A funny opening line I didn't expect to be funny

I sometimes forget that people read this site. My first words onstage at The Pit last night were: "So I was watching TV the other night." And people started laughing. Someone said, "Oh, I get it." Took me a second. And then I realized they were laughing because of the post on how I hate comics who talk about TV. But actually I was just trying to get into my bit about Chuck Norris facts. Weird split second though where I thought to myself, "But I haven't said anything funny yet!?"

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6 Comment(s)

Blogger Mo Diggs said...

It was also the delivery. The way you said "I was watching TV" sounded sarcastic.

3/11/09, 1:30 PM  
Blogger Aalap said...

Almost everything he says sounds sarcastic.

3/11/09, 1:50 PM  
Blogger Matt Ruby said...

"Almost everything he says sounds sarcastic." That's awesome.

3/11/09, 3:59 PM  
Blogger myq said...

Is it awesome?

Is it really awesome?

3/11/09, 6:58 PM  
Blogger RG Daniels said...

It's really awesome when he's sarcastic.

3/11/09, 7:49 PM  
Blogger Aalap said...

I'm only a level 3 Sarcaster so I'm not sure which of these later comments are genuine.
Where is my marlboro man?
where is his shing gun?
where have all the cowboys gone?

3/12/09, 12:17 AM