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Hong Kong Bound

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Honk Kong BoundFor Dwight Slade it’s all about the joke, not the joker Comedian Dwight Slade swapped jokes at school with the legendary Bill Hicks and has made Americans laugh for decades. He’s enjoyed success everywhere from Edinburgh to Dubai, but this month’s trip bound for Hong Kong will be his first.” The opportunity to perform here materialised thanks to the Punchline Comedy Club. Slade says, perhaps only half joking, that he may have to create a completely new set …

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Jerusalem Comedy at a Crossroads

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Jerusalem Comedy at a CrossroadsThe Jerusalem Post|Founded in 1932 For four American comedians, the decision to fly to Is-rael to perform their stand-up routines was no joke. Gary Gulman of Dane Cook’s Tourgasm, Craig Robinson of NBC’s The Office, and professional comics Dwight Slade and Avi Liberman have now joined comedic forces to benefit Jerusalem’s Cross-roads Center, an intervention program and community center targeting at-risk English-speaking teens. Liberman, who was born in Israel, conceived the tour (now called Crossroads Comedy) …

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Scotsman Festival Review

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The Scotsman Festival Review in EdinburghA guest review for the performance at the Comedy Room, The Tron Scotsman Festival review – No, not Dwight Slade’s sub-Jon Bon Jovi hairdo, but the fact that he plays to a crowd of 50 while much lesser comic talents with television exposure play to hundreds. Slade, a contemporary and friend of America’s greatest ever comedian Bill Hicks, deserves a bigger stage and audience. The congregation – some Hicks’ devotees, some just curious – were …

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Glasgow And Edinburgh

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Glasgow & Edinburgh Comedy Event Review Dwight Slade| Sneering, swaggering delights in this electric performance This Glasgow & Edinburgh Review took place during a week long performance from Thursday August 21st to Thursday September 4th 2003 – He may have been Bill Hicks’ childhood friend but Dwight Slade is a bitter, unhinged and brilliant comic in his own right. And he possesses the finest hairdo this side of a German Michael Bolton convention. What Vidal Sassoon would give for five …

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Dwight Slade’s Manchester Comedy Review

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Dwight Slade’s Manchester Comedy ReviewManchester Guardian | Covering American and international news Dwight Slade’s Manchester Comedy Review – You can sense the relief that American stand-ups feel when they arrive in the UK. Dwight Slade is railing at his compatriots within minutes of kick-off. “ ‘We’re number one,’ they cry blockheadedly, as if living on this planet is a contest that somebody can win.” His comic scorn for lazy thinking, orthodoxy and smug complacency steamrollers all before it. He has …