• Nick Di Paolo calls 12-year-old girl ‘dumb cunt’ on Twitter; deletes hours later

    UPDATE: Nick Di Paolo has deleted the initial tweet, but not any of the replies to his fans and detractors underneath it. We’ve included a screenshot of the missing tweet at the bottom of this post. Comedian Nick Di Paolo took to Twitter Friday afternoon to shame one of the nine covers released by Glamour for their Women of the Year edition. The cover features five of the student activists behind

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    Artie Lange: The Stench of Failure premieres Oct. 18 on Comedy Central

    Most comedians are tortured artists and there are few more tortured than Artie Lange. The 46-year-old veteran comic, former Howard Stern Show star and two-time best selling author has been to hell. But he’s come back, albeit scathed both physically and psychologically, over the last few years. The culmination of Lange’s storied return to the stage takes form Oct. 18 at midnight on Comedy Central, when Artie Lange: The Stench

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Watch Louis C.K. and friends contemplate busboy's life in "Louie" extra scene

    With the premiere of the second season of Louie hitting FX this Thursday at 10:30 pm EST, the ever-giving Louis C.K. gifted the Internet mere moments ago with this extra scene from the first season of the show. Oh, and you should know that said first season is out on DVD and Blu-ray today. So, you should buy the shit out of that. Just click the image below. For now,

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    Nick Di Paolo: Questioning your beliefs

    There are certain comics — Marc Maron, Greg Giraldo (RIP), Greg Proops, for instance — who I seek out for catharsis– to hear and to feel a much more artfully-produced version of my own thoughts. I, like others, find comfort in reaffirmation. That’s natural, right? Then, there’s other comics I listen to with whom I don’t fundamentally align. At least, I don’t think I do. Until I realize, that after

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    First look at Nick Di Paolo's Showtime special "Raw Nerve"

    I chatted with Nick Di Paolo yesterday about a great many things– politics, coffee (and its diuretic properties) and of course, his new (and first!?) hour-long special, Raw Nerve, premiering on Showtime April 30 at 9 pm EST. And I’ve said it before; I love televised comedy specials; I love comedy albums even more, since they give you a much more accessible and intimate experience. Thankfully, New Wave Dynamics, will

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