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Spotlight/Shoutout: Steven Wright

So it is about time that I wrote the s/s for Steven Wright.
He is monotone, and his voice is deep, but for a comedian he probably makes me laugh the most.

He is been in my posts from days of way back when, but it is about time he earned a single-standing and landing the spotlight.

I have been a fan of Steven Wright for a long time, and one of the things that attracted me most to his comedy was the fact that he is weird as fu*k.

His jokes are strange, and the ideas behind them show the absurdities of life, and they also reveal the flaws of existence.

It is like "A Wrinkle in Time" except instead of a novel, it is literally a "Wrinkle in Time."

Hmmmmm....that didn't go over too well.

So I will just add some of Steven's jokes.

I was sad because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.
So I said, "Got any shoes you're not using?" -- Steven Wright

My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted. -- Steven Wright

Someone sent me a postcard picture of the earth.
On the back it said, "Wish you were here."
-- Steven Wright

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
-- Steven Wright

I spilled spot remover on my dog. Now he's gone. -- Steven Wright

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.
-- Steven Wright

"Did you sleep well?" "No, I made a couple of mistakes." -- Steven Wright

Hmmmmm this post is not turning out how I imagined it in my mind.

Really, if you get a chance, you should check out his short films. They tend to go beyond the stage work he does and encourage some thought-provoking ideas. It is almost like Samuel Beckett, except instead of being a mysterious prick and hiding the true meanings, Steven Wright puts you on course to get what the heck he is saying.

If you bought some dehydrated water, what would you add to it?


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