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GregGiraldo (December 10, 1965 September 29, 2010) was an American stand-up comedian, television personality, and retired lawyer. Giraldo was best known for his appearances on ComedyCentral's televised [[TheRoast roast]] specials, and for his work on that network's television shows Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and the programming block Stand-Up Nation, the last of which he hosted.

* AlliterativeName
* AwfulWeddedLife
* BadassBeard: Or goatee, rather. He often would rotate between this, PermaStubble and being clean-shaven.
* BlackComedy
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Subverted. Greg had a law degree, but according to an interview, he was "too weird" to practice his law degree.
* {{Catchphrase}}: "Holy shit" was said at least once or twice during all of the roasts he did. He usually also said "This is exciting." before roasting the guest of honour.
* CleopatraNose
* [[AuthorExistenceFailure Comic Existance Failure]]: Due to this, he didn't return to LastComicStanding or TheRoast of Donald Trump
* CringeComedy
* [[SheCleansUpNicely He Cleans Up Nicely]]
* HeterosexualLifePartners: He and fellow comedian Jeffrey Ross were considered this, having met in 1990 when both were working as lawyers and remained friends for the next twenty years.
* InsultComic
* LatinoIsBrown: He has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] this is his first ''Comedy Central Presents'' special, saying that people told him he did not look Hispanic [[FantasticRacism as if it were a compliment]] and that he was turned down for hosting a nature show for "not looking Hispanic enough."
* PermaStubble
* RaisedCatholic: Has mentioned this on occasion, particularly of not being a practicing one, but still...
* RealMenLoveJesus
* [[NWordPrivileges S Word Privileges]]: Usually averted.
* SitComic: His short-lived 1996 ABC show, ''Common Law'' (not to be confused with the short-lived 2012 USA show of the same name).
* TooSoon: A common response to his jokes

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GregGiraldo (December 10, 1965 September 29, 2010) was an American stand-up comedian, television personality, and retired lawyer. Giraldo was best known for his appearances on ComedyCentral's televised [[TheRoast roast]] specials, and for his work on that network's television shows Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Lewis Black's Root of All Evil, and the programming block Stand-Up Nation, the last of which he hosted.

* AlliterativeName
* AwfulWeddedLife
* BadassBeard: Or goatee, rather. He often would rotate between this, PermaStubble and being clean-shaven.
* BlackComedy
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Subverted. Greg had a law degree, but according to an interview, he was "too weird" to practice his law degree.
* {{Catchphrase}}: "Holy shit" was said at least once or twice during all of the roasts he did. He usually also said "This is exciting." before roasting the guest of honour.
* CleopatraNose
* [[AuthorExistenceFailure Comic Existance Failure]]: Due to this, he didn't return to LastComicStanding or TheRoast of Donald Trump
* CringeComedy
* [[SheCleansUpNicely He Cleans Up Nicely]]
* HeterosexualLifePartners: He and fellow comedian Jeffrey Ross were considered this, having met in 1990 when both were working as lawyers and remained friends for the next twenty years.
* InsultComic
* LatinoIsBrown: He has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] this is his first ''Comedy Central Presents'' special, saying that people told him he did not look Hispanic [[FantasticRacism as if it were a compliment]] and that he was turned down for hosting a nature show for "not looking Hispanic enough."
* PermaStubble
* RaisedCatholic: Has mentioned this on occasion, particularly of not being a practicing one, but still...
* RealMenLoveJesus
* [[NWordPrivileges S Word Privileges]]: Usually averted.
* SitComic: His short-lived 1996 ABC show, ''Common Law'' (not to be confused with the short-lived 2012 USA show of the same name).
* TooSoon: A common response to his jokes
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14th Dec '13 4:44:57 AM Erin582
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* {{Catchphrase}}: "Holy shit" was said at least once or twice during all of the roasts he did. He usually also said "This is exciting." before roasting the guest of honour

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* {{Catchphrase}}: "Holy shit" was said at least once or twice during all of the roasts he did. He usually also said "This is exciting." before roasting the guest of honourhonour.
* CleopatraNose
8th Dec '13 3:49:13 PM Erin582
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* AwfulWeddedLife



* HeterosexualLifePartners: He and Jeffrey Ross were considered this, having met in 1990 when both were working as lawyers and remained friends for the next twenty years.

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: He and fellow comedian Jeffrey Ross were considered this, having met in 1990 when both were working as lawyers and remained friends for the next twenty years.



* LatinoIsBrown: He has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] this is his first ''Comedy Central Presents'' special, saying that people told him he did not look Hispanic as if it were a compliment and that he was turned down for hosting a nature show for "not looking Hispanic enough."

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* LatinoIsBrown: He has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] this is his first ''Comedy Central Presents'' special, saying that people told him he did not look Hispanic [[FantasticRacism as if it were a compliment compliment]] and that he was turned down for hosting a nature show for "not looking Hispanic enough."
7th Dec '13 1:28:20 PM Erin582
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* HeterosexualLifePartners: He and Jeffrey Ross were considered this, having met in 1990 when both were working as lawyers and remained friends for the next twenty years.
21st Nov '13 7:39:52 AM mattsaint
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* {{Catchphrase}}: "Holy shit" was said at least once or twice during all of the roasts he did

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* {{Catchphrase}}: "Holy shit" was said at least once or twice during all of the roasts he diddid. He usually also said "This is exciting." before roasting the guest of honour
21st Nov '13 7:37:50 AM mattsaint
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* PermaStubble
13th Nov '13 5:36:40 PM Erin582
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* CrossingTheLineTwice: Like many of his comedic colleagues, he was well-known for this.

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* CrossingTheLineTwice: Like many of his comedic colleagues, he was well-known for this.[[SheCleansUpNicely He Cleans Up Nicely]]


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* RaisedCatholic: Has mentioned this on occasion, particularly of not being a practicing one, but still...


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* [[NWordPrivileges S Word Privileges]]: Usually averted.
27th Oct '13 6:41:01 AM Erin582
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* LatinoIsBrown: He has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] this is his first ''Comedy Central Presents'' special, saying that people told him he did not look Hispanic and that he was turned down for a nature show for "not looking Hispanic enough."

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* LatinoIsBrown: He has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] this is his first ''Comedy Central Presents'' special, saying that people told him he did not look Hispanic as if it were a compliment and that he was turned down for hosting a nature show for "not looking Hispanic enough."



* SitComic: His short-lived 1996 ABC show, ''Common Law'' (not to be confused with the short-lived USA show of the same name).

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* SitComic: His short-lived 1996 ABC show, ''Common Law'' (not to be confused with the short-lived 2012 USA show of the same name).
27th Oct '13 6:38:54 AM Erin582
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* LatinoIsBrown: He has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] this is his first ''Comedy Central Presents'' special, saying that people told him he did not look Hispanic and that he was turned down for a nature show for "not looking Hispanic enough."
25th Oct '13 5:44:27 PM Erin582
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* InsultComic:

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* InsultComic:InsultComic
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