NEW YORK, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Socially and politically provocative
comedian Greg Giraldo is hitting college campuses across the country in a
20- city stand-up tour. Kicking off on Monday, January 14 at Florida
Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, "COMEDY CENTRAL Live On Campus
Presents Greg Giraldo: The Indecision 2008 Tour" will travel to numerous
cities nationwide (see list at the end of the release). President Bush
impressionist James Adomian as well as other comedians (TBD) will be the
openers on the tour.
Tour info is available at www.comedycentral.com. Additional tour dates
are continually being added to the schedule and will be posted on the site.
As part of the tour, one lucky winner will be selected at random via an
online sweepstakes which launches on February 16 to get a 2008 KIA Spectra
SX and $2,000. The sweepstakes will run through May 12. The tour is
sponsored by KIA and KFC.
Greg Giraldo is one of New York City's top comedians and headliner in
clubs across the country and has become one of the most versatile and
highly entertaining comics working today. Previous to his days in comedy,
Giraldo worked as a lawyer having attended Columbia University and Harvard
Giraldo's television appearances include numerous performances on "Late
Show with David Letterman," as a guest on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien"
over a dozen times and as a regular panelist on "Tough Crowd with Colin
Quinn," which aired for three seasons on COMEDY CENTRAL. In October 2006,
COMEDY CENTRAL Records(R) released his first stand-up CD "Good Day To Cross
Giraldo will host COMEDY CENTRAL's "Friday Night Stand-Up" on Friday,
February 8 from 10:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. ET/PT.
Giraldo will appear as a comic advocate in COMEDY CENTRAL's new series
"Lewis Black's Root of All Evil," debuting March 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, in
which Black puts pop culture on trial and presides over the comedic
proceedings. The show pits two people such as Paris Hilton vs. Dick Cheney
or pop culture topics such as You Tube vs. Porn against each other in an
open debate setting. A rotating group of comedians will take the stage and
argue who or what is most evil with Black making the final decision between
"COMEDY CENTRAL Live" is the network's successful live comedy venture
working with today's leading stand-up comedians. Celebrating its fifth
anniversary in 2007, "COMEDY CENTRAL Live" has sold over one million
tickets and grossed 40 million dollars in box office receipts. The tours
feature the hottest stand-up comedians on the scene including Dave Attell,
Lewis Black, Drew Carey, Dave Chappelle, Jim Gaffigan, Demetri Martin,
Carlos Mencia, Brian Regan and Wanda Sykes.
"COMEDY CENTRAL Live On Campus Presents Greg Giraldo: The Indecision 2008
DATE CITY VENUE
January 14 Boca Raton, FL Florida Atlantic University
January 30 San Luis Obispo, CA California Polytechnic State University
February 9 Clinton, NY Hamilton College
February 15 Bellingham, WA Western Washington University
March 13 Birmingham, AL Birmingham Southern College
April 11 Cincinnati, OH University of Cincinnati
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