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Grandma Flambe

The French take some heat from comedian Greg Giraldo.


Stand-up comic Greg Giraldo thinks Americans should take a cue from Europeans when it comes to caring for the elderly. "We need to treat our old people the way they do," jokes the former host of Comedy Central's Stand-up Nation. "Like leaving them alone to die in the heat, while we go on vacation. Old people die in France, because [their families] go off to the Riviera and sun themselves in their ball-hugger man-thongs." When Giraldo goes on vacation, he says, he leaves his grandmother in the basement — "where it's cooler."
Thu., Sept. 14, 8 p.m.; Sept. 15-16, 7:30 & 10:15 p.m.

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