The Steel Cage

Mick Foley's comedy routine finding work/life balance

Setauket native and WWE wrestler Mick Foley is

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I've now seen Mick Foley's stand-up comedy routine three times on Long Island in less than four months. The journey has not been unlike watching the Long Island pro wrestling legend's transformation from Dude Love to Cactus Jack to Mankind. Getting an act just right isn't easy, whether you're between the ropes or under the lights.

His biggest challenge has been entertaining the wrestling aficionados...

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Mick Foley juggles comedy, return to WWE

Mick Foley, right, hangs out with "30 Rock"

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You never know what to expect from a Mick Foley performance, whether in the squared circle or, in this case, a stand-up comedy routine earlier this month at Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown.

The dichotomy of someone telling jokes to raise money for sexual assault victims would be awkward for most. But for Long Island native and three-time WWE champ Foley, 46 -- who over the years has gained...

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