Tag Archives: stand-up comedy

“I’m Sorry You Feel That Way”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Bill Burr’s new Netflix special is often dazzling. It’s 80 minutes long, and there’s not a down spot in it. No one can rant like Burr; his routine is a quicksilver stream of beligerence. It’d be grating if it weren’t so dizzyingly … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I see Eddie Murphy’s “Delirious” has recently been added to Netflix Instant. I watched part of it and was struck by the bit you see above, which occurs right at the start of the performance. You … Continue reading

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Bill Burr

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I’ve been watching a lot of stand-up comedy on Netflix Instant of late. It’s one of those cultural side streets I hadn’t been paying much attention to. Of the performers I’ve sampled, Bill Burr is one … Continue reading

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Iliza Shlesinger

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I watched stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger’s film “War Paint” on Netflix streaming the other night. I admit it: I hit “play” on the Roku controller in part because the image used to advertise the movie shows Iliza in the buff. She’s … Continue reading

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