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Who are your favorite stand up comedians?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by anyonefortennis, Apr 8, 2011.


  1. anyonefortennis

    anyonefortennis Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Lincoln, NE
    My personal favs are Carlin, Eddie Izzard, Demitri Martin, and Ricky Gervais.
     
  2. Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, Sinbad
     
  3. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Mitch Hedberg, Dave Attel, Demitri Martin, Louis CK, and on and on and on!
     
  4. Dave Attel KILLS me.
     
  5. Emo Philips, Jonathan Winters, Don Rickles, Gilbert Gottfried
     
  6. Billy Connolly (probably the funniest man in the world)
    Eddie Izzard
    Bill Bailey
    Dylan Moran
    Frankie Boyle
    Louis CK
    Dara O Briain
    Jo Brand
    Bill Hicks (back in the day)
     
  7. Richard Pryor (The master and a true trailblazer --without him, there's no Murphy, Rock, Lawrence, Wayans, etc. etc. And even afer all these years, his stuff is still hilarious.)
    Chris Rock (One of the most intelligent comics working)
    Jeff Foxworthy (Redneck, my foot -- this is a funny, funny dude.)
    Alonzo Bodden (New on the scene but very funny)
    Robin Harris (RIP. He left us too early)
     
  8. skwee

    skwee

    Apr 2, 2010
    Minneapolis
    carlin, smothers brothers, lewis black, kinison
     
  9. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    :atoz:

    There are a lot of RIPs. Another two great comedians who recently left us:

    Greg Giraldo

    Bob Schimmel
     
  10. George Carlin, Mitch Hedberg, Richard Pryor. Ellen, I thought, was quite funny way back too.
     
  11. ElMon

    ElMon Supporting Member

    May 30, 2004
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Hicks
    Carlin
    Doug Stanhope
    Louis Black
    Jim Norton
    Greg Giraldo
     
  12. Big_Daddy

    Big_Daddy

    Nov 24, 2010
    Central Alberta
    David Cross.
     
  13. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Brian Regan. Funny and no bleeps!
     
  14. Tim Vine, Hovis Presley, and I can't decide whether I love or hate Jack Whitehall.
     
  15. ugly_bassplayer

    ugly_bassplayer

    Jan 21, 2009
    Québec
    Pryor, a true pioneer.
     
  16. Deluge Of Sound

    Deluge Of Sound Inactive

    Nov 8, 2007
    Maine/Vermont
    +1 to:
    Carlin
    Hicks
    Billy Connolly
    Chappelle
    Pryor
     
  17. Darth Handsome

    Darth Handsome Inactive

    Oct 1, 2010
    Winnipeg
    Hickory dickory dock....

    just kidding. hicks, carlin, chappelle
     
  18. TOOL460002

    TOOL460002

    Nov 4, 2004
    Santa Cruz
    ive definitely posted this in a couple of identical threads, but here 'tis: hicks, hedberg, and rogan. im seeing posehn for like the 5th or 6th time tomorrow, and joe rogan in about a month, both at cobbs in sf.
     
  19. Clark Dark

    Clark Dark

    Mar 3, 2005
    earth
    Rudy Ray Moore
    Blow Fly
    Redd Foxx
    George Wallace
    Arnez J
    Lenny Bruce
    Dice
     
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