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Favorite Stand Up Comedian


#1

Looking to get some comedian CDs for a road trip. I dig Brian Regen and Marc Maron, other favorites?


#2

I'm a HUGE stand-up fan. Usually I download HBO or Comedy Central stand-ups on mp3 and burn them onto cd. Here are my favorites:

Chris Rock
Eddie Murphy
Dane Cook
Mitch Hedberg
Dane Cook
Pablo Fransisco
Brian Regan (who you already mentioned)
Richard Pryor
Rodney Dangerfield
Robin Williams
Eddie Izzard
Damon Wayans

Honestly I don't think I've ever laughed as hard as I did the first time I heard Eddie Murphy's "Delerious" HBO stand-up. It's pretty dated now, but I first heard it like 5 years ago and I couldn't stop laughing. I can only imagine how good it was live 20 years ago.


#3

Denis Leary

Or the guy he stole all his best jokes from... Bill Hicks.


#4

Kind of not what you asked, but for road trips, I like audiobooks.


#5

Mitch Hedberg and Nick Swardson are my two favorites.


#6

dane cook
dennis leary
jim gaffigan

nick swardson is fucking hilarious on reno 911!

"we started a gang,.. called the grape slushies... i dunno were getting pretty big.."


#7

Billy Connolly

The blue collar comedy tour is pretty good

and some indian guy I can't remember his name, funny shit though.


#8

Russell Peters.


#9

Louis CK
Seinfeld
Richard Pryor
Cosby (I think I damaged some of my internal organs laughing the first time I heard "Why Is There Air")
Mitch Hedberg


#10

He's not a comedian but I like all Henry Rollins spoken word CDs. Good stuff.


#11

`I caught his special "Beyong the Pale" on comedy central last night. My wife and I were laughing so hard tears were running down our faces and we woke the kids.

His bit on Jesus was awesome. I am going to hell for sure.


#12

Dennis Leary-No cure for cancer


#13

This might not be cutting edge, but I have never laughed as hard in my life, and I laugh a lot, as when I saw Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up live... he's the best comedian in history IMO


#14

Pablo Francisco
Brian Regan (again)
Frank Caliendo
Damon Wayans HBO special
Eddie Griffin's Voodoo Child
bobby Collins (back in the day)


#15

I can't believe no one mentioned George Carlin! The greatest EVER!!!


#16

How come no one has given love for George Carlin yet? His shit cracks me up, stand-up, or written word. So that's my two-cents.

Carlin
Dane Cook
Jim Breuer (Heavy Metal Comedy)

Oh and definitely Doug Stanhope, if you're into that immature, gross out comedy.


#17

Carlos Mencia


#18

lisa lampenelli (sp?)


#19

I've been told there are a couple of comedians on this forum....


#20

How bout Louis Black an Larry the cable guy