Funny Pharmacist: Artie Januario Soars to Headline Status

Artie at Giggles Comedy Club
Comedian Artie Januario, who often works as a pharmacist at Super Stop & Shop in Lynn, is pictured with Steven Castraberti, owner of Prince Pizzeria in Saugus, and Mike Clarke, manager and booking agent for Giggles Comedy Club, located inside the restaurant.

Artie Januario already owns the title of funniest pharmacist in America.

“Some guys might claim to be pharmacists that sell drugs, but I don’t think they have a license,” jokes Januario, a 1973 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School of Revere.

Januario, a 56-year-old licensed pharmacist at Super Stop & Shop in Lynn by day and a professional comedian by night, has earned a much sought after title in show business: headliner.

Januario’s name was up in lights (actually big bold letters) on the Prince Pizzeria billboard outside Giggles on Route 1 last weekend. Januario performed at three shows and true to form, he “killed” – which in comedy means that the audience was rolling in the aisles in laughter.

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