, a savagely funny observer of modern life, returns for his second HBO solo special when the all-new comedy event "Lewis Black: Red, White And Screwed"
debuts Saturday, June 10 (10:00-11:00pm ET). Taped recently before a sold-out house at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C., the act features Black’s observations on subjects including the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina & FEMA, gay marriage, the Dick Cheney shooting, President Bush
, and even fossils & evolution.
Lewis Black received a Grammy nomination earlier this year for his “Rules of Enragement” CD. He was named Best Male Stand-Up at the 2001 American Comedy Awards. His first book, “Nothing’s Sacred,” was published in 2005 and made the New York Times best-seller list. Black will be seen in the upcoming movies “Man of the Year,” “Accepted” and “Unaccompanied Minors.” His previous feature film appearances include Hannah and Her Sisters
, Jacob’s Ladder
, The Hard Way
and The Night We Never Met
In addition to numerous stand-up performances on TV, including the May 2004 HBO special “Lewis Black: Black on Broadway,” he has acted on such shows as Mad About You
, “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd” and Homicide: Life on the Street
. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Black has written more than 40 produced plays and starred in numerous stage productions.