How to Move to America and Win Over Americans:
Wander through an L.A. neighborhood with a CBS camera crew in tow, knock on doors until you find a willing participant, and then film your entire show from … Tommy’s house. Jeff Goldblum and Beck show up, and then you all play hide-and-seek in the messy house. Oh, and also bring along a big snake.
How to Move to America and Immediately Piss Off Two-Thirds of Your Audience:
Like most people, I hadn’t heard of Trevor Noah (below) when Comedy Central tagged him to host The Daily Show. So I watched his stand-up routine on Netflix. The guy is whip-smart and provocative. That’s a good thing. He’s also a professional comic who doesn’t know how to use Twitter. That’s a bad thing.
As for Noah’s fellow comics who leaped to his defense when all hell broke loose over his tweets (above), including Patton Oswalt and Jim Norton … they can dish it, but apparently they can’t take it. Aren’t stand-up comedians supposed to have thick skin?
From The Huffington Post:
Oh yeah, if that doesn’t get her to change her mind, nothing will.
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