Who's your favorite stand-up comedian?

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  1. MissJamieD profile image59
    MissJamieDposted 10 years ago

    I have so many that I recently wrote a hub about them but if I had to choose one...

    Nick Swardson.....boy from my home-state of Minnesota. One of the funniest dudes on earth:)

    1. Ivan Ivanov profile image60
      Ivan Ivanovposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I've watched a lot of Stand Ups ... from Dave Chappelle, through ventriloquists like Jeff Dunham and as famous as Chris Rock ..

      But still, up to this day, I believe the funniest comedian is Rowan Atkinson ... his stand-up may be years old, but is both funny and classy ... Most of today's stand up comedians tend to tell the story with a lot of f!@#-s, da!@-s, as@!! and so on ... A few vulgar words don't make you a true one man's show stand up, at least IMO


      1. Castlepaloma profile image77
        Castlepalomaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        That is a funny question.

      2. MissJamieD profile image59
        MissJamieDposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I agree many of them are too vulgar but I look past that and stick to the meat of the story. Some of them are too much, I will not watch them if every other word is the "f" word. Although some of Katt Williams' are like that, he's so funny I don't care.

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    Beth37posted 10 years ago
    1. MissJamieD profile image59
      MissJamieDposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Jim Gaffigan, one of my favorites. I wrote a hub recently about my favorite comedians. Stand-up comedy is one of my favorite things to watch. Laughing at reality, I enjoy that:)

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        Beth37posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Oh, Im gonna have to read that. I love to watch a great comedian too, although I guess its subjective.

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    Lewis Black, John Pinette, Rita Rudner


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    Motown2Chitownposted 10 years ago

    Chris Rock
    John Pinette
    Gabriel Isglesias

    And, Susan, Rita Rudner is an absolute comic gem!

  5. Samith Jhon profile image59
    Samith Jhonposted 10 years ago

    Dara O'Briain and Frankie Boyle are my favourite stand up comedians.

  6. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 10 years ago

    Mitch Hedberg:


    R.I.P., Mitch.

    Oh, I love Bill Engvall, too!

  7. innersmiff profile image68
    innersmiffposted 10 years ago

    Bill Hicks!

  8. Skylanders profile image60
    Skylandersposted 10 years ago

    I really love Peter Kay.  He is the funniest comedian in the uk, by far. I now live the States, and miss he good old fashioned Northern humour.
    If you've not heard if him, you should check him out on YouTube!

  9. Louise Lately profile image60
    Louise Latelyposted 10 years ago

    Robin Williams is hilarious!! - if you search YouTube for the sketch he did on the French, I can guarantee you will have serious trouble not laughing your head off!

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    Beth37posted 10 years ago
  11. MissJamieD profile image59
    MissJamieDposted 10 years ago

    You all have awesome taste. And there's many of these comedians that I have never heard of so I'm going to look into them so I have more material to watch:) Thanks for commenting!! Laugh on!

  12. MissJamieD profile image59
    MissJamieDposted 10 years ago

    I also saw a Justin McKinney over the weekend. Laughed my butt off. Well, of course that's not true or I'd be happier...lol

  13. adorablebaby profile image61
    adorablebabyposted 10 years ago

    gabriel iglesias for those who don't know who he is check him out 5 dollar says you'll laugh

    1. MissJamieD profile image59
      MissJamieDposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hot and Fluffy? I love Gabriel Iglesias, he's great!

  14. agvulpes profile image86
    agvulpesposted 10 years ago

    Anyone afraid of Dentists ? 
    You will be terrified after watching Bill Cosby's trip to the dentist
    or :
    if your a masochist you might actually laugh like I did smile

  15. healthyfitness profile image74
    healthyfitnessposted 10 years ago

    Dave Chappelle hands down, with Louis C.K being a close second.

    Nothing Dave says is ever not funny.

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      Beth37posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I saw louis ck live... he is funny, but I literally got so tired I could barely keep my eyes open from watching a grown man pretend masturbate for an hour and a half. Who knew?

    2. MissJamieD profile image59
      MissJamieDposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I saw Louis CK over the weekend, he's a bit controversial, but hilarious!! I also saw (I think it's Greg) Owen, I know the last name is right, I think it's Greg Owen. But he's a white southern boy and totally hilarious, haven't laughed that hard in awhile!

  16. kidnappedkids profile image88
    kidnappedkidsposted 10 years ago

    Steven Wright is always hilarious.  I love his monotone style.


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