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These real-life comics take retro trip to the '70s in 'I’m Dying Up Here'

These real-life comics take retro trip to the '70s in 'I’m Dying Up Here'

Funny now, funny in 1973

These real-world comics take a trip back to the comedy heyday of the Sunset Strip of the early ’70s for Showtime’s new series “I’m Dying Up Here.”

Andrew Santino (Bill Hobbs)

A fixture at L.A.’s Comedy Store, Santino has been seen performing stand-up on Comedy Central as well as starring in the sitcom “Mixology.” Here he plays Bill Hobbs, a talented if occasionally self-sabotaging favorite at the fictitious club Goldie’s.

Al Madrigal (Edgar Martinez)

A correspondent during Jon Stewart’s run on “The Daily Show,” Madrigal also co-founded the podcast...

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