Dan Gross just gave free publicity to some guy for being a complete and total douchebag. One of my favorite comedians, Jon Lovitz, was performing, and this guy starting heckling him. Needless to say, I hate hecklers almost as much as evildoers hate freedom. Here’s the report:
Port Richmond’s Mike Phillips says he was “just having a good time” at the Borgata Friday, when he heckled comedian Jon Lovitz, who was performing at the Atlantic City hot spot. Phillips, 30, first made a reference to an old Chris Farley “SNL” sketch, which Lovitz didn’t appreciate, and the pair exchanged words intermittently throughout Lovitz’s set. Phillips, a beer vendor by day, returns to the airwaves of WNJC (1360-AM) on July 19 for the Party Zone with Mike Phillips. He’ll host from 9 to 10 p.m. Thursdays. It can also be heard at wnjc1360.com. Phillips will have his schedule of guests at myspace.com/radio star2007.
Hey Mike: there’s a reason that Lovitz is playing the Borgota and you’re hosting “The Party Zone” on 1360 am, you hack jackass (Full disclosure: I used to host a show on 1360 AM). Dan Gross’s column is one of my guilty pleasures, but I think it sends a pretty poor message that all you have to do to earn some free pub is to heckle a famous comedian.