Dane Cook

Dane Jeffrey Cook (born March 18, 1972) is an America stand-up comedian and film actor. He has released five comedy albums: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation; Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden; and Isolated Incident. In 2006, Retaliation became the highest charting comedy album in 28 years and went platinum. He performed an HBO special in the Fall of 2006, Vicious Circle, a straight-to-DVD special titled Rough Around The Edges (which is included in the album of the same name), and a Comedy Central special in 2009 titled Isolated Incident.
He is credited as one of the first comedians to use a personal webpage and MySpace to build a large fan base and in 2006 was described as “alarmingly popular”. As an actor, Cook has appeared in films since 1997, including Mystery Men, Waiting…, Employee of the Month, Good Luck Chuck, Dan in Real Life, Mr. Brooks (in a non-comedic role), and My Best Friend’s Girl.

  • #005 Last Week On Earth with Ben Gleib #005: Guest Dane Cook: "Churro Explosion Candid Heroes"

    Dec 28, 2011 - Dane Cook joins Gleib. This week we discuss if Ron Paul is racist, lesbian sailors making out, Iraq, and Churros exploding, Brazil's economy surging, Biden saying the Taliban is not our enemy, and gay coffee. Then Dane joins and we talk about his life, if Dane is a standup comedian, his awkward childhood, dealing with loss, dreaming big, alt comedy, his movie choices, comedian haters and why they hate on him, Louis CK, the story behind his appearance on Louie, a falling out Dane and Gleib once had and how that led to their touring arenas together, and meeting his heroes Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, and Jerry Lewis. Then in the THUNDER ROUND the two of them review 2011: Charlie Sheen, Chris Brown, Gaga, Rebecca Black, British royalty, celebrity divorces, Justin Bieber, Herman Cain, and Scarlett Johansson. Everything that happened during the LAST YEAR ON EARTH.

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