It’s a great special; old-school vulgar, consistently funny, and flush with the pathos that elevates good stand-up to great. But I’m worried that, largely because of Burr, no one is going to talk about it.
Ansari, no longer sourcing from the life experiences of a single 20-something who likes food and soft sheets, evoked mid-life concerns relatable to so many.
Who needs laughter when you can use your broadcast time to lazily slam the president or talk about a rape and be hailed as a hero?
The comedian took to his Instagram story to lament the state of stand-up comedy post-2016.
Donald Trump’s fans like him for a lot of the same reasons that guys a generation ago liked comedian Andrew Dice Clay: they hate political correctness.
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