Comedy thread [what's makin' you laugh]

Started by Captain Awesome AKA Papa, Feb 21, 2021, in Entertainment Add to Reading List

  1. Donkey Kong Country
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    Donkey Kong Country they can't understand me, i'm talkin hieroglyphics

    Feb 23, 2021
    Very well put. The swaths of people who don't understand satire and try to cancel people like Chappelle are terrible for comedy, but I'd also rather b--- my head on a desk for an hour than watch a special from the last decade called something like this:
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    That's why I love the patreon model for podcasts.
     
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  2. Lot Now Available
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    Lot Now Available Formerly Pizza Hut

    Feb 23, 2021
    If you want Joe Rogan to make you laugh, watch early Fear Factor. Kills me whenever he talks s--- to the contestants (i.e. “listen to this r-----, don’t listen to him”)
     
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  3. Carnifex
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    Feb 23, 2021
    There was a point in time when I really thought Kevin hart was funny at this point I put on his new s--- just to cringe. Am I the only one who puts on specials just to see an hour of pure misses? I love seeing a new Katt Williams or mike eps special on Netflix lol.
     
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    Donkey Kong Country they can't understand me, i'm talkin hieroglyphics

    Feb 23, 2021
    I think Kevin Hart is a decent comedic actor (I liked him in the surprisingly decent Jumanji remake for example) but his own material sucks
     
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    Donkey Kong Country they can't understand me, i'm talkin hieroglyphics

    Feb 23, 2021
    Made a new mention group @ComedySXN you can join here.
     
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  6. Worm
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    Feb 23, 2021
    I don't care what anyone says, Kevin Harts first few specials were fire. At this point he's just pumping out trash for money so can't fault the man and he's become Dane Cookish.

    My buddy made me watch Kat Williams newer stand up in 2018 "Great America" Now at this point it was after all of the crazy s--- he was doing and saying and I thought it was going to be straight trash..that was the best stand-up special I remember seeing that year. Way better than Chris Rock's "Tamborine"

    Mike Epps has never been a good comedian lol. He's funny as h--- as an actor and I'm sure as a person, but stand-up was never where he shined
     
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  7. Captain Awesome AKA Papa
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    Captain Awesome AKA Papa JMG owes me a DM

    Feb 23, 2021
    wild how much that one flopped kinda? him and chappelle both in a weird space with their middle aged specials imo...... hit and misses galore



    dunno , i feel like alot of these guys played way better in their prime in front of black audiences. he crossed over mainstream but not the same if that makes sense
     
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  8. Carnifex
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    Feb 23, 2021
    Kevin's first few were amazing but I feel like he has run his gimmick into the ground at this point even his characters in movies are the same as his stand up
     
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    Feb 23, 2021
    Agreed about rocks and chapelles newer specials being hit or miss IMO they've all been forgetable sadly. Everyone seems pumped at the idea of new chapelle seasons besides me.
     
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  10. Chad Warden
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    Chad Warden As Ballin As Possible

    Feb 23, 2021
    No podcast or full specials. Road Work was great but very short. When Insomniac was winding down, it was pretty apparent that everyone he bumped into knew him from the show. It's like at the peak of his fame he got sick of it. Heard he had some health issues and doesn't even drink anymore, so maybe that could be it.
     
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  11. Worm
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    Feb 23, 2021
    Yeah to me it's similar to music. The guys we grew up listening to aren't the same as they were. The same happens with comedy. Once you make it big there's only so much material you can reach for that's original. The thing I really feel bad for comedians is that when they have a perfect joke that kills, once they use it, they can never do it again. But a musician can make one great/catchy song and play that for the next 50 years and people still go crazy for it

    Ok yeah saying he wasn't good was harsh. He was good/average but when we're talking about our favorite clips and comedians in here I would never think to mention Mike Epps
     
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  12. Worm
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    I said the same about a new Chappelle Show in that thread. I'll obviously still watch it and I think it will still have some good skits if they do make it, but there's no way it will compare to the original
     
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    Plus what's the point without Charlie Murphy?
     
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    Feb 23, 2021
    Shows like South Park and chappelles show are nice in theory and would seem as if it would have so much to work with with how everything is now but always seem to fall flat
     
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    Very true statement
     
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    Yo I've been watching search party as well I just finished the first season!
     
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    As soon as I watched this dudes netflix special I knew he would be an immediate favorite lmao
     
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    His first few specials were really good and he was great as a roaster. The last special he had wasn't as good. I think his schtick is getting a little old....
    this roast was great
     
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    I can definitely see the long story into expectation diversion getting old for me in the future but I'm not looking for everything the guy does so I feel like whenever a new special of his comes out it'll probably be far enough removed for me to continue to enjoy it but I guess time will tell!
     
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    I've also been rewatching parks and rec, community, and arrested development I also have the intent to rewatch the first two seasons of barry before the third season comes out EVERYBODY WATCH BARRY ITS f---ing GREAT
     
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