September 10, 2012 · comedy stand up

Stand-up comedy

“An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You would never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience." - Mitch Hedberg

One of my first introductions to stand-up comedy was Stand-Up Spotlight on VH-1. It was hosted by Rosie O'Donnell and had 3-4 comedians with a short set of material. You can catch some of the short clips on YouTube (check out Bill Engvall). Stand up comedy has had a rebirth recently with uncensored comedy on SiriusXM. Being able to hear original bits from Carlin to Giraldo has helped some comedians gain more notoriety. Here are some of my favorites:

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