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Old 09-10-2015, 08:42 AM
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Bob Marley
Ron White
Jim Gaffigan
Jerry Seinfeld
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All of the mentioned comedians were and are great with the exception of ADC and Seinfeld (I loved his show but never really cared for his stand up)IMHO.

Robin Williams was pure genius, what he could do off the top of his head was off the wall.
Jonathan Winters was also great.
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Bill Burr is a good one.

Hop on youtube and check out Gold Digging Whores.
Love Bill Burr, this guy always has me in tears
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Dice
J B Smoove
John Valby
Rock
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Originally Posted by casco_schooner View Post
Steven Wright add to my list as #1
I forgot him
Add to my list too. very funny, unique stuff, very funny guy.
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All the good ones are dead.
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Friend of mine, The Amazing Jonathan. Check him out.
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George Carlin
Robin Williams
Steve Martin
Dennis Miller
Larry Miller
Richard Pryor
Eddie Murphy


I'm sure that's not a complete list but that's the top of my list.
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Originally Posted by Coverguy View Post
Friend of mine, The Amazing Jonathan. Check him out.
He was GREAT, how is he doing? I read about his retirement and heart problems a while ago
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Saw Jim Gaffigan a couple times.

Funny comedian, but his tv show makes me want to beat him with an axe handle.
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How about Buddy Hackett, and Joan Rivers ? Don't forget Johnny Carson and Foster Brooks (Drunk comedian on Dean Martin roasts)
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Originally Posted by Eastport205 View Post
He was GREAT, how is he doing? I read about his retirement and heart problems a while ago
Yeah, diabetes too. Met him in 1992 when he did 2 weeks at Catch A Rising Star at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. I was restaurant manager at the time and shared office with the ticket box office. Good guy, we kept in touch over the years. Off stage he is very quiet and generous.
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Robbin Williams.
Gallagher
Richard Pryor
Jonathan Winters
Eddie Murphy
Groucho Marx
Joan Rivers
Phyllis Diller
Don Rickles
Eddie Izard
Red Fox
Bob Hope
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What about Chelsea Handler, Lisa Lampanelli, Amy Schumer just to add some mix to the lists.
And lets not forget Bill Cosby, he had some great standup acts. (yes, I know, he isn't politically correct now) but he was funny.
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I actually went to my first stand up show this past weekend. We saw Carlos Mencia. I thought he was hysterical and very intelligent. He really tailored his show to the audience. I have not really paid attention to stand up in the past but I laughed non stop his entire set. I absolutely will have to start going to more shows.
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Dice!
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Lots of great ones already mentioned. One that hasn't is John Caparulo. Very funny guy. Here's a snippet:

https://youtu.be/y71RatJimV8
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Not saying he was the greatest, but I did think he was funny when I was a kid, but anyway, anyone remember Pat Paulson?
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Originally Posted by buckshotgumbo View Post
Saw Jim Gaffigan a couple times.

Funny comedian, but his tv show makes me want to beat him with an axe handle.
He did the best ever super bowl commercial imo. The comb over beard.
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John Pinnette
Patrice O'neal
John Candy
John Belushi
Mitch Hedburg


All dead, all funny.

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