Jokes by Lewis Black
Born: August 30, 1948
Blue Meter: Tame
In match-ups against other comics:
Won: 2451 | Lost: 1027
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Lewis Black on the Two Political Parties
Republicans are a party with bad ideas and Democrats are a party with no ideas.
Lewis Black on Soy Milk
There’s no such thing as soy milk. It’s soy juice. But they couldn’t sell soy juice, so they called it soy milk. Because anytime you say soy juice, you actually start to gag… We all know there’s no soy milk? Because there’s no soy titty, is there?
Lewis Black on Christmas vs. Chanukah
When you compare Christmas to Chanukah, there’s no comparison. Christmas is great. Chanukah sucks!... First night you get socks. Second night, an eraser, a notebook. It’s a Back-to-School holiday!
Lewis Black on Candy Corn
Candy corn is the only candy in the history of America that’s never been advertised. And there’s a reason. All of the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911. And so, since nobody eats that stuff, every year there’s a ton of it left over. And the candy corn company sends the guys to the villages and they collect out of the dumpsters all the candy corn we’ve thrown away. They wash it! They wash it! I’ll never forget the first time my mother gave me candy corn. She said, “Here Lewis! This is corn that tastes like candy!” (eats it) “This tastes like crap”’ And every year since then, Halloween is returned and I, like an Alzheimer’s patient, find myself in a room, and the room has a table in it, and on the table, is a bowl of candy corn. And I look at it, as if I’ve never seen it before. “Candy corn,” I think. “Corn that tastes like candy. I can’t wait.” (eats it) “SON OF A BITCH!”
Lewis Black on NyQuil
I like having a cold. I get to take my favorite drug, which is NyQuil… NyQuil is 180 proof. It’s the moonshine of medicine… When I got a cold I want something that’s going to screw me up. Because that way the blur seems interesting. NyQuil comes in two colors: red and green. And it’s the only thing on the planet that tastes like red and green.