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Dane Cook breaks Dave Chappelle's record

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Tbddanecook010708_2 Ever-needful for some kind of reassurance he’s not a loser, Dane Cook has broken Dave Chappelle’s Laugh Factory standup endurance record by telling jokes for 7 hours straight, the AP reports.

Chappelle had told jokes at the Sunset Strip comedy club in December for a record 6 hours and 12 minutes, which beat a record Cook had set in April of 3 hours and 50 minutes. That performance bested Richard Pryor’s 1980 mark of 2 hours and 41 minutes (of course, Pryor was better than the other two combined, but we digress).

“If this rivalry keeps up I’m going to turn the Laugh Factory into a bed and breakfast,” club owner Jamie Masada said. And has no one pointed out it was Dane Cook? We’d rather listen to Gilbert Gottfried read A Tale of Two Cities than sit through 7 hours of his yakking.

[Photo: AP]

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:31am]

    

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