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Root of All Evil 

Commedian Lewis Black holds court over celebrities and other pop culture figures whom he accuses of being "the root of all evil."
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Lewis Black ...  Himself - Host 18 episodes, 2008
Matt Price ...  Post-Show Interviewer 10 episodes, 2008
Greg Giraldo ...  Himself 9 episodes, 2008
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Commedian Lewis Black holds court over celebrities and other pop culture figures whom he accuses of being "the root of all evil."

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Comedy | Game-Show

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USA

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English

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March 2008 (USA) See more »

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Lewis Black's Root of All Evil See more »

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Lewis Black - Host: I'm Lewis Black, and this is my courtroom, where I put on trial all the people and things that make me want to fall asleep with a bottle of whiskey and a teddy bear.
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Edited into Comedy Central Salutes George W. Bush (2008) See more »

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Novel idea
10 August 2009 | by Okonh0wpSee all my reviews

This show takes place in a faux courtroom setting as two comedians argue their case before a judge (Lewis Black) over which of two different (usually fairly unrelated) societal ills is more evil.

It's a novel idea that might not have legs to last several seasons, but good enough to allow those talented under-the-radar humorists like Andrew Daly, Patton Oswalt, Greg Giraldo, Andy Kindler and Paul F Tompkins to riff on various topics in what sort of plays as a comedic sport. Lewis Black could stand to play a larger role in the show. Every comic has their own unique style and everyone has their own preferences. I get a kick out of Tomkins and Daly who take themselves as seriously as lawyers because they're suddenly dressed in suits. You can also never get enough of the debate over which is worse: Beer or Weed, American Idol or High School, Donald Trump vs Tila Tequila, etc.


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