You may remember Joe Rogan as Joe from News Radio or from his gigs hosting Ultimate Fighting Championship, Fear Factor and The Man Show. But what other comedians will always remember him for is his dedication to outing copycats. Rogan is arguably the most outspoken opponent of popular comedian Carlos Mencia (or, as Rogan pronounces it, Menstealia). Last year, Rogan got on stage at a comedy club in Los Angeles and called Mencia out for stealing jokes. He also posted videos on his Web site comparing Mencias material with earlier jokes from comedians such as Bill Cosby, George Lopez, Ari Shaffer and others.
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In between name-calling and hosting television shows, Rogan climbed his way to the top with a biting, aggressive sense of humor (think Bill Hicks or Sam Kinnison) that addresses his favorite issues, such as politics and women. See material that doesnt need to be credit-checked today at 8:30 p.m.; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Laff Stop, 526 Waugh. For tickets and information, call 713-524-2333 or visit www.laffstop.com. $22.50 to $25.
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