My Impromptu Artie Lange Encounter This Summer In New York

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  1. Straight Edge

    Straight Edge Member

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    I'm a longtime lurker and recent poster but I thought I'd share this story (even though it's about six months old.) I was checking out Prometheus this summer at a movie theater near Lincoln Center (a few blocks from HS's place, coincidentally.) After the flick, I was hanging outside waiting for my buddy to have a squirt when I see an overweight sloppy guy come waddling down the street. It's Artie.

    In the least creepy way I could I said a quick hello and we chatted for a bit. Artie was incredibly cool, clearly sober, and seemed generally happy to be out and about. He was telling me about his new book and some other "cool projects" I needed to look out for. This was all pretty interesting because at this point, Artie sighting were pretty rare.

    My question to you guys: At one point in Artie's return from his suicide attempt, recovery, etc. do you suspect he relapsed back into the clutches of heroin or whatever it is he appears to be on in some of those Nick & Artie Show videos posted here a while back? To the listeners of the new Artie show, does he seem fucked-up on air is he holding it together? I like Artie and I guess after running into him and thinking he was on the mend I was bummed (though not really surprised) to learn that he had fallen off the wagon again.
    Artie and Straight Edge (my face is removed for obvious reasons.) :hat:

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  3. Lola

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    Artie looks good there!
    You... should lay off the tanning bed. :coffee:
  4. You Knew!

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    That's a nice story and I don't mean in a "cool story bro" way. However, I think the bigger topic is going to end up being your blurred face. I just see it coming.
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    I love celeb siting reports like this. First of all thanks for posting.

    As far as Artie's history and whether he can hold it together, only time will tell. He's probably exposed to those temptations every day too.
  6. Straight Edge

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    HAHA... that's fine and I knew I'd be opening myself up for a shit-storm but hey, it's blurred so I'll survive.
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    that shirt is missing a name tag.
  8. Nemo

    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    Did Artie touch you or in any other way act inappropriately?

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    chuk VIP Extreme Gold

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    Is that shirt buttoned all the way up to your neck?
  10. Straight Edge

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    I've never been within 20 feet of a tanning bed. Like Artie, I'm half Ginzo which leads to some interesting skin tones. :happywave:
  11. Nemo

    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    Did Artie apologize for stretching out the neck-hole on your cashmere sweater?
  12. killallposers

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    that's the best i've seen artie look in a long time. he does have the usual stain on his shirt.
  13. Straight Edge

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    This shirt has a terrible button distribution :facepalm: (I got it at a "mod" shop in London so it's got an interesting fit.) Basically, George and I have the same issue:

    [video=youtube;aDiM-3ot9Q0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDiM-3ot9Q0[/video]
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    Cool! Did you ask about Howard & how he turned his back on his so called bro?
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    mattyfishrip197 Well-Known Member VIP

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    nice story thanks for sharing...artie def looks clean and sober....
  16. Goo For You

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    [video=youtube;TudE9SC77Do]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TudE9SC77Do[/video]
  17. Straight Edge

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    Exactly the vibe. Good for you, Goo For You!
  18. Trigger7672

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    Some of the videos posted from the Nick and Artie show, one where he is playing the guitar and singing Tom Sawyer he is CLEARLY fucked up.

    [video]http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ul5AY_HnG40[/video]
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    thanks for sharing. Art looks good there which is nice to see.
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    you're black?
  21. bucketbuddy

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    and answer the howard/bro question please...

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