While waiting for the storm of storms to hit Dallas last night, I switched to Comedy Central to watch some Demetri Martin standup with my girlfriend. I first caught onto Demetri Martin a little over a year ago and if you haven't seen his standup, you're truly missing out. He's actually got a new show on Comedy Central that premieres tonight at 10:30 ET, 9:30 CT. It'll be interesting to see how the show does. This new show actually made me think, what are your favorite comedians? Who makes you laugh in movies, tv shows, etc..?
My favorites include: Demetri Martin, Andy Samberg, Jim Gaffigan and Lisa Lampanelli. I know I have others but I'll include them later. How about you guys and gals?
Was a big fan of Mitch Hedberg (R.I.P.) and am still kicking myself for not going to see him only a few months before he passed. Brian Regan is hilarious and I've seen him a couple times. Another favorite of mine is Stephen Lynch. He's actually a singing comedian, but his songs are pretty damn good.
I listen to Bob & Tom show daily, and they feature that song, and many other songs from his collection - he's hilarious! I have the music pass, and I downloaded the newer album with "Queer Tattoo" on it, and enjoy it twice, consecutively on a long road trip. Good stuff.
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Stephen Wright or Eddy Izzard, both gut wrenchingly funny, Stephen is dead pan and serious with out being serious at all... And Eddy is from the UK a transvestite listen to dressed to kill for his absolute best work!
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