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Orny Adams: Takes the Third (2010)

TV Movie  -  Comedy  -  29 October 2010 (USA)
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Orny Adams Takes The Stage
31 October 2010 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Orny Adams tackles a stand-up comedy special for Comedy Cenral and does a good job. His shtick is to speak angrily about the things that annoy him, from fat kids wheeling their books around to the poor location of the delete key on his computer. His attitude is that he is angry about all these things, but he keeps grinning at the audience,,,, I'm not sure it's necessary and his transitions from one topic to the next is a little slow -- it makes this show a little more episodic than it might be.

Nonetheless, the observations are accurate and the jokes are very funny. My only real complaint is with the way this performance is shot and edited -- there's a camera angle change every six or seven seconds. This might be necessary if the jokes weren't so good.


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