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Controversial comedian to make Rutland debut

Andrew Dice Clay, the self-proclaimed Undisputed Heavyweight Comedy King, will bring his controversial comedy to the Paramount Theatre on Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. for one show only. The show marks the first collaborative venture between the Paramount and Chris Karr, owner of the Pickle Barrel Nightclub in Killington.

Clay made a career out of being the most outrageous comic of his time. Before Chappelle, before South Park, Dice was shocking audiences-breaking the rules with a never-before-seen style of hardcore, X-rated comedy. When he released his album, "Dice," the parental advisory label dispensed with the usual list and cut to the chase: "Warning: This album is offensive."

His rise to fame was meteoric - with sold-out arenas, platinum albums, and starring roles in films and T.V. specials.

To this day, Clay remains the only comedian banned for life from MTV.

For more information, call the Paramount Theatre at 775-0570.

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