The Queen of Mean

Comedy, Friday, Feb. 2

An evening with insult-comic Lisa Lampanelli is like, to use her words, a punch in the cunt. Almost famous from her wildly hilarious appearances on Comedy Central and Howard Stern Show roasts, Lampanelli wheels her Don Rickles-on-estrogen act into the Ruth Eckerd, which seems a bit of a mismatch given its normally patrician crowds. Be prepared for an adult dose of hyper-bawdy and lots of put-downs hurled at the audience — who love it. If you think "The Aristocrats" is the funniest joke ever told, then Lampanelli's your meat. Fri., Feb. 2, 8 p.m., 1010 N. McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, $30 and $40, 727-791-7400, rutheckerdhall.com.

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