However Lange announced on an early November 2006 Stern Show that they were again together to some extent but that the situation was a mystery even to him.  Lange was threatened with legal action by producers of Beer League if he failed to show up for the first day of shooting which led him to secure a home visit from a doctor who prescribed Subutex to alleviate his dependency. Too Fat to Fish USO tour and Jack and Coke (2008–2009)
In June 2008 Lange embarked on a comedy tour he named "Operation Mirth" with the United Service Organizations to entertain the U.
(born October 11 1967) is an American actor comedian and radio personality best known for his tenures with the The Howard Stern Show and the comedy sketch series MADtv. He co-wrote produced and starred in his film Artie Lange's Beer League in 2006 and co-wrote with Anthony Bozza the book Too Fat to Fish in 2008 which entered The New York Times Best Seller list at number one. In 2011 Lange returned to radio with Nick DiPaolo to co-host The Nick & Artie Show.