Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Quote du jour

Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while, I was a suspect.

-Steven Wright

6 comments:

  1. I love this guy, comedy genius and a true trailblazer- here's a gem, his debut on the Carson show...

    Stand-up Comedy Greats: Steven Wright Debuts on The Tonight Show - 1982

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  2. I like him because, unlike so many other comedians, you never know where this guy is going to go for a joke! He keeps you guessing and then, throws in a real zinger!

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  3. I saw him around 1987 at Harrahs Tahoe, best show ever.

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  4. All of those monotone one-liners with the weight of the world pressing down on him. Hilarious.

    "If I'm driving at the speed of light and turn my headlights on, does anything happen?"

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  5. "It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it."

    ..or..

    "Some people are afraid of heights..I am afraid of widths."

    ..or..

    "You can't have everything..where would you put it?"

    (God, I love his deadpan.)

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