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He doesn’t light ’em. He quit “like years ago,” he says.
Nonetheless, Andrew Dice Clay to this day still takes the stage with a — albeit unlit — cigarette rolling around and dangling between his lips. These days, it’s just a prop.
The legendary New York City comedian is back on Long Island this spring, performing June 3 at The Paramount Huntington.
The Brooklyn-born Diceman is clearly still a big draw. Tickets are selling fast, for as low as $66.25. Some floor tickets are going for up to $287.
Since absolutely bursting on the comedy scene in the 1980s, Clay has relished in remaining one of America’s most controversial and outrageous comics. The parental advisory label on his debut comedy album in 1989 read “Warning: This album is offensive.”
Clay became the first comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden two nights in a row and was the only performer ever “Banned for Life from MTV.” In recent years, Clay’s career has enjoyed a significant resurgence, mainly due to the critical acclaim he has received for his acting. He has shined in such films as “Blue Jasmine” in 2013 and “A Star is Born” in 2018.Embed from Getty Images