Comedy recommendations


#1

i was searching for some comedy recommendations but couldn’t find anything here on lines… maybe they’re buried somewhere in other threads…
please recommend your best comedians / comedy shows / etc here :slight_smile: <-- i’m already laughing in anticipation, you see


#2

Currently i am watching the following:

  • Monty python
  • Portlandia
  • Tim & Eric
  • Key & Peele
  • Gato Fedorento (PT, not shure if a version with subtitles is available)
  • Robot Chicken

#3

Andy Kaufman!

This appearance on Letterman with his parents is really sweet:

Uncle Andy’s funhouse is wonderful, there are some bits and bobs from it on youtube:

And of course the special:


#4

stand-up specials:

  • Tig Notaro: Live
  • Neal Brennan: 3 Mikes
  • Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic
  • Eddie Izzard: Glorious

People and their whole body of work:

  • Patrice O’Neal
  • Bill Burr

TV shows:

  • Lady Dynamite (Maria Bamford)
  • Tim and Eric - there’s nothing else like it…except for maybe their other show
  • Tom Goes to the Mayor, but it’s not quite the same. Both are exceptional.

#5

Generally disinterested in standup, but Daniel Sloss’ “Dark” was :ok_hand:t3:


#6

Father Ted is the greatest comedy show of all time for me.


#7

100x this. One of my favorite shows ever.


#8

The Informant! is streaming on Netflix (US) at the moment. It’s got some beautifully stupid, internal monologging going on (Matt Damon’s character)


#9

Nanette - Hannah Gadsby.

Hands down one of the best stand up sets I have ever seen. Incredibly moving, thought provoking and powerful.


#10

“Every time you point it looks like a penis” :rofl:


#11

Two of my favourites:

  • Arrested Development
  • The Thick Of It

#12

Pretty much any of Eddie Izzard’s stand-up.

The IT Crowd.


#13

Stand-up: huge fan of Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Bill Hicks, I also dig Steven Wright and Mitch Hedberg. After watching the Garry Shandling documentary, I feel like I should revisit his work.

Sitcoms: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Underrated British comedy: Toast of London, Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place


#14

Oh, i forgot the IT crowd and Dark Place


#15

[quote="sellanraa, post:13, topic:16724]Gareth Marenghi’s Dark Place
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Darkplace is great indeed. And fun fact of the day : Josh from Malekko created a company a few years ago that manufactures modules for a number of modular synths companies and named it Darkplace Manufacturing because of that series :smile:.


#16

That catchphase and “we can pickle that” were spot on


#17

Agreed on Patrice, Burr, and Chappelle. Doug Stanhope is another favorite that’s a little more outside of the mainstream than a lot of these recommendations.


#18

Also Joe Rogan’s “Strange Times” was surprisingly strong from start to finish.


#19

Never wanted to dirty the podcast thread with a Cumtown recommendation, but it’s the funniest, so there you go.


#20

I also rarely see “black books” mentionned anywhere but I remember finding it hilarious at the time.