Oneliner Comedians – with Andrew Paskin

On this podcast we are joined by friend of the show, Andrew Paskin. Andrew is a big fan of one liner comedians and their art.

We discuss some of the great and not so well known oneliner comedians:

  • Rodney Dangerfield
  • Phylis Diller
  • Jimmy Carr
  • Dennis Miller
  • Mitch Hedberg
  • Steven Wright
  • Demetri Martin

Here is a list lift from wikipedia if you are of the reading variety:

  • “I realised I was dyslexic when I went to a toga party dressed as a goat.” (Jimmy Carr)
  • “A baby seal walks into a club.”
  • “A dyslexic man walks into a bra.”
  • “There are three types of people, those who can count and those who can’t.”
  • “The flat-earth society has members all around the globe.”
  • “Jokes about communism have no class.”
  • “An escalator cannot break, it can only become stairs.” (Mitch Hedberg)
  • “If airline seat cushions are such great flotation devices, why don’t you ever see anyone take one to the beach?” (Jerry Seinfeld)
  • “What Iran needs now is a more modern leader—a mullah lite.” (Shappi Khorsandi)
  • “I have nothing to declare except my genius.” (Oscar Wilde, upon arriving at US customs, 1882)[2]
  • “Take my wife … please.” (Henny Youngman)
  • “They hired a 3-piece band that was so lousy, every time the waiter dropped a tray, we all got up and danced!” (Les Dawson)
  • “What a magnificent show this is going to be when it starts!” (Ken Dodd)
  • “I have a girlfriend! I’ve been going out with my girlfriend for… six!” (Stewart Francis)
  • “I have an L-shaped sofa… Lowercase.” (Demetri Martin)
  • “Crime in multi-story car parks is wrong on so many different levels.” (Tim Vine[3])
  • “The first few weeks of Weight Watchers, you’re just finding your feet.” (Jimmy Carr)
  • “Say what you want about the deaf…” (Jimmy Carr)
  • “I went up to the airport information desk and said ‘How many airports are there in the world?'” (Jimmy Carr)

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