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Re: comedians
« Reply #45 on: September 04, 2010, 12:38:11 AM »

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Props to Yakmanev for being the first to say Todd Barry. One of the best.

Off the top of my head:

Woody Allen
Richard Pryor (really, nobody has mention him?)
Albert Brooks (and his standup isn't even his best work. The guy was so far ahead of everyone else. Amazing. And made 3 or 4 absolute masterpiece films)
Mel Brooks/Carl Reiner (not really standup, more a comedy duo, but funnier than anything there is. Period.)
Louis CK
Don Rickles
Garry Shandling (again, great standup but made one of the 2 or 3 best TV shows ever)
Todd Barry
Dave Chappelle
Mitch Hedberg
Bill Hicks
Neil Hamburger
Patton Oswalt
Lenny Bruce
Eddie Murphy
Dylan Moran
Chris Rock
Norm MacDonald

Ok, that is lengthy. Big comedy nerd here.

Re: comedians
« Reply #46 on: September 04, 2010, 02:40:06 AM »

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Re: comedians
« Reply #47 on: September 04, 2010, 03:50:44 AM »

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A lot but more recently I find Greg Giraldo's work on the Comedy Central Roasts pretty funny, and to a lesser extent, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.

Re: comedians
« Reply #48 on: September 04, 2010, 04:31:05 AM »

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A lot but more recently I find Greg Giraldo's work on the Comedy Central Roasts pretty funny, and to a lesser extent, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.

haha I was going to say Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim but even with the anonymity of the internet I was too ashamed to admit being a fan. That being said, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! does grow on you and I will never know how they get such marquee guest on their show. I always look forward to seeing what kind of weird offbeat surrealism they are going to do next. For your health!

Re: comedians
« Reply #49 on: September 04, 2010, 04:32:44 AM »

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Louis C.K.
Patton Oswalt
Conan O'brien
Zach Galifianakis
Jim Gaffigan
John Stewart
Norm Macdonald


also, no one has mentioned seinfeld, even if not for his standup, his show is the most popular comedy in recent memory.

Re: comedians
« Reply #50 on: September 04, 2010, 05:08:27 AM »

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Great idea for a thread and great thread, I didn't know a lot of the names you've brought up, so I guess I'll do a lot of research on youtube  ;D

As spanish speaker, I think Les Luthiers from Argentina are the best, big artists and performers. 40 plus years performing and still as funny as ever. Here is a video with english subtitles:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjSuNKK7o30

For standup comedians, in Spain we had Miguel Gila (an all-time classic) and Pepe Rubianes (passed away last year at 62) and also a lot of young comedians. If you speak spanish, you might like them. And in case you don't speak spanish, we have the Catalan (like me) group "El Tricicle":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBoW1xfHm0Y

Have fun, my friends.


Re: comedians
« Reply #51 on: September 05, 2010, 05:15:12 AM »

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A lot but more recently I find Greg Giraldo's work on the Comedy Central Roasts pretty funny, and to a lesser extent, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim.

haha I was going to say Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim but even with the anonymity of the internet I was too ashamed to admit being a fan. That being said, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! does grow on you and I will never know how they get such marquee guest on their show. I always look forward to seeing what kind of weird offbeat surrealism they are going to do next. For your health!

Indeed, however I love Tom Goes to the Mayor way more than Tim and Eric.  The subtle humor in that show is fantastic.

Re: comedians
« Reply #52 on: September 05, 2010, 05:33:04 AM »

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Re: comedians
« Reply #53 on: September 05, 2010, 06:41:46 AM »

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Great idea for a thread and great thread, I didn't know a lot of the names you've brought up, so I guess I'll do a lot of research on youtube  ;D

As spanish speaker, I think Les Luthiers from Argentina are the best, big artists and performers. 40 plus years performing and still as funny as ever. Here is a video with english subtitles:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjSuNKK7o30

For standup comedians, in Spain we had Miguel Gila (an all-time classic) and Pepe Rubianes (passed away last year at 62) and also a lot of young comedians. If you speak spanish, you might like them. And in case you don't speak spanish, we have the Catalan (like me) group "El Tricicle":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBoW1xfHm0Y

Have fun, my friends.


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Re: comedians
« Reply #54 on: September 07, 2010, 12:00:26 PM »

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Robin Williams
Russell Peters (can't believe no one's mentioned him yet)
Rodney Dangerfield
Chris Rock had a couple of good shows
Jeff Dunham (ventriloquist but has gotten incredibly funnier during his career)
Bobby Collins

Dane Cook is grossly overrated.

Carlin went in the tank after the mid-80's.  Saw him live and started the show off by telling everyone he was going to do old bits.  Royally sucked that night

Shame on me for overlooking one of my favorites that's playing the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on 9/11 -- Stephen Lynch.  The guy's first special and comedy bits are hysterical.  Special Fred rules

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« Reply #55 on: September 07, 2010, 12:17:52 PM »

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Great idea for a thread and great thread, I didn't know a lot of the names you've brought up, so I guess I'll do a lot of research on youtube  ;D

As spanish speaker, I think Les Luthiers from Argentina are the best, big artists and performers. 40 plus years performing and still as funny as ever. Here is a video with english subtitles:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjSuNKK7o30

For standup comedians, in Spain we had Miguel Gila (an all-time classic) and Pepe Rubianes (passed away last year at 62) and also a lot of young comedians. If you speak spanish, you might like them. And in case you don't speak spanish, we have the Catalan (like me) group "El Tricicle":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBoW1xfHm0Y

Have fun, my friends.


Had me screaming!!!

Le luthiers kick behinds
Specially Cartas de Color
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La bella y graciosa moza

two of my all time favorites
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is to watch them live someday

nothing better than grab a scotch with them on the DVD
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Re: comedians
« Reply #56 on: September 09, 2010, 12:40:03 AM »

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Re: comedians
« Reply #57 on: September 09, 2010, 11:39:30 AM »

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I can see why he pains you, IP...I listened for a couple minutes and he sure made my ears ring!     :o
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Re: comedians
« Reply #58 on: March 17, 2013, 01:28:11 PM »

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Perk's-a-beast, I thought you might be interested in a thread we had a couple years ago on comedians.
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« Reply #59 on: March 17, 2013, 01:37:44 PM »

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Perk's-a-beast, I thought you might be interested in a thread we had a couple years ago on comedians.

Thanks Thirstyboots  ;D Alot of good recommendations here. TP.
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