We discuss the most accurate and hilarious movie about stand-up ever made, The Comedian. Meanwhile Dan starts off the show by being gross, Stuart reveals his favorite kind of turtle, and Elliott tells us about a few nursery rhyme comedians. Apologies for the continued low Stuart audio. We’re trying to get to the bottom of it.
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Wikipedia synopsis for A The Comedian
Movies recommended in this episode:
We Are Still Here
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
The Muppet Movie
LIVE SHOW ALERT! We’ll be at the Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn, riffing over Nic Cage’s Stolen on June 22 at 7:30 pm.
Also, we’ll be at the PHILLY PODCAST FESTIVAL on July 16th at 8:30 pm!
In early episodes of Married With Children, the show received complaints because Kelly owned her own sexuality, so they dumbed her down for future seasons.
Here’s a low-bitrate version for anyone who might need it – https://archive.org/details/TheFlopHouseEpisode233TheComedian
Thanks for the low-bitrate version from my generic fruit-based device
A mitzvah, a mensch, a nice bloke.
So, as part of Cagemas Creep, might I suggest August Disgust: where only the most disgusting flops are discussed.
The stand-up bits in Sleepwalk With Me work well. Also, surprised no one mentioned (or recommended) The King of Comedy; DeNiro is great as Rupert Pupkin!
The part about old Travis Bickle was awkward given the events of the day.
hey, googled “jazzbo”
noun: jazzbo; plural noun: jazzbos
a jazz musician or jazz enthusiast.
a person, especially a black man.