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By Katla McGlynn Source As a correspondent for “The Daily Show” who tackles sensitive issues and a stand-up comedian who dares to make fun of Los Angeles gang members, Al Madrigal knows a thing or two about dangerous comedy.

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By Bill Brownstein Source There have been some howler sketches over the years on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, but few to match the Chicken Boxing vs. Cock Fighting segment aired in June.

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By Al Norton Source Al Madrigal is a very successful standup comedian who has been appearing regularly on your TV screen as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart since 2011. He also had series regular roles on Gary Unmarried and Welcome to the Captain. He is currently starring in the NBC comedy […]

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By Katie Johnson Source Al Madrigal isn’t just a funny man, he’s a hustler.

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By John Lavanga Source For the past two years, comedian and actor Al Madrigal has been a contributor and correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, traveling the nation and interviewing some of its strangest thinkers and activists.

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By YellowBrix Source Aug. 21–“Who else are you talking to?” Al Madrigal asks at the top of a recent phone interview. “Hopefully it’s not just me.”

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By Samantha Abernathy Source Comedian Al Madrigal is best known as the “Senior Latino Correspondent” on The Daily Show, but he also performs stand-up, runs the All Things Comedy podcast network and has a few acting roles in the works, including a part in the upcoming About A Boy TV show.

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By Christopher Borrelli Source Last fall, comedian John Hodgman toured for a while with comedian Al Madrigal. It was a special, magical time, Hodgman recalled.

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By Mariah Eakin Source In HateSong, we ask our favorite musicians, writers, comedians, actors, and so forth to expound on the one song they hate most in the world. 

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By Eric Voss Source Al Madrigal is a correspondent on The Daily Show, a longtime stand-up comedian, and the co-creator of the comedy podcast network All Things Comedy with Bill Burr.

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