Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Comedian Tom Arnold brings standup act to Tampa

We loved Tom Arnold best in True Lies, the least when he was starring in tabloid drama with his ex-wife Roseanne Barr. Lately the newly skinny comic has returned to his standup roots with a Showtime special coming out this year and is touring in comedy clubs. He lost 100 pounds in the past 18 months, inspired by the birth of his first child, who recently turned 1. You can see him Friday and Saturday at shows 8 and 10:15 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $25-$32. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

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