Uncensored - Giraldo Tribute - Good Heart

Season 1 , Ep 101 03/18/11 Views: 7,829

Jeff Ross admires Greg Giraldo's generosity and talent, and Whitney Cummings explains how Giraldo elevated comedy. (2:17)

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- MY LIFE IS SO MUCHHARDER NOW

THAN IT WAS WHEN I WAS YOUNGER.

I WANNA BE [bleep] NOWALL THE TIME, YOU KNOW?

BUT I CAN'T,BECAUSE NOW I'M AN ALCOHOLIC,

AND I CAN'T DRINK AT ALL'CAUSE WHEN I DO,

I END UP SNORTING CRYSTAL METHOFF A SWITCHBLADE

IN SOME AFTER-HOURS BARTHINKING,

[bleep] I'M GONNA BE LATEFOR MY FLIGHT IN THE MORNING.

EXCEPT IT'S LIKE 2:00IN THE AFTERNOON,

AND THE FLIGHTWAS SIX WEEKS AGO.

YOU'RE LIKE, "HOLY [bleep],HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?"

- YOU CAN'T TRY TO, UH...

DWELL ON THE DARK SIDEOF GREG, BECAUSE...

IT WASN'T WHY WE LOVED HIM.

WE LOVED HIM BECAUSEHE WAS SO GENEROUS

WITH HIS LAUGHTERAND HIS SPIRIT AND HIS MIND

AND THE FACT THAT HE SHAREDHIS TALENT WITH US

AND THE FACT THATHE MADE US ALL LOOK SMARTER

BECAUSE HE WAS THISCOOL HARVARD LAWYER

WHO DECIDED TO BE A COMEDIAN

AND THEN BROUGHT THATTO THE ROASTS.

AND IT WAS JUST LIKEA GREAT MIND AND A GREAT SPIRIT

AND...I JUST TRYTO THINK OF HIM AS...

THE STAR THAT HE IS.

- LOOK AT THE THINGSWE ALL BELIEVE.

EVERY RELIGION'SGOT CRAZY STUFF.

I'M CATHOLIC.THE VIRGIN MARY.

WE HAVE A WHOLE RELIGIONBASED ON A WOMAN

WHO REALLY STUCKTO HER STORY.

YOU KNOW...

- HE REALLY ELEVATED COMEDY,

AND, UH, HE MADE ME PROUDTO BE A COMEDIAN.

YOU KNOW?

YOU LOOK AT GREG AND, UM...

AND HE MADE COMEDYLIKE A...

ADMIRABLE PROFESSION.

- I'M...NOT SURE I'M GONNASEE ANYBODY AS GOOD AS GREG

IN MY GO-ROUND.

AND THAT'S DEPRESSING TO ME.

LIKE ANY COMEDIAN,

I'VE MANAGED TO MAKE THISABOUT ME.

[laughs]

THIS ISN'T ABOUT GREG.THIS IS ABOUT...HOW...

I DON'T GET TO BOOKGREG ANYMORE.

- I HOPE HE ENDS UP, UH...

KNOWN FOR MORE THAN BEINGJUST REALLY GREAT ON ROASTS,

BECAUSE THAT WAS REALLY LIKEJUST IN HIS PINKIE.

- RIGHT AFTER HE PASSED AWAYIT WAS ALWAYS LIKE INSULT-COMIC

KNOWN FOR THE ROASTS.

THAT JUST SO MINIMIZESWHAT HE DID.

- ANYBODY THAT KNEW HIS WORK,

THE INSULT-COMICIS THE LAST THING

THAT WOULD COME OUT OFYOUR MOUTH.

- HE WASN'T MEAN.HE JUST WASN'T A MEAN GUY.

HE WAS, UH...HE JUST REALLYHAD A GOOD HEART.

REALLY HAD A GOOD HEART.

- I DON'T KNOWIF GOD CARES OR NOT.

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