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Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:01 am

Dying. This is the funniest goddamn thing.
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Post by powerlifter54 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:06 am

A very funny dude.
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by Turdacious » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:57 am

Strange structure-- usually these specials have the best stuff up front. This one has 20 minutes of good stuff (good but seen it before from Burr), then 40 minutes of murder. Excellent.
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:23 pm

I think people would be going easier on Chappelle if this had come out first.
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by DrDonkeyLove... » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:05 am

Grandpa's Spells wrote:
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I think people would be going easier on Chappelle if this had come out first.
Absolutely.
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by JimZipCode » Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:10 pm

Grandpa's Spells wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:01 am
Dying. This is the funniest goddamn thing.
Burr's peak is still I'm Sorry You Feel That Way (2014). That thing still kills: every moment is gold, pretty much all the way thru.

This one's pretty good. Might be the best I've seen from him since then.


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Strange structure-- usually these specials have the best stuff up front.
Is that true?

When I watched that "Talking Funny" special with Louis CK, Seinfeld & Chris Rock (years ago), they were talking about ending up with their best stuff. Using the bits that absolutely slay as the last 5-10 mins. Big finish.

The openers from these specials usually seem to be the most jolting or "shocking" stuff. If you've got the N-word or some "motherfuckers" or scat stuff, open with it to shake the audience up a little. Warm things up and get people to relax, loosen up. (That's not something they said in "Talking Funny", just an observation.)
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by Turdacious » Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:54 am

JimZipCode wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:10 pm
Turdacious wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:57 am
Strange structure-- usually these specials have the best stuff up front.
Is that true?

When I watched that "Talking Funny" special with Louis CK, Seinfeld & Chris Rock (years ago), they were talking about ending up with their best stuff. Using the bits that absolutely slay as the last 5-10 mins. Big finish.

The openers from these specials usually seem to be the most jolting or "shocking" stuff. If you've got the N-word or some "motherfuckers" or scat stuff, open with it to shake the audience up a little. Warm things up and get people to relax, loosen up. (That's not something they said in "Talking Funny", just an observation.)
I heard on a video or podcast somewhere, I think it was Bert Kreischer, that the average person only watches a comedy special on Netflix for 20 minutes. His response was to stack his best stuff in the first 20 minutes in his special. Maybe the rules are different for guys at the level of CK, Gervais, Seinfeld, Rock, and Burr.

Speaking of CK, I'm surprised he's never gotten in trouble for this:
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by JimZipCode » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:55 am

Turdacious wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:54 am
I heard on a video or podcast somewhere, I think it was Bert Kreischer, that the average person only watches a comedy special on Netflix for 20 minutes.
Oh – I think they were talking about what they do IN THE ROOM when they do a show. Where honestly the people are pretty much stuck in their seats for the duration. End on a high note, I guess.

May be a different calculation when they cut it together to release a special.


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Speaking of CK, I'm surprised he's never gotten in trouble for this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCHGr4JoEZE
Ah, the good ol' days.

Patrice's presence (and joining in) probly innoculates CK a little bit, here.
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by JimZipCode » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:59 am

By the way, the redheaded chick who offended everyone at the Correspondents Dinner? Grating voice? I forget her name, but she used to be a write for Seth Meyers' show. Anyway, I watched her special on Netflix sometime in the past year. "Nice Lady" or "Nice Girl", something like that. Enjoyed it.

My wife's been watching some John Mulaney shows recently. He's pretty funny. Got a weird delivery, took me some getting used to, but pretty funny.
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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by SubClaw » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:01 am

George Carlin >>>>>>>>>> everyone else.

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Re: Bill Burr: Paper Tiger

Post by Mickey O'neil » Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:06 pm

SubClaw wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:01 am
George Carlin >>>>>>>>>> everyone else.

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