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DanaB

climber
Philadelphia
Jan 10, 2011 - 08:39pm PT
He's retired, but it was George W.
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
sorry, just posting out loud.
Jan 10, 2011 - 08:44pm PT
Anders


Oh, wait you said Comedian, not Canadian.


:)
locker

Social climber
Jan 10, 2011 - 08:46pm PT


This fuker TOO, was one hell of a FUNNY dude...

...

Ed Bannister

Mountain climber
Riverside, CA
Jan 10, 2011 - 08:46pm PT
Steve Martin overall

but,

George Carlin's "Modern Man" is way up there...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkCR-w3AYOE
Hankster

Social climber
Texas/Boulder
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 10, 2011 - 08:50pm PT
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Yay, Tami got it. Bill Hicks is a close second for me. Totally different dude.

Caylor
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Vancouver Canada
Jan 10, 2011 - 09:06pm PT
No one could match his astute, urbane subtlties...


"My wife cut me back to sex only once a month. I shouldn't complain, she cut everyone else off for good !

Thanks for always cracking me up, Rodney Dangerfield.
mark miller

Social climber
Reno
Jan 10, 2011 - 10:23pm PT
Sam Kinneson was funnier then sh#t...Seen many of the other greats(12 or more including anyboby except Lenny that you can name, Cosby, Prior, George, et al. I live in Reno for christ's sake), but Sam had something new and irrelevant going on. It used to be a 2 drink minimum to see a headliner at Harrah's....Bill is coming back and he is Pissed.....
rottingjohnny

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Jan 10, 2011 - 10:23pm PT
Rodney's wifes' cooking was so bad that the flies chipped in and bought a screen door...Instead of come and get it , it was try and eat it...Dangerfield had a great line about his surgeon operating on Rodney just before Dangerfield died....Can't remember it but the man was funny right to the end..
mark miller

Social climber
Reno
Jan 10, 2011 - 10:34pm PT
Andy K. was brilliant but many performances were beyond the audiences comprehension....and lost on small minded individuals expecting him to do the "Norm", of which he only did once and quickly moved forward to stuff beyond that.
As a comedian he had small appeal but as a satirical commentator on the world at large we our still learning from him.
JOEY.F

Social climber
sebastopol
Jan 10, 2011 - 10:51pm PT
RJ,
Rodney's wifes' cooking was so bad that the flies chipped in and bought a screen door...
LOL...What a scream, and clean too.
Liking Lisa Lampinelli lately, not clean.
Walleye

climber
The Hot Kiss on the end of a Wet Fist
Jan 10, 2011 - 10:59pm PT
"Yeah I know Jesus. I remember when the boy got killed. That's for real man. It was on a Friday down at the railroad depot. I tried to warn the nigger. I said: boy don't ya go down there f*#kin with them Jews without no money!"
Kalimon

Trad climber
Ridgway, CO
Jan 10, 2011 - 11:05pm PT
Chris Rock
BuddhaStalin

climber
Truckee, CA
Jan 10, 2011 - 11:09pm PT
Extra credit for comedians who can be hilariously funny and 'clean'. I love dirty jokes and blue stuff, but its 'easier'
Jeremy Ross

Gym climber
North Fork, CA
Jan 10, 2011 - 11:16pm PT
Bill Hicks!!!! One of the greatest!


-JR
deepnet

Boulder climber
CA
Jan 10, 2011 - 11:19pm PT
The stuff Bill Cosby did in the 60's was hard to beat.
Willoughby

Social climber
Truckee, CA
Jan 10, 2011 - 11:32pm PT
These days, I gotta go with Jim Jeffries:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZJ-_OTvsqo
Jingy

climber
Somewhere out there
Jan 10, 2011 - 11:41pm PT
George Carlin - Just for the sheer volume of material he left us with over the last 40 years

Lenny Bruce - For his pointing out the absurdity of our obscenity laws



Any comedian who has point out that we, as a People/Nation are full of sh#t... THen they should be on the list too.


All others... Don't hold a candle to these guys
HighDesertDJ

Trad climber
Swimming in LEB tears.
Jan 10, 2011 - 11:53pm PT
Louis CK is just funny as hell


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcnXpOygKGI
GDavis

Social climber
SOL CAL
Jan 11, 2011 - 12:03am PT
2nd for Kinneson. All the best comics it seemed came out of Boston. Was a trial by fire if you will.


Of course its sort of a silly debate, because it depends on what style of humor you have. I really don't find certain comedians funny, while others that are largely regarded as not being all that great I eat up because they resonate with my line of thinking (which is a f*#ked up one).

For that reason, Joe Rogan and Stephen Lynch always make me laugh. Maybe because it feels like someone else shares my phukked up sense of humor.


warning - obscene and funny to other 12 year olds.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsuQ_kHtSgU
The Warbler

climber
the edge of America
Jan 11, 2011 - 12:15am PT
Dana Carvey

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHk7c5aUXVs

Eddie Murphy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2EIra4SYoE


Pretty damn funny
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