Standup Comedian is a 2012 Comedy Central special featuring comedian Demetri Martin. It was directed by Ryan Polito and filmed at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, New York.
A unique talent, Demetri Martin is one of the hottest stand-up comics working today. His new special, Demetri Martin. Person. Inventive and insightful, this top-rated program brings the funny in ways you've never seen.
Comedian John Mulaney talks about his milk toast boyish looks, his childhood, his Jewish girlfriend, his gayish charm, his favorite TV shows, Ice-T, a homeless person he met in N.Y., and a prostate exam with Batman.
John Mulaney relays stories from his childhood and Saturday Night Live (1975), eviscerates the value of college, and laments getting older in this comedy special. Other topics include the church, his family, Trump and pedophiles abducting kids.
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 »
Demetri shares his latest set of low-key yet surreal observations on life and language, including: signs, pets, the origin of cheese, hot dogs, footballs, tandem skydiving, hamster-chucking, fitted sheets, elevator faux pas, prune juice, the aerodynamics of crackers, the quantification of educated guesswork, the tribulations of salads, the unique rejective qualities of volleyball, the sneakiness of color schemes, the general uncoolness of indoor sports, the management of fart jokes, the happiness of folks and nope, abracadabra versus please, business versus beeswax, parent/child resemblances in the alphabet, shoe store mirrors, expiration dates, and the proper temperature of regards.Written by
There aren't that many black magicians, probably because of racism. If a black guy makes something disappear, they're like, "Hey, get 'im!" "Hey, it's magic." "No, you're black."
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I have been a Demetri Martin fan since long before he got famous..and I have always loved his unique perspective and humorous takes on life..but in my opinion he phoned this one in. I was incredibly disappointed..he seemed bored and also acted like he wasn't even interested in the jokes he was telling. It was almost as if seemed mad at the crowd, in effect saying "I'm demetri martin, you should laugh no matter what I say up here"..it was almost an alter ego type of character similar to what andy Kaufman used to do only this act by Martin wasn't even funny. It was a real bummer as I had been looking forward to this show. Even the crowd reacted as if they weren't sure why he was there or what was doing. His attempt at being a little more edgy failed simply because he is just not good at it and it's not his style so those jokes all failed.. there was a portion where he played the guitar and rifled off some rapid fire one liners that were pretty good but that was it..again a let down compared to his other specials...of course I'll watch the next one as he is funny and my guess is this is a one time fail..
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