Felt connected/something special happening.” Sooo.... “special” like “forging a bold new comic voice” special? Joe tells the bartender, I'll take a large beer. The bartender says, Do you want dry beer with no aftertaste, or brewed beer with aftertaste? Ah, give me the brewed. So the bartender gives it to him and he chugs it. I'll have a dry beer. The bartender goes to fix it. Could have been worse, he could have done his act.” You Tube star Jenna Marbles was slightly less charitable or pithy, saying, “Dane Cook took a shit on everyone. I remember hearing [about] someone named 'Dane Cook' in college on Napster. Then there was a backlash (there always is, it's inevitable), but it grew. Suddenly he was on SNL, he was the 'king' of My Space, [and] he was famous.Might as well have been literally.” And stand-up comic and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon writer Ali Waller provided a more specific appraisal, saying, “Glad Dane Cook stopped by the Improv tonight, otherwise I'd never hear the story about how he ‘chainsaw-fucked’ a ‘disgusting whore's cunt.’” (Aww, you missed that? It was more than I could believe, and it was due in part to him… Good Luck Chuck and Vicious Circle sealed his fate in contemporary culture.Over the years, many comedians have found themselves in trouble for jokes they have told, either with the public, the law, or both. Jeff Ross The “Roastmaster General” got in some hot water in March 2015 at the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.Even luminaries like George Carlin, Stephen Colbert and Joan Rivers have felt the sting of public backlash that can come with telling jokes onstage. Referencing a song by dais member Ludacris, Ross said, “‘Move, bitch, get out of the way!
But I still wanted to use it, so I crossed it out and wrote, "I rarely drive steamboats, Dad. Quit trying to act like I'm a steamboat operator." This letter took a really harsh turn right away. There's this scene where Martin Short, Steve Martin, and Chevy Chase are all on horses in the desert and they are all superthirsty and they all have canteens. And then he gets a thing of lip balm and just starts putting it on his lips, and to the other guys he's like, "Lip balm? There's one line where he's describing the way flight attendants look at you when they're closing the curtain to first class: "Well, maybe if you worked a little harder, I wouldn't have to do this." —Gabe Liedman It's from Anthony Jeselnik: When I finished high school, I wanted to take my graduation money and buy myself a motorcycle, but my mom said no.—Mike Birbiglia From Mario Joyner: By now, there should be a machine that you just back up for like a second— zap. There should be no embarrassing bending over at the doctor's office in this day and age. " —Whitney Cummings This is from underrepresented, underappreciated genius Brent Weinbach: I believe in the vagina like other people believe in God. —Moshe Kasher: Ever have a heavy-set aunt fall down the steps? It's scary, too, 'cause they be calling Jesus on the way down. See, she had a brother who died in a horrible motorcycle accident when he was eighteen. —Wyatt Cenac Wanda Sykes talked about Barack Obama in her . —Jessi Klein There's an old Jewish man walking on the beach—Al Frankentold me this around 1994—and he comes across a magic lantern. The genie says to the old Jewish man, "I will grant you anything you want." The old Jewish man pulls out a map of the Middle East and shows it to the genie and says, "I would like peace in the Middle East between Israelis and the Palestinians." The genie looks at the map and says, "I cannot do that. " And so the Jewish man says, "I would like my wife to blow me one more time." The genie says, "Let me see that map again." —Janeane Garofalo Peter Cook taught me to shut up. He just stopped and he stared at me and he was like, "Whoa." Then I was like, "Boy, whatchu lookin' at?CLICK HERE FOR OUTRAGEOUS DATING RUMORS THAT WERE TOTALLY FAKE! Just let Miley know that I'll pick her up for dinner at 8," he said. Since she's also made it pretty clear that she's enjoying her single status, we can probably look forward to more of her hanging and just being Miley.Last night, audiences at Los Angeles’ The Laugh Factory were treated to a surprise set from comedian Dane Cook—and by “treated to,” we mean “bombarded with,” and by “set,” we mean “the egotistical ramblings of a narcissist who has lost all touch with humility and quite possibly humanity.” At least, that’s the basic gist of several eyewitness accounts from some of the comedians who were there—some of whom, like Daniel Kinno, found themselves bumped so that Cook could take the stage for as long as he wanted while he worked out new material, a raw process of discovery that Kinno describes thusly: “Watched him spiral for 45 minutes before I left.The play had its London premiere in 2008 and was nominated for Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.The play involves a romantic relationship between a plus-size woman and a young professional man, whose friend denigrates the woman as being "fat".She gets very upset which gets Tom to admit that he is “sort of” seeing this new woman in his life.For our June/July issue, we assembled 22 of the smartest comic minds right now at comedy clubs and asked them to tell the greatest joke they know (including above, from left: Mike Birbiglia, Jessi Klein, Wyatt Cenac, Phoeboe Robinson, Hari Kondabolu, Janeane Garofalo, John Hodgman). It was his famous sketch with Dudley Moore, where Moore is a one- legged man, hopping manically, auditioning to be Tarzan. " Little boy was like, "I can't even fit all of you in my eyes." —Damon Wayans Jr.Yes, you missed that.) But no one offered a more detailed—or more scathing—review than comedian and actor T. Miller, who spent last night and much of this morning unspooling his assessment not only of Cook’s set, but his entire career and current state of mind. You've been doing standup for so many years and you still believe it’s okay to bomb and talk about your issues? And then last night, he got on stage and was vicious, misogynistic, cruel, and arrogant. He talked about finding some whore to fuck to take out his anger at his ex-girlfriend.Here it is, in chronological order: “Fucking Dane Cook is eating [shit] at the laugh factory. The hubris of this man unfortunately led to his fall, but I'm afraid he is a damaged man & well, that's about it. Watching him try and work through his own shit on stage when he is saying, ‘Go fuck a dirty whore. He talked about how girls would do anything for him ‘because I'm me.’ He got mad when people were texting. ‘Have some fucking respect.’ Here's an idea, Dane: have some fucking respect for the audience that gave you the chance to be what you dreamed of being, and don't be mad at them because you fucked it all up from hubris and thirst for fame. hosted “Saturday Night Live” and used his opening monologue to joke about child molestation, saying a pedophile lived in his neighborhood growing up. Amy Schumer The “Trainwreck” star was forced to issue an apology in April 2015 after someone unearthed a tweet she wrote in 2010 about dating Hispanic men. People on social media condemned the jokes, saying he crossed the line.A couple of weeks later, Carter, Tom’s best friend, starts to notice the signs of Tom having a new girlfriend.