Enjoyably lethargic Steven Wright leaves his shack in the prairie to deliver a stand up show filled with creative and philosophical jokes, deadpan one-liners and funny contrived situations, including meeting a perfect Asian blond.

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Enjoyably lethargic Steven Wright leaves his shack in the prairie to deliver a stand up show filled with creative and philosophical jokes, deadpan one-liners and funny contrived situations, including meeting a perfect Asian blond.

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[first lines]
Announcer: Ladies and gentlemen... Steven Wright.
[loud applause]
Steven Wright: Thanks.
[crowd laughter]
Steven Wright: I got a postcard from my friend George, it was a satellite picture of the entire Earth. On the back he wrote, "Wish you were here".
[crowd laughter and applause]
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No banana peels here. Fans of French comedy should stay away from this.
8 September 2008 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

Wright is probably the most unique stand-up comedian in recent decades. His love for twisting logic, playing with absurdities, and creating paradoxes out of the mundane is completely different stuff than what one gets from the others. I am surprised that he gets away with putting on a one-hour routine that has a bunch of unrelated one-liners strung together; it seems a little odd at first, but you quickly get used to it. His timing and line-delivery is impeccable; plus, he has the ideal voice and accent for this kind of silly, bizarre material. He kept reminding me of John McEnroe, who looked kind of similar in the early 80s...


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