Rick Shapiro

What the critics are saying

Best Manhattan Comic, Shapiro's approach to comedy sounds like equal parts Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor and Lou Reed. Shapiro is currently New York City's most lurid funnyman - A real star-NYPress

Poised for the big leagues...searingly honest, the most transgressive comedian in America today. He's hilarious-Penthouse Magazine

Downtown New York provocateur Rick Shapiro debuts with an album of hard-edged, uncompromising stand-up comedy. Unconditional Love speaks universal truths and exposes many of our follies.-Billboard

Rick Shapiro is bound for glory. He delivers an onslaught of ideas at breakneck pace that will leave your synapses spinning-The Toronto Star

His pointed observations on pop culture are pure brilliance-TimeOut NewYork

Dubbed the "James Joyce of Stand-up" because of his brilliant stream-of-consciousness comedy, Rick Shapiro is a walking, talking op-ed page, spewing forth wit, grit, and the real shit. If you like comics who take risks, you're gonna love this guy-Paper Magazine

The CD, tightly produced by downtown performance scene guru Lach, assaults like a twisted-humor tornado.-Citysearch.com

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