Artie Lange has sober coach, attends family dinner in New York

    For the first time since his attempted suicide in January, comedian Artie Lange was seen socializing, looking healthy and more fit. We hear from an insider that Lange showed up to a celebratory family dinner in Greenwich Village in New York City on Friday. “He surprised everyone by showing up,” the insider says. That same night, as was reported by longtime Artie fan site savebabygorilla.com, he also performed stand-up at

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    Artie Lange writes forward to radio personality's book

    After his 2008 memoir Too Fat to Fish became a New York Times bestseller, the division of Random House who published Artie Lange’s book promptly gave him a deal to write another. Seemed like good business. But then Lange’s depression took a turn for the worse at the beginning of the year when he — luckily — unsuccessfully tried to kill himself. It goes without saying, Lange’s second writing effort

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