A cavalcade of colorful profanity, bachelor-party hooker gags (how do you
think the busty gal they call "Pitching Machine" got her professional nickname?) and shopworn bodily function jokes, this vehicle for Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange is slob comedy at its slobbiest. As if it weren't bad enough that 35-year-old loser Artie DeVanzo (Lange) is a fat, chain-smoking, coke-snorting, unemployed borderline-alcoholic who lives with his mom (Laurie Metcalf), but his slow-pitch softball team, sponsored by local beer joint Ed's Bar & Swill, is regularly whipped by his longtime nemesis, Dennis Mangenelli's (Anthony DeSando) team. When Artie and Dennis were in high ...