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Artie Lange on Why He Once Fled the Playboy Mansion

Fun, fun Web exclusive from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. It involves the always-entertaining Artie Lange recalling the “Worst I Ever Bombed.”

We’re not going to ruin it. Watch the video above to hear the details of Lange’s epic Playboy Mansion fail and why, despite being a “straight red-blooded male,” he was at the end of it all “begging to be let out” of Hef’s party HQ.

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Artie Lange on Overcoming ‘Toughest’ of All Addictions – Heroin

TheFixlogoSince Artie Lange miraculously walked himself back from the edge of the abyss, he has been doing a lot of interviews about his life and new book. But there’s likely no more apt a place to find the one-time Howard Stern sidekick talking about his hard-fought recovery from heroin and other addictions than The Fix.

The website, which focuses on the issues of addiction and recovery, relaunched this week after taking a summer break. Overseeing these efforts is newly installed publisher and CEO Jay Levin, who previously founded LA Weekly.

The Fix plans to post at least five new features per week, along with a similar amount of personal essays and eight news items. Here’s Lange’s answer to the first question from The Fix contributor McCarton Ackerman – Where are you in your sobriety these days?:

“I’ve have had two relapses in the last 18 months, but have been clean for three months now. The last relapse was from painkillers I was taking for an injury. They were given to me by a doctor, but I didn’t take them as prescribed and finished a month’s prescription in about a day and a half. I got to a meeting and stopped myself, but I would definitely consider that to be a relapse.”

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