The Viceman Cometh

One the sad day when foul-mouthed comedian Dave Attell eventually shuffles loose the mortal coil and stands tall in front of the pearly gates, the libidinous and licentious stand-up comedian will have plenty to discuss with Saint Peter. The noted vulgarian has indulged in his fair share of sinning in his lifetime, whether it's been drinking, partying, smoking weed, or watching skin flicks.

Such bad behavior has certainly served Attell well during his 24-year career, as his routines have been filled with his naughty exploits and misdeeds. Like when he imparts words of wisdom about the perils of self-abuse (“There’s a fine line between masturbating while you look out a window, and masturbating while you’re looking in a window,”) or sampling too much firewater. (“On Jack [Daniel's], you don't know where you're going to end up, but you know when you get there, you won't be wearing any pants.”)

Attell, who currently hosts the adult film-oriented Dave’s Old Porno program on Showtime, will likely have even more rude and crude pearls of wisdom to offer during his two-night stint at Stand Up Live.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.