COMEDY CENTRAL RECORDS® TO RELEASE
"LEWIS BLACK: THE CARNEGIE HALL PERFORMANCE" STAND-UP CD
ON TUESDAY, APRIL 25
Grammy-Nominated Lewis Black Performs At Carnegie Hall
NEW YORK, April 18, 2006— Lewis Black has finally gone legit! How did he do it? Practice, practice, practice! Grammy-nominated Black has recorded a double CD of the newest stuff that's upsetting him. "Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance" stand-up CD will be available in stores nationwide and on comedycentral.com on Tuesday, April 25 via COMEDY CENTRAL Records.
"Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance" stand-up CD was recorded on September 24, 2005 at the famed Carnegie Hall in New York City. The double CD features Black's rants on topics such as his mother, religious practices, family traditions, adults' fascination with Halloween (candy corn and costumes), airline travel, adult A.D.D., New Orleans, President Bush and his mom Barbara Bush, cable news scrolls, gay marriage, cursing and more.
Last year, COMEDY CENTRAL Records "Lewis Black: Luther Burbank Performing Arts Center Blues" was nominated for a Grammy. This is Black's third CD to be released on COMEDY CENTRAL Records.
As "America's Foremost Commentator on Everything," Black is a weekly politically commentator on COMEDY CENTRAL's award-winning "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and has starred in four top-rated comedy specials for the network. In the past year, he has also released a hugely popular book, toured all over the world and has starred in more movies.
COMEDY CENTRAL Records has previously released Dane Cook's platinum-selling "Retaliation," the Grammy-nominated, "Jim Gaffigan: Beyond The Pale," "Mike Birbiglia: Two Drink Mike," "Lewis Black: Luther Burbank Performing Arts Center Blues," D.L. Hughley's "Notes From The GED Section," Todd Barry's "Falling Off The Bone," Jim Gaffigan's "Doing My Time," Denis Leary's "Merry F#%$in' Christmas," Mitch Hedberg's "Mitch All Together" and "Strategic Grill Locations," "Lewis Black: Rules Of Enragement," "I Don't Mean To Insult You, But You Look Like Bobcat Goldthwait," "Dane Cook: Harmful If Swallowed," Dave Attell's "Skanks For The Memories" and Jim Breuer's "Smoke 'n' Breu." Other releases include "The Marijuana Logues" and "'Crank Yankers' The Best Uncensored Crank Calls" (Vol. 1, 2 and 3)
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