Jim Gaffigan does it again with his new stand-up Mr. Universe. Gaffigan jumps from topic to topic joking around with a varied number of topics. Some of the topics included are McDonalds, family, Disney World, and much more.
Comedian Aziz Ansari presents his highly anticipated, hour-long debut stand-up special. The critically acclaimed stand-up and actor (Parks and Recreation, Funny People) discusses topics ... See full summary »
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The greatly anticipated follow-up to the platinum-selling "Beyond the Pale." In this Austin performance that capped off his sold-out 2008 stand-up tour, Gaffigan does not let the audience ... See full summary »
I want to combine the NAACP with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and call it Mothers Against the Advancement of Colored People.
Zach Galifianakis is probably one of the best comedians to come out of the scene in the last 10 years he's definitely that good, he's a top ten without a doubt on anybody's list who truly understands comedy.
No, his humor is not always right there for you to "get." Case in point, interspersed throughout his stand-up at the Purple Onion (San Francisco), are "interviews" with his twin brother Seth from the South. These segments contain very subtle comedic touches and sometimes they even seem to intentionally protrude into the going-ons that are taped at the club.
But it's okay, once you realize that Zack/Seth is really a total nutcase which is evident when he deviates from his usual "jokes" and begins to engage with the audience members there is no one out there in today's comedy scene that I know of who is best equipped to handle total chaos than Zach. I'm not saying that he caused nor were there any chaos present at the club that night but when he interacts with paying customers, there really is no one out there in today's world that can hold a candle to his improv.
He chastises them, he loves them, he makes fun of them, he screams at them, and he wonders overall (out loud) if they even understand his jokes. It all adds up to one of the most unique and satisfying stand-up performances you're likely to see out of all the current "newbies" out there.
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