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FEATURING ZACH GALIFIANAKIS, SARAH SILVERMAN, PATTON OSWALT & MANY MORE! Cult-Comic Eddie Pepitone's life is on display in this unhinged portrait of creativity, enlightenment and rage.

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Eddie Pepitone ... Self
Zach Galifianakis ... Self
Sarah Silverman ... Self
Patton Oswalt ... Self
Sean Conroy Sean Conroy ... Self
Paul Provenza ... Self
Dana Gould ... Self
Paul F. Tompkins ... Self
Jen Kirkman ... Self
B.J. Novak ... Self
Marc Maron ... Self
Todd Barry ... Self
Todd Glass ... Self
Andrew Daly ... Self
Andy Kindler ... Self
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Some funny jokes from Pepitone but not too deep personally
25 January 2014 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Eddie Pepitone is an older comedian who can't quite get his stardom. He was originally from Staten Island with his angry father and is now living in LA. He's cleaned up his life. He has a girl. He has his cats. Marc Maron makes fun of him a lot. Patton Oswalt is a good friend. He specializes in yelly loud angry standups. He's into tweeting. But is he too old to make it big?

There are some suggestion of difficulties in his life. But I feel that's what's missing from this documentary. Instead we mostly have cameras following Eddie around. We get glimpses of his life, but nothing too deep. There are some funny bits. Everybody is making fun of everybody else. It all ends with a big standup gigs at Gotham in NYC. If he wasn't willing to get psychologically deep, it may be better to do a regular standup special.


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