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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #135 on: June 28, 2010, 05:46:55 PM »
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As much as i like the guy, i don't really find paul f tompkins that funny.

Oh, Squints, I didn't know you didn't like standup comedy.
(Seriously though, it baffles me when people who seem to have any trace of good taste don't think PFT is funny... what standups do you like?).



oh there's a ton of comedians. mostly ones that everyone will name. Louis CK is my favorite. I just have never seen anything from pft that i thought was gut-bustingly funny. But i like brian regan so what the fuck do i know?
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« Reply #136 on: June 29, 2010, 02:09:27 AM »
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Speaking of Louis CK, his FX show premieres this coming night!  Super excited.

http://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/originals/louie/
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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #137 on: June 29, 2010, 03:13:39 AM »
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Perhaps the rest of this should continue in the stand-up thread as opposed to top 5, but that's getting technical

Is this the one?


Yeah, thanks.

Speaking of Louis CK, his FX show premieres this coming night!  Super excited.

http://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/originals/louie/

I have high hopes for it, since I did really like Pootie Tang and loved Lucky Louie, but I wonder what his humor would be like on FX.  Though on Alway Sunny they tend to get away with a lot.
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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #138 on: June 29, 2010, 01:02:31 PM »
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Compiling a top 5 list would take me forever (I'm going to try at some point though) , but someone who people should seek out and see (and if you saw Conan's live tour, you got to see him open for Conan): Reggie Watts.

By the way, just finishing up the WTF podcasts with Carlos Mencia, good stuff thanks for recommending it.

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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #139 on: December 03, 2010, 10:49:26 PM »
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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #140 on: December 04, 2010, 09:35:20 AM »
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i hate about 95% of that list

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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #141 on: December 04, 2010, 12:17:36 PM »
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sheng wang!
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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #142 on: June 05, 2011, 11:47:45 PM »
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Bo Burnham's "Words Words Words" is available on Netflix Instant now.  If you enjoy things that are funny, you should watch it.  Burnham has evolved very quickly from a simple funny-song comedian to one with a real point of view; his comedy is very analytical, but not so much that it's up its own ass.  He's already great, but as young as he is, I can't wait to see what he comes out with in the future.
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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #143 on: June 06, 2011, 03:18:16 AM »
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I watched that a few days ago... it's fantastic.

I had seen his Comedy Central Presents special from a while ago. His unnecessary raunchiness became grating, and honestly he seemed like a half-remembered really annoying person I might have known in high school.

He's improved so much since then.

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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #144 on: June 06, 2011, 12:15:06 PM »
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these uber white comics really get under my fucking skin

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« Reply #145 on: June 06, 2011, 01:39:21 PM »
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What?
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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #146 on: June 07, 2011, 07:22:01 AM »
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whoa this kid's from the first town my family moved to when we got to the US.
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he may sound interesting but I just can't listen to singer songwriter comedians, not even the good ones like flight of the conchords. if a dude sits there with a keyboard or a guitar and he's telling jokes, I can't stand it. zach g was the only one I could handle, but it was because his act grew much keyboard than the keys.
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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #147 on: June 07, 2011, 10:39:53 AM »
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http://www.tastefullyoffensive.com/2011/05/john-mulaney-best-meal-ive-ever-had.html

John Mulaney - Best Meal I've Ever Had

Have not gone through all ten pages of this thread, so sorry if this is a repeat.

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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #148 on: June 07, 2011, 10:48:09 AM »
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John Mulaney is fantastic.  I was super psyched when he got the SNL job, but I was scared that would mean I wouldn't get to see his standup, but he's working on a new album and is coming here in a couple weeks.  Super excited.

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Re: best stand-up comic
« Reply #149 on: June 07, 2011, 11:12:14 AM »
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http://www.tastefullyoffensive.com/2011/05/john-mulaney-best-meal-ive-ever-had.html

John Mulaney - Best Meal I've Ever Had

Have not gone through all ten pages of this thread, so sorry if this is a repeat.

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Haha, I got to steal that.

 

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