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Postby Grey » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:31 pm

And post a stand up comic you really like.

I'm gonna share with you two of my current favourites that you may not know of not being British. One of them is American, but only has a stand up career since he moved to Britain. He moved over to train as a classical actor, hoping British acting school credentials would buy him a few minutes on Broadway. While ranting and complaining about the trials and tribulations of life to some friends in a bar one day, the next table burst out laughing and told him to attempt stand up comedy. He did, and he was successful. This is him.



The other guy I wanna show you has been described as "the comedian's comedian." He co-wrote Jerry Springer The Opera and has been formally accused of the crime of blasphemy. Not much more needs to be said of the man known as Stewart Lee.

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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Tuor » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:55 pm

My favourites haven't changed in a while

There's Bill Hicks






There's Mitch Hedberg


Most recently I've enjoyed Dylan Moran





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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Exodis » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:01 pm

Oooo this thread's gonna be fun!
Although I've heard lots of stand-up comedians, this one's damn funny to me (and everyone, I guess).
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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Brax4 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:59 pm

Love me some Brian Regan, seriously, this guy doesn't get enough hype. Been my favorite comedian forever.
I would totally check out his stand up, entire specials of his are on Youtube.
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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Whatis6times9 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:22 am

John Mulaney might have one of the funniest stories I've heard in a while:


Also Jim Jefferies is one of the sickest fuckers working:
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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Q.U. » Sat Aug 31, 2013 6:06 am

Ahh, Reginald "Delicious" Hunter. He's good alright. I love it when he talks about his father too.






Then there's Richard Jeni. Too bad he killed himself. I often got a bit of a George Carlin feel from him when he went on about politics.




Also, I like Frankie Boyle, even though he doesn't do regular standup. And the similar style from Jimmy Carr, for whom Boyle used to write material in the past. Though Jimmy is not nearly as fun to watch as Frankie.


Oh, and there's also Bill Burr to mention.

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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Grey » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:45 pm

i'm a big fan of louis ck and dylan moran. and i'm glad to have a reggie delicious fan in QU.

i'm seeing reginald d hunter in november. s'gonna be awesome.
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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:29 am



I listened to him before Demetri Martin, who I think does his act better.

Also, found someone new who I think is entertaining.

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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Whatis6times9 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:33 am

Pabst, I posted that joke.
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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:15 am

Ah, well here's something else of his then.



Never thought I'd hear someone make jokes about L&O:SVU and Home Alone 2... Came right out of left field.
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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Grey » Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:00 am



aziz has great stories about rappers.
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Re: Everybody stand up

Postby Grey » Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:00 am

i meant to post the kanye west story, but the r kelly one is hilarious too.
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