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Ian Dunn
610634.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:48 am Reply with quote

Perhaps the worst ever opening to a comedy show was made by the ever controversal Jerry Sadowitz, who once opened a show at Montreal Comedy Festival with the line "Hello moosef***ers!" followed by "I tell you why I hate Canada, half of you speak French, and the other half let them". At which point a member of audience went onto the stage and knocked him unconscious.

 
themoog
610646.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:13 am Reply with quote

Well that made me laugh!

 
Efros
610653.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:28 am Reply with quote

Typical Sadowitz, he got a similar reception at the Queen Margaret Union in Glasgow.

Pretty good bio of Gerry.

 
Ian Dunn
610699.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:17 am Reply with quote

Efros wrote:
Typical Sadowitz, he got a similar reception at the Queen Margaret Union in Glasgow.

Pretty good bio of Gerry.


That appears to be an almost direct copy of this Wikipedia article.

Also, for those interested, Sadowitz's new 2010 tour is called "I'd Happily Punch Frankie Boyle in the Face".

 
Efros
610702.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:22 am Reply with quote

Is it or is the Wikipedia a direct copy of it?

I have a copy of the Total Abuse Show which I will probably watch when I get home today.

 
samivel
610766.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:37 am Reply with quote

Quote:
"I'd Happily Punch Frankie Boyle in the Face"


Join the queue, mate.

 
exnihilo
610790.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 8:23 am Reply with quote

In September of 1996 Craig Charles opened his routine at my (Scottish) university's union by running onto the stage and firing a pair of cap guns into the audience. It did not go down well.

 
Davini994
610834.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:58 am Reply with quote

I went to a show of his in the same year and he did the same thing. It went down quite well!

 
exnihilo
610910.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:17 pm Reply with quote

Was yours mere months, and mere miles, from Dunblane?

 
Davini994
610953.  Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:25 pm Reply with quote

No.

Good point, well made.

 
Ian Dunn
611142.  Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:27 am Reply with quote

There has been some sad news relating to something that is quite interesting. Comedy writer Laurie Rowley has died aged 68. The quite interesting thing about him is that he wrote the "Darts" sketch for Not the Nine O'Clock News which resulted in drinking being banned from the game.

Chortle coverage
Guardian Obituary

 

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