But now, Dice is back. Hes just concluded filming a part in the HBO comedy special, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton (due out this fall), and is setting out to tour the states with a passion he hasnt had since his heyday. Dice says hes started to play to bigger crowds once more, but in many ways, hes had to prove himself all over again. It keeps me fueled. I want to climb back up and do the arena circuit again, he explains to New Times via telephone. Six, seven years ago, audiences were not responding to me that heavily. But over the last couple years, maybe its because Ive worked so hard on the material or because I got my love for performance back, the response is just absolute Dicemania.
Theres no denying that a lot of time has passed between his glory days and his comeback, but Dice, wholl turn 51 this year, says hes still the same performer deep down. I still do it the way I always have, says Dice. As life goes on, yeah, you learn more. But I talk about everything from technology to mid-life crises, to how much I still love banging chicks with fat asses. Good to know some things never change. Catch the Diceman when he performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at Parker Playhouse (707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale). Tickets cost $49. Visit www.ticketmaster.com. (And check out the complete interview on www.browardpalmbeach.com)
Sat., June 28, 8 p.m., 2008