I Wouldn’t Say it was a Bad Set…
Filed Under Stand-Up Comedy
Christian Finnegan supplies for starting comics a what they say/what they mean about post-bomb comments. It’s humor, but (ha-ha) “it’s funny cuz it’s true!” My fave:
COMMENT: “The audience really sucked tonight.”
TRANSLATION: I like you as a person, so I am going to help you shift the blame for what just transpired off of your either half-written or over-written jokes and non-existent stage presence to a group of people whose only crime was to spend their hard-earned money and time trying to be entertained by you.