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Lisa Lampinelli hosts the Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy with Toby Keith, Warren Sapp, Jeff Foxworthy, Greg Giraldo, Nick DiPaolo, Gary Busey, Jeff Ross and Maureen McCormack among others.
Larry the Cable Guy,
Donald Trump is such an easy target that I must admit I went into the latest Comedy Central Roast with rather low expectations. As you'd expect, there were many jokes dealing with his bad hair, how ugly he is and of course how his money gets the beautiful women. There were some god-awful moments thanks to one single person but outside of that sad joke everything was in high form. Lisa Lampanelli, Whitney Cummings, Snoop Dogg, Larry King, Anthony Jeseinik and the one and only Jeffrey Ross were among the roasters with Seth MacFarlane once again serving as host. I was really surprised at how terrific most of the jokes were with Snoop Dogg doing a rather masterpiece piece where he was firing off jokes left and right. His timing was downright perfect and not a single joke didn't work, which is rather amazing since this guy isn't a comic. Even more shocking is that not once did you feel he was reading the jokes as he delivered all of them like a complete pro. Marlee Matlin had a lot of jokes aimed at her being deaf but she hit a grand slam when it was her time at the podium. Through her interpreter she gets off one great joke after another. As usual Jeffrey Ross does a terrific job with a few jokes that crossed the line of good taste but he still made them funny. The biggest joke of the night, as every media outlet in the world has discussed, comes from "The Situation" who bombs with every single joke. I honestly can't remember a time when such a bomb took place as every bit of energy in the house left, not a single laugh followed and thankfully the entire room started to boo. I've never seen Jersey Shore so I don't know what "talents" he has there but it's clear from the performance here that he hasn't an ounce of talent and it's proof that our society is on the downside when such a person could be famous and have money.
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