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Old 08/29/2005, 10:07 AM
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just saw elf...artie is pretty funny in it......he and ferrell brutally tackle each other a few times in front of children....haha

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Old 08/01/2005, 9:02 AM
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Hahha, great to see that he still has a section, though he is an older cast member!
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Old 07/30/2005, 7:05 PM
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Comic teeters in Stern's sidekick chair

BY STEPHEN WILLIAMS
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July 31, 2005


Artie Lange, one of Howard Stern's comic on-air sidekicks, might be bolting the high-profile morning radio show for greener pastures in films and television, but Stern maintains he'll support "my man, whatever he does."

Lange, hired as the latest in a line of comedians as a foil and straight man for Stern's jokes and barbs, failed to show up for work this past Thursday and Friday after he appeared to suffer a crisis of confidence -- or something -- during the Wednesday broadcast on WXRK/92.3 FM.

Lange turned anxious and out-of-character serious on Wednesday following a bit on the show where a guest said he had spent time with Lange's sister and that she was "fun and sweet." Lange's voice turned low; he was obviously upset that his sister's private life was the subject of a discussion on the Stern show.

In the subsequent back-and-forth with the host -- which Stern replayed on his show Friday morning -- Lange told how he was conflicted about leaving the show for a TV sitcom or a movie career. "Professionally my life has been good for a decade," he said. "Personally I'm out of control."

Stern chided him about not following through on appointments with a psychiatrist, and scolded the comic's management and agent for not working out the situation so that Lange could do a movie and still stay with the show. Stern said Friday that Lange begged off the show that day because he'd been out late the night before shooting a new film, "Beer League."

Several times during the Wednesday chat Lange mentioned his "insane guilt" about leaving Stern and said he hadn't yet resolved an offer to join Stern when he jumps to Sirius satellite radio next year.

"You have to make a decision, what you want to do in life," Stern said "Your deal can be, you can leave tomorrow. Soon as you leave, you will be forgotten."

Lange, who has appeared on "The Norm Show" with Norm McDonald in 1999, also was cast in several movies, including "Lost & Found," with David Spade and "The Bachelor," with Renée Zellweger. Lange, 37, was born in New Jersey and worked as a longshoreman, performed stand-up comedy and was an original cast member on Fox's "Mad TV" in 1995. Lange talks frequently on the Stern show about his penchant for alcohol. Lange's publicist, Lewis Kay in Los Angeles, said Friday that Lange "intends to be at work on Monday morning. Probably more will be resolved then."

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Old 06/06/2005, 12:39 PM
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Old 02/13/2005, 12:09 PM
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MIKE WEATHERFORD: Lange opposite of slick 'Ka'

Some weeks in this town just bring home all the changes.

The week before last, Cirque du Soleil launched its new "Ka." The party alone reportedly cost more than $2 million. With live performance art and a Brazilian band on the floor of the MGM Grand Garden, no one had to worry about small talk.

The show and party raised the ceiling of possibility for the exploding corporate Vegas. "Ka" is so theatrical and sophisticated, you can forget people are doing dangerous things up there.

Three nights later, Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange headlined a comedy show at the Hard Rock Hotel. There was a sense of danger there, too: Would his pants fall down? Would he stumble off the stage into the front row?

For the uninitiated, Lange is his generation's Dean Martin: the comic drunk. His appeal seems divided between his often-inspired regular-guy comedy and the spectacle of watching him self-destruct onstage.

His Las Vegas legend grows with every visit. This was his third Super Bowl weekend, and this night reminded me of seeing Sam Kinison at his deranged peak in a Bally's ballroom on Memorial Day weekend of 1989.

Lange was functional at the outset, but the crowd seemed split between those who wanted the material and others who wanted to shout Stern catchphrases or watch Lange get pasted.

Lange was happy to oblige. "I'm chasing Jack Daniels with Jack Daniels," he noted after downing a shot, then cooling it off with a sip from an icy cup.

Later he demonstrated how to "chug through a straw," then hurled the plastic cup of ice at his video image on a rear screen. The apex may have been his a cappella rendition of Elvis Presley's "American Trilogy" in its entirety, as people fled the room.

The Stern crew later dissected Lange's psyche on the air. "Artie's not rock-bottom yet," Stern opined. "He's able to come to work and do his thing."

"It was work. I made a lot of money," Lange said in his defense. But he also claimed that when he is finished promoting his new DVD, "I'm done with stand-up for at least a year."

Maybe he can learn from Dino. By most accounts, the Rat Pack gigs that began honestly enough with the "Ocean's Eleven" filming in 1960 evolved into calculated affairs. And Martin's drunk shtick often substituted iced tea for bourbon. If you're looking for the perfect vintage-to-corporate Vegas metaphor, there you go.

Driving home, I had mixed emotions. Part of me was embarrassed at having witnessed the debacle. If Lange could pull off the ice tea scam, we might have him around longer.

But there was something about that night that will make it linger like that Kinison show so long ago.

Something so raw, so unhinged. So far from corporate. Especially after the "Ka" party.

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Old 02/08/2005, 7:30 PM
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Am I the only one who gets him and Horatio Sanz mixed up? Though now that Artie has lost a lot of weight, it's easier to tell them apart.
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Old 02/08/2005, 2:21 AM
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Howard Stern's Sidekick Mouths Off
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Wise guy Artie Lange is on The Howard Stern Show every day, joking about hard drinking and heavy eating, because in Artie's world, nothing is ever done "light." The 37-year-old sidekick began his career as a Mad TV cast member and soon moved to movies (Dirty Work) and back to TV (ABC's Norm). But it's been with radio icon Howard Stern that Lange has hit his groove, providing his own "average guy" sensibility to the conversational mix. Lange's new DVD It's the Whiskey Talking (out today) documents his expletive-filled live act and proves that, even when the comic is flying solo, he's always got something intriguing to say.

TV Guide Online: How much Jack Daniel's was consumed during the making of your DVD?
Artie Lange: I'd say about four carafes. Honestly, you've really only had a wild night of drinking when you pass out and wake up naked in a police car with two cops, but here's the weird thing, you're driving.

TVGO: You enjoy drinking and eating. What's your favorite road food?
Lange: Hmm... hot dogs. In Jersey, we do an Italian hot dog, which people think is a sausage, but it's not. It's a hot dog in a cut-out roll with peppers, onions, potatoes, and mustard. Go have one at Ting-a-ling's in Newark.

TVGO: Will do! You get a lot of ribbing about your less-than-healthy lifestyle. There's even a website, ArtieLangeDeathWatch.com, devoted to predicting your demise. Does it ever bother you?
Lange: Well, it doesn't help me in getting life insurance. Hey, I've learned to embrace my image. I'm not going to pretend that, on the weekends, I'm at spin class and drinking Jamba Juice.

TVGO: You also get kidded about your bombed flick with Norm MacDonald, appropriately titled Dirty Work.
Lange: Whenever I meet someone who saw it, I feel I should give them their 10 bucks back. It's my idea of a public service.

TVGO: Dirty Work isn't that bad. What's really the worst film you've ever done?
Lange: That's like asking Babe Ruth for his favorite home run. I did this movie with Chris O'Donnell and Renee Zellweger called The Bachelor. It was such nothingness. It's like something you'd put on in a dentist office - the movie version of Muzak.

TVGO: You get wild guests on Stern. Any favorites?
Lange: Nothing better than James Brown. He's so funny because no matter what weird things you bring up about his life, like different arrests, he just looks at you and laughs real hard. He never admits or denies anything. Then you just go "Ahhh, you're James Brown. You're forgiven." Steve-O [from MTV's Jackass] is good. He came in and said, "I'm going to staple my scrotum to my leg." We said, "Why?" He said, "Look guys, I'm not here to waste your time." That's the best line ever! A lot of people do waste our time on the show. But Steve-O, he never disappoints.

TVGO: And the hottest chick ever on the show?
Lange: The hottest chick was Playboy Playmate Jennifer Walcott, without question. Go check her out on the Web now. Also, one time while on the air, we went to Pam Anderson's hotel room and she was in a bikini just running around with five strippers. It was one of the greatest mornings of my life.

TVGO: What's Howard Stern like off the air?
Lange: He's one of the greatest guys and a great boss. He's really honest; you always know where you stand with him. I'm happy to say we're friends and when we go out for dinner, we end up BS-ing about the same things we talk about on the air - broads [laughs].

TVGO: Will you be moving with him to satellite radio?
Lange: Definitely. And like any fan of comedy, I'm looking forward to hearing what The Howard Stern Show will sound like completely uncensored. For me, it should be the most fun ever.


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Old 01/25/2005, 11:59 PM
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Artie's back to the bottle? (according to artielangedeathwatch.com)

When he did that monolouge for the 200th episode he said he was in AA and that his sponsor said to only drink on special occasions (wtf?) but at artielangedeatchwatch.com it has stories all over there about him always getting drunk.
I think that was just part of the joke.

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Artie's back to the bottle? (according to artielangedeathwatch.com)

When he did that monolouge for the 200th episode he said he was in AA and that his sponsor said to only drink on special occasions (wtf?) but at artielangedeatchwatch.com it has stories all over there about him always getting drunk.
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Old 01/25/2005, 2:23 PM
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I can find only 1 UK website thats going to be stocking Artie's new DVD.

www.dvdconcept.com have it being released at the start of next month so if youre in the UK and fancy it then order now

I think I'll definately pick it up
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Gee, Was that the actual files about Artie's arrest outside the studios on MADtv?
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Old 01/23/2005, 12:31 PM
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Thanx for the quick reply.

I guessed it might be something along those lines but its still a shame.
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Anyone know why he features only briefly in the 1st season of Mad TV and why he eventually got kicked off the show?
He was fired because he had an outburst on the producers while under the influence.

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Old 01/23/2005, 11:56 AM
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I bought Mad TV season 1 on DVD last week and have been enjoying the series (having never seen it previously) but Im a bit confused about Artie Lange.

He appears in the opening credits for every show yet only does a tiny fraction of the sketches that everyone else does. Plus in some of the parts between sketches where the entire cast are saying hello, goodbye or linking something, he doesnt appear along side the others.

I did a quick search to get some background on the various cast members from season 1 and came across this rather strange site:

www.artielangedeathwatch.com



Apprently Artie was fired from Mad TV (for reasons Ive not yet discovered) and is now on a crash course towards certain death

Anyone know why he features only briefly in the 1st season of Mad TV and why he eventually got kicked off the show?
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