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Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)

Video  -  Documentary | Comedy  -  15 November 2004 (UK)
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A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics.

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Ricky Gervais: I think Schindler's List is a fantastic film. And I didn't watch it at the cinema actually. I got it out on video, about a year later - by mistake - 'cause I'd never heard of it and I was in Blockbuster sort of late one night. I was a bit drunk, and I thought it was a porn film. No, 'cause I saw 18 certificate, top shelf. I thought, oh, black and white - dodgy home movie, German sounding - they're the best, and what swung it was that quote on the back from Barry Norman: "Have a box of Kleenex ...
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A perfect size 8
28 January 2005 | by (london, england) – See all my reviews

Still funnier than most comedians, not AS funny as his 1st stand-up DVD Animals an '8' as opposed to Animals '10'. I hate people who claim "I'm not easily offended, but I found this offensive!!!" Errr YES you ARE easily offended. Anyone who finds ANY comedy offensive is easily offended. Offense is NOT caused by words its caused by the underlying intent or actions accompanying them. As far as I'm concerned ANY comedian can say anything about anything they like, as long as it is funny and not malicious. There's too many white liberals complaining on behalf of various minority groups, totally against their wish. Just cos you're not oppressed yourself it doesn't give you the right to carry the mantle for the gay, black, single mothers out there. Sorry to rant O.T but in Gervais case it is needed. His comedy is NOT for those "not easily offended", (whatever that means, who defines 'easily'?) No it is for those "not offended by comedy", period!.

One last point I'd like to make about Gervais Stand-ups is a sign of their greatness is how when down the pub you repeat a line or 2 with a fellow fan you are both in stitches. Be it mimicing the 'cumming out the window' or politely asking if you can "... in their hair", (shrieks with laughter). It has that great quality of being great to repeat and get even more enjoyment remembering it than when originally watching it! Tears streaming !! How great is that!!!! - Yo Word


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