I complain about people who complain about stuff that we all already realize sucks

This slideshow from Newsweek features "a look at the world’s least funny comedians." Even includes Pauly Shore, Carrot Top, and Yakov Smirnoff. Thanks for the highly relevant newsflash, Newsweek! Ya really took those high-flyers down a peg.

At this point, I'd like to place an embargo on anyone who complains about something that we all already realize sucks. Wait, Nickelback isn't a good band? Ed Hardy t-shirts aren't cool? Sarah Palin isn't smart? Michael Bay makes bad movies!? The Grammys don't go to the most deserving artist!??? You might as well tell me that drowning is unpleasant and 2 + 2 = 4.

Let's put an end to the whole bitching about Dane Cook thing too. At this point, it's just a cliché that tells me a lot more about how you want to seem cool than about your taste in comedy.

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5 Comment(s)

Blogger Mo Diggs said...

Exception: you are responding to someone who LIKES those things (yes those people exist). But yeah, let's hunt bigger prey.

12/22/09, 2:08 PM  
Blogger myq said...

I hear Nickelback is winning a Grammy this year. And Michael Bay is making an awesome movie about it, while wearing an Ed Hardy t-shirt. And Sarah Palin totally understands it. Then he makes another movie, and two more, and that makes four.

Drowning.

12/22/09, 3:23 PM  
Blogger Abbi Crutchfield said...

Yakov Smirnoff? Didn't he quit comedy twenty years ago and launch Men's Warehouse?

I guarantee it.

12/22/09, 5:09 PM  
Blogger RG Daniels said...

You just used a whole paragraph to tell us you don't like hacks.

12/22/09, 5:41 PM  
Blogger Nellie Wight said...

I thought that the Larry The Cable Guy joke was funny, I like that he uses the term underbritches.
I've never seen him and may regret this shortly, but srsly folks - underbritches.
I guess once you've done stand-up for a while it gets harder to make fun of bad stand-ups who've worked successfully fulltime and comedy for and substantial period of time, because it's so difficult... you may not like their morals but you understand why people would be tempted to take shortcuts and that makes the comics who do work originally and successfuly for long periods of time such inspiring freaks.

12/26/09, 1:39 PM  


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