Ellen granted a dying comedian's wish to get a stand-up special on HBO, and it wasn't a prank.

Ellen granted a dying comedian's wish to get a stand-up special on HBO, and it wasn't a prank.
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On Monday, Comedian Quincy Jones appeared on Ellen and received the news that his wish to perform a stand-up comedy special will become a reality. In July, he was given a year to live following a diagnosis of Stage 4 mesothelioma cancer. Ellen, who began as a stand-up and has the show-business power of an immortal, arranged for his special to air on HBO. That's a big deal, as recent HBO stand-up specials include major names like Amy Schumer and Louis C.K. Jones was naturally ecstatic to hear the news:

For those that live in LA or will be there on Monday, April 4, you can buy tickets to his special recording here.

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