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I was speaking with a friend last night about a particular comedy bit. We couldn't remember who did the bit. So I googled... and in googling, it seems to me that some of my favorite comedians were what you would call 'cult" comedians. they didn't necessarily have huge followings, but they had devoted followings. it also dawned on me that a lot of these guys are dead... and i don't mean got old and died... i mean died really, really young.

Bill Hicks
Sam Kinison
Mitch Hedberg
Greg Giraldo
Andy Kaufman

i also mention george carlin, not just because he was the psychic father to so many of these guys. (he just got a few extra years after his heart attacks).

I'm not sure what was in the water they drank, but they were some of the most briliant comedy minds i've seen. Anyway, this is a long way to getting around to this link which talks about greg giraldo who died a year ago and has a link to some of his funnier bits.

Greg Giraldo's Last Laugh | The Fix

here's one of them:

 
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sam kinison on letterman

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_VURr6jnWQ]Sam Kinison First Appearance on Letterman - YouTube[/ame]
 
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Bill Hicks -- Revelations
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XioHqAuYLUs]Bill Hicks - Revelations - (Part 1 of 9) *BEST QUALTY* - YouTube[/ame]
 

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Mitch was my wifes favourite of the last 10 years and we saw him live several times. It was a very sad day when he passed as it is when any of these guys and gals go. He was The Far Side of stand up comedy for sure!




[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QljBEqzJN-M&feature=related]Mitch Hedburg - On Dave Letterman - YouTube[/ame]
 

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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHKUcXNq_xk&feature=related]Andy Kaufman becomes Elvis - YouTube[/ame]
 

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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eScDfYzMEEw]George Carlin - Saving the Planet - YouTube[/ame]
 

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Another great who left us too soon...


[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boJ5U05qI0A&feature=related]Football violence (Peter Cook, Dudley Moore) - YouTube[/ame]
 

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Mitch was my wifes favourite of the last 10 years and we saw him live several times. It was a very sad day when he passed as it is when any of these guys and gals go. He was The Far Side of stand up comedy for sure!




Mitch Hedburg - On Dave Letterman - YouTube

My fav Hedberg was his desire to rob a bank with a B-B gun. He'd tell the cashier, 'I'll shoot you, and you'd have a dimple...you get cute, I get rich, it's a win-win!'
 

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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDkoCtMOFOg]Lenny Bruce - The Meaning Of Obscenity - YouTube[/ame]
 

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