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Your favorite comedians?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by MAJOR METAL, Dec 6, 2013.


    MAJOR METAL HARVESTER OF SORROW Staff Member Supporting Member

    So guys, which comedians keep you in stitches? Some of my favorites are:

    George Carlin
    Bill Maher
    Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean)
    Dave Chappelle
  2. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    Mitch Hedberg
  3. PAC

    PAC Banned

    Nov 22, 2013
    Well, lets see. Is it cool to name TB members?

  4. Right now, it's Louie C.K.
  5. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    I'm a huge fan of stand-up. Some of my favorite "newer" comics are Al Madrigal, John Mulaney, and Hannibal Burress.
  6. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Louie CK
    George Carlin
    Bill Burr

    He's not technically a comedian, but I think Anthony Cumia is one of the funniest people on the planet.
  7. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    That'd be my second choice.
  8. lowendmafia

    lowendmafia Blue Jays! Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2007
    Phoenix, Arizona
    Put me on team Louie... and I know he doesn't really do standup, but Adam Carolla kills me.
  9. On my iPhone: Shanhope, Bill Burr, Patrice O'Neal, Louie, Joey Diaz, Greg Geraldo, Dave Attel, Jim Bruer, Amy Schummer, Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Cosby, David Cross, Bob Marley (the comedian from Maine), Ron White...
  10. Kyle Kinane:

  11. bass_case

    bass_case Maintain low tones. Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2013
    Miami, FL
    I really miss Mitch Hedberg's surrealistic weirdness.
  12. Milk


    Sep 16, 2013
    Montreal, Canada
    not many nowadays.

    Ricky Gervais. I love that he's a dick to everyone.

    Does Stephen Colbert count? he doesn't do standup or anything but he's very much a comedian and yeah he has a writing team but he's actually awesome at improvising too (like in interviews)

    Young Eddie Murphy was great. I'm talking 80's.

    Monty Python.

    Jack Handy (his deep thoughts. Very jealous of those)

    Demetri Martin. At least back a few years ago when he started. Haven't checked his stuff in a while
  13. Uncle K

    Uncle K The bass player doesn't get a sandwich Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
  14. macrocheesium


    Sep 12, 2012
    Mitch Hedberg and Brian Regan for me.
  15. Gorn

    Gorn Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    I'm surprised no one's mentioned Richard Pryor.

    I'm only surprised because for some reason lots of people consider him the greatest comedian ever and I've never felt that way at all.

    I've seen lots of his stuff with and the most he's ever gotten out of me was a chuckle.

    I did enjoy most of his 80's movies with Gene Wilder but only because they just happened to be funny movies.

    His stand up never did it for me.
  16. Gary owen. Makes me laugh. And ron white too
  17. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    Eddie Izzard
    Sean Lock
    Mickey Flanagan
    Denis Leary
    Bill Hicks
    Tommy Cooper
    (Early) Reeves and Mortimer
    Rik Mayall / Ade Edmonson
    Dara O'Briain
    Stewart Francis
    George Carlin

    That's just off the top of my head.

    I'll bet there are very few women get a mention. Just sayin'....:)

    ...though I do like Sarah Silverman.
  18. buzzbass

    buzzbass Shoo Shoo Retarded Flu ! Supporting Member

    Apr 23, 2003
    Ron White
    Sam Kinison
    Jim Florentine
  19. Batman!


    Oct 29, 2004
    Emo Phillips
  20. Bass_Thumper


    Oct 20, 2009
    Madison, MS
    Louis CK for me these days and I dig Sarah Silverman. How about her joke about what do you call a person that calls themselves a diva but is not a musician? Can't complete the joke here but it had me rolling on the floor.