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Between a Rock and a Funny Place

Comedy Cellar owner Noam Dworman has had a post-scandal Louis C.K. take to his stage six times now. But not without serious thought.

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Comedy Cellar owner Noam Dworman has had a post-scandal Louis C.K. take to his stage six times now. Why does he welcome him, and if he doesn’t draw the line at Louis, is it somewhere else?

In the Spiel, the death of Nevada Republican candidate Dennis Hof.

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