Uncensored - Giraldo Tribute - Smart and Funny

Season 1 , Ep 101 03/18/11 Views: 9,590

Denis Leary remembers that Greg Giraldo was the perfect combination of smart and funny, and Whitney Cummings and Dave Attell admire Giraldo's way of dealing with hecklers. (2:25)

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- YOU KNOW, EVERYBODYHAS, LIKE, A HOOK.

YOU THINK, LIKE,PEOPLE MIGHT HAVE A HOOK

IN WHAT MAKES THEM MEMORABLE.

LIKE, WITH GREG, IT WASALWAYS THAT HE WAS SMARTER.

- THESE REALITY SHOWS,THEY'RE GETTING SO EXTREME.

AND THEY'RE ALL SUCH COPIESOF EVERYTHING ELSE.

HOW 'BOUT THE CONTENDER?

EVERYBODY, OOH,IT'S THE CONTENDER.

THAT'S A GREAT SHOW.

THESE SHOWSARE FUCKING SOULLESS.

AND BY THE WAY,WE ALREADY HAD A SHOW

WHERE WE WENT AROUNDLOOKING FOR THE BEST BOXER.

IT WAS CALLED BOXING.

I DON'T KNOWIF YOU REMEMBER THAT SHOW.

IT WAS A REALLY GOOD SHOW,BOXING.

- YEAH, THERE'S TOO MANYCOMEDIANS OUT THERE

THAT ARE JUST SMART.

WELL, GO BE A SCIENTIST.

SMART AND FUNNY OFTEN MEANS

NOT THAT FUNNY.

AND IN GREG'S CASE,HE WAS REALLY FUCKING FUNNY.

AND HE HAPPENEDTO BE REALLY SMART.

- THAT WHOLE THING OF, LIKE,WHETHER SOMEBODY'S

SMART OR NOT SMART,

YOU KNOW, I'M NOT TRYINGTO BE A PROFESSOR HERE.

I'M TRYINGTO MAKE PEOPLE LAUGH.

SO THAT AND ALSO THE FACT

THAT I HAVE MOMMY ISSUES

I THINK IS WHAT DRIVES ME.

- HE HAD ALL OF THE QUALITIES

THAT A STAND-UP COMEDIANWOULD WANT TO HAVE.

INTELLIGENT, GOOD-LOOKING,INTEGRITY.

HE COULD HAVE WORKEDOFF OF HIS ETHNICITY.

NEVER DID.HE NEVER DID.

- HOW DARE YOUNOT TAKE THE SHORTCUT

AND TALK ABOUT YOUR PEOPLEFOR AN HOUR

EVERY SINGLE NIGHTOF YOUR LIFE?

- MOST PEOPLE FIND OUTTHAT I'M HISPANIC,

THEY REACT THE SAME WAY.

LIKE, "WOW, MAN, YOU DON'TSEEM HISPANIC."

THEY SAY IT LIKEIT'S AN ENORMOUS COMPLIMENT.

"YOU DON'T SEEM HISPANIC.SERIOUSLY, YOU LOOK GOOD.

NICE WORK."

- WHEN A COMICDEALS WITH A HECKLER,

THAT'S WHEN YOU REALLY SEE,LIKE, WHAT THEY'RE MADE OF.

- LET'S TALK ABOUTKEITH RICHARDS THEN.

IT'S NOT REALLY WHATI HAD PLANNED,

BUT WHY DON'TYOU TALK ABOUT IT?

WHAT EXACTLY IS THE STORY?

- HE SNORTED DAD.

- NOT SO EASY IS IT?

NOW IMAGINE TRYING TO DO THAT

WITH SOME FUCKING DRUNKSCREAMING IN YOUR FACE.

- WHEN IT WOULD GET BAD,I WOULD LOVE TO WATCH HIM

BECAUSE HE WOULDN'TLET THEM OFF THE HOOK.

- IS THAT PERSON SLEEPING?

THERE'S A DUDE SLEEPINGDEAD CENTER.

THAT IS [bleep] GREAT.

- THERE WAS THIS GUYIN THE AUDIENCE

WHO WAS ASLEEPDURING THE SPECIAL.

LIKE, HE WAS, LIKE,PASSED OUT,

LIKE IN THE THIRD ROW.

AND GREG JUST STARTEDTEARING INTO HIM.

THIS WAS AT THE TAPINGFOR HIS HOUR SPECIAL.

- DOESN'T STRIKE YOUAS A WEIRD CHOICE

TO FALL ASLEEPIN THE THIRD ROW

OF MY BIG TV TAPING?

I MEAN,I'M ALL FOR SLEEPING.

I'M SURE I'D BE SLEEPINGWATCHING YOU GROW WEED,

OR WHATEVER YOU DOFOR A LIVING,

BUT I--I'M JUSTTRYING TO WONDER

WHY YOU WOULD OPTFOR THAT.

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