Fans of the Howard Stern Show and the movie Dirty Work are certainly familiar with Artie Lange. He’s outspoken. straightforward and pretty dang funny. Lange also happens to be a huge New York Yankees fan and baseball fan in general. So it seemed like things were going to get interesting on a recent episode of Conan, when Lange was set to follow a couple of Boston Red Sox players as the second guest on the show.
Shane Victorino and Jonny Gomes were on to discuss their World Series championship, which went well. Then, Lange rolled onto the set. But instead of acting like a typical Yankees fan towards the Red Sox, he actually tipped his cap to the players. On top of that, Lange proceed to absolutely destroy one of his own – Alex Rodriguez.
Check out this clip where Lange doesn’t pull a single punch when talking about baseball’s dark cloud:
**Clip contains strong language and mature subject matter.**
I don’t know about you, but I was laughing out loud for most of this segment. Lange took A-Fraud to the cleaners and then some. It would be one thing if he was just another comedian making jokes about the cheating third baseman, but the fact that Lange is a huge Yankees fan, makes it even funnier.
The Red Sox players bit their tongues for the most part, but you could tell that they probably shared some of Lange’s thoughts. Well done, Artie.