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Lisa Lampanelli (born July 19, 1961 in Trumbull, Connecticut), often called the Loveable Queen of Mean, is an American stand-up comedian and insult comic.
She was present at Comedy Central's roasts of Chevy Chase, Pamela Anderson, Jeff Foxworthy, and William Shatner, released a comedy special on DVD entitled Take it like A Man, appeared in the 2006 motion picture Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector and had a cameo appearance in the VH1 sitcom So NoTORIous. She also landed a deal with Fox for a sitcom pilot with the tentative title "Big Loud Lisa," which is considered a candidate for the network's 2006-2007 television season.
Lisa was recently a roaster at the Howard Stern Show's Artie Lange Roast on June 8, 2006. She also participated in the infamous roast of KKK member Daniel Carver , and was one of the few comics who did not bomb.
Racial humor is a large part of her comedy routine. In particular, she makes frequent references to her real-life relationships with black men. In an interview with AskMen.com, she explained:
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