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Lewis Black

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The Resume

    (August 30, 1948- )
    Best known for his 'Back in Black' segments on 'The Daily Show'
    Has done numerous specials for Comedy Central
    Was a regular on Opie and Anthony
    Guest on TV Series 'Law & Order,' 'Mad About You,' 'Murphy Brown' and 'The Life and Times of Molly Dodd'
    Recorded comedy albums 'The White Album,' 'The End of the Universe' and 'Rules of Enragement'

Why he might be annoying:

    His comedic routine is revolved around being angry and frustrated.
    He had a failed pilot for sitcom on FOX starring himself.
    He was arrested in 2000 for being on the Voyeur Bus going through Manhattan with members of the Opie and Anthony crew.
    He became a comedian fairly late in his life.
    Even in his 50s, he still wears leather jackets while performing.
    In 2001, he gave commentary to an article in the Health section of USA Today about Sexually Transmitted Infections.
    His first marriage lasted just eight months.
    He used LSD.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He is an accomplished playwright and has written over 40 plays.
    He speaks about offbeat and everyday topics in his stand up shows.
    Unlike Denis Leary, he brings a more compassionate side to his act by pointing out his own faults and fears.
    He had his comedy albums published on an indie label.
    Despite his somewhat cranky personality on stage, he is very gracious with fans.

Credit: Eric Hartman

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Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 14 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 74 Votes: 44.59% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 117 Votes: 58.12% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 124 Votes: 55.65% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 7 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 246 Votes: 58.13% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 30 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 36 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 67 Votes: 53.73% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 61 Votes: 50.82% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 36 Votes: 47.22% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 58 Votes: 51.72% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 94 Votes: 38.30% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 139 Votes: 59.71% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 270 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 445 Votes: 51.24% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 426 Votes: 41.31% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 709 Votes: 46.40% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 316 Votes: 51.90% Annoying