Gotham Gossipist: Chelsea Handler Hits NYC In Search Of New Talent

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Attention jokesters: If you think you have what it takes to get by on your wit, this may just be the weekend to test out that open mic night.

New Jersey’s foul-mouthed native, Chelsea Handler, will hit the New York City comedy scene this weekend. Reportedly, one of her stops includes famed hot spot the Comedy Cellar.

What’s she looking for? Fresh talent.

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According to Page Six, Handler will be making the rounds of the city’s comedy clubs in search of acts for her three shows currently in production: “Chelsea Lately, ” “After Lately” (both on the E! Network) and NBC’s “Are You There, Chelsea?”