Tag - stand-up

Eddie Izzard: First Letterman Appearance

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: The...

Each Monday we like to give you something–whether it’s to excite the brain or numb it…really, it depends on the week. This week we have the American television debut of Eddie Izzard. This is taken from October 1997 while he...

Demetri Martin. Person. (2007) – DVD...

Film: DVD: Written by: Demetri Martin Directed by: Jay KarasStarring: Demetri Martin Features: Commentary Deleted Scenes Comedy Central Presents… Demetri Martin Tiny Poster Extra Footage Released by: Paramount Home Video / Comedy...

Steven Wright

Steven Wright on The Tonight Show:...

Steven Wright. I’ve praised him up and down before. For some reason, his stuff never gets old with me. Even here, where we see his first appearance on national television, the stuff is still funny. Some more of his stuff, with only the...

Rowan Atkinson: Well Done Everybody on That...

Great one-man bit taken from Rowan Atkinson Live, apparently a performance from 1991. From what I can tell, though, the VHS copy that was available in the States didn’t even have this bit. The UK version did. And I found an Australian...

Dylan Moran

Dylan Moran: Justify His Childhood

Another bit from Moran’s classic stand-up, Monster. If only you could buy it on DVD here on this side of the pond. It’s all an Illuminati plot, I’m sure. Still, you can get the CD used. So that’s something. Update:...

Bill Bailey, working a jacket

Bill Bailey, Chaucer, and the Devil’s...

Here’s a lovely bit of everyone’s favorite, Bill Bailey, doing a bit known as the pubbe gagge. After the break, there’s a bonus bit in which he freaks Jonathan Ross out with a theremin. Lovely. That’s been removed and...