Carl Icahn, Comedian

Last Updated Jun 25, 2008 5:35 PM EDT

When you think Carl Icahn, the word-associations that spring to mind probably include "shareholder activist," "corporate raider," "operator," "shark" and perhaps "@%&!-stirrer." But "stand-up comic?" Probably not.

In this YouTube video, however, the Scourge of the Stock Price shows his lighter side, getting the big yucks from an indulgent audience at Caroline's Comedy Club in NYC, all the way back in 2003. Judging from these comic stylings, it's a good thing he didn't quit his day job.

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