Uncensored - Giraldo Tribute - Losing Greg

Season 1 , Ep 101 03/18/11 Views: 13,255

Tom Papa and Jon Stewart describe Greg Giraldo at his best, and Dave Attell, Bill Burr and Nick Swardson recall hearing the news that he had passed away. (2:30)

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BUT I LIE ABOUT IT,AND I COVER IT UP...

BECAUSE I'M A CHRISTIANAND...

I HAVE THE DECENCY TO CREATE

A FALSE SENSE OF WELL-BEINGIN MY HOME.

- THE OTHER CRAZIEST,INSIDIOUS THING

ABOUT BEING AN ADDICT ISIS THAT

YOU TRICK EVERYBODYAROUND YOU INTO THINKING

THAT THIS IS HOW IT ISFOR NOW.

AND THEN YOU'LL GIVE EVERYBODYA LITTLE WINDOW

OF, LIKE, "SEE, LOOK.IT GETS BETTER."

- HE WAS--HAD THESE MOMENTSWHERE HE WAS CLEAN

FOR LONG SPELLS,AND HE WAS SUPER-HEALTHY

AND HE WAS EATING GREAT.

- YOU KNOW, YOU SORT OF THOUGHT,OKAY, HE'S GONNA BECOME

A PATHOLOGICAL VEGETARIAN.

JUST TALKING ABOUT HOW "OKRAREALLY IS A MAGICAL VEGETABLE."

- SO EVERYBODY KINDA THINKSHE'LL PULL THROUGH THIS,

YOU KNOW, BUT...

THE BODY IS FRAGILE.

LIKE THERE'S ONLYSO MANY TIMES

THAT YOU CAN CHEAT THAT.

- IF ANYTHING, IF YOU WEREGONNA GET THE CALL,

YOU WERE GONNA BE LIKE,

GIRALDO JUST WENT NUTSIN A, YOU KNOW,

A JUICER STORE.

AND YOU GOTTA BAIL HIM OUT'CAUSE HE STOLE SOME RADISHES.

- THE RULES FOR BEINGA GENTLEMAN

USED TO BE SO SPECIFICAND NICE, YOU KNOW?

- SOMEBODY TEXTED ME SAYING."I JUST READ ON THE FACEBOOK

THAT GREG GIRALDO OVERDOSED."

- I FOUND OUT FROM, UH,A TEXT FROM TOM PAPA.

- I FOUND OUT FROM...WELL, IT WAS ALL--

IT WAS FROM THE CLUB OWNERWHERE HE WAS PERFORMING.

- I FOUND OUT,AND I DIDN'T BELIEVE IT,

BECAUSE IT WAS ON TWITTER.[laughs]

- NICK SWARDSON TEXTED MEAND HE SAID,

"WHAT'S GOING ONWITH GREG GIRALDO?"

AND I SAID,"WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?"

AND HE SAID,"HE'S IN A COMA."

- AND I JUST REMEMBERBEING MAD,

LIKE, "COME ON, MAN,WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

YOU'RE TOO SMART FOR THISSTUFF," AND ENOUGH, YOU KNOW?

I DIDN'T REALIZEHOW SERIOUS IT WAS.

- WHEN I WENT TO GO VISIT HIM,I KNEW...YOU KNOW.

I KNEW IT WAS HAPPENING.

- I GOT IT,LIKE A TEXT MESSAGE...

JUST SAID, "GREG DIED."

LIKE TYPICAL...NOWADAYS,YOU KNOW, TEXT MESSAGE.

- WHEN A COMIC LEAVES,

ESPECIALLY SOMEBODYLIKE GREG,

TO ME IT'S MORE THAN LOSING--[ahem]

JUST LIKE A FRIENDOR SOMEBODY I KNEW.

IT'S LIKE A PART OF YOUBECAUSE YOU KNOW...

YOU KNOWWHAT THEY WENT THROUGH.

I MEAN, YOU JUST--YOU KNOW THAT WORLD, YOU KNOW?

IT'S A VERY UNIQUE...IT'S A VERY UNIQUE EXISTENCE.

AND IT'S ONETHAT YOU SHARE TOGETHER.

LOSING GREG WAS REALLY...REALLY, REALLY HARD.

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