Go for Broke
Jimmy Kimmel put it best during Comedy Centrals 2007 roast of Flavor Flav, saying something to the effect of: Greg Giraldo, you killed once again, and once again, it will lead to nothing. Despite being on Comedy Central more than just about anyone other than Cartman or Jon Stewart, stand-up and Harvard Law graduate (!) Giraldo has yet to achieve that high-profile gig. The dude is funnyhis trenchant barbs on the homeless and obesity were used in the 2004 Underwear Goes Inside The Pants single by Lazyboy. But his loss is our gain; a lack of sitcom deals and movie roles means that he still makes his money through touring, and can be seen at affordable gigs like this weekends at the Brea Improv.
Sun., Jan. 18, 7 p.m., 2009
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Orange County, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.