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(Some Guy)   Anybody wanna hear Ned Holness stolen jokes from 2005? No? how about Comedy Central star Carlos Mencia? Have you got $5.00?   (goldstar.com) divider line
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2022-09-27 11:25:40 PM  
I suppose he brought me laughs when he was stealing jokes before I knew he was stealing jokes. (It wasn't still real to me)

A lot of these guys do different things as they learn and grow.

I'm not paying $5, but I'd give a couple clips a try.
 
2022-09-28 2:57:02 AM  
Oblig
Stewart Lee - Joe Pasquale joke
Youtube 0YE9Kthyaco
 
2022-09-28 3:13:38 AM  
I thought this was going to be a Denis Leary thread at first.
 
2022-09-28 3:25:28 AM  
Has the meaning of "undoubtedly" done a "literally" on us?
 
2022-09-28 4:28:53 AM  
Everyone always gets on him about stealing jokes but nobody ever talks about how his catchphrase was just a mocking onomatopoeia of mentally challenged people.
 
2022-09-28 6:08:20 AM  

LewDux: Oblig
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His command of the language is second to none.
 
2022-09-28 7:55:36 AM  
I found his burial of rookie comedians just as offensive.
 
2022-09-28 8:11:30 AM  
Still too much
 
2022-09-28 9:26:13 AM  
Robin Williams was a purported joke stealer too, to the point where comedy clubs would signal the person on stage that he was in the audience.
 
2022-09-28 9:42:07 AM  
That is why when someone asks my favorite comedian, I will tell them I like the jokes a particular comedian tells regardless of where the jokes comes from.  If you investigate nearly any of them, you will find similarities to someone else's joke at some point and it is even more probable that joke can be traced back even further.  Outright joke theft where nothing much is changed except for the delivery, that is just being lazy and should not be encouraged.  But if you hear someone tell a joke and you are trying to think of something funny to say and that thought pops into your head, you might think it was yours and use it without knowing it was a memory.  At least when you steal a joke, make it your own, there is no doubt that when Robin Williams told a joke, he owned it completely no matter whom he might have lifted it from.
 
2022-09-28 10:10:45 AM  
Joe Rogan was the one leading the charge about this, and seeing how Joe turned out, I'm inclined to be on Carlos' side here.
 
2022-09-28 10:12:35 AM  
When Dane Cook hosted Saturday Night Live he told a joke about being in a traffic accident on the freeway involving a bunch of cars and then if you're the last car in that accident you don't want to be that last car so you're going to back up to the car behind you to make that car the last car in the accident. When you was telling that joke I knew where it was going because I heard it before but I cannot remember the comedian who told that joke.
 
2022-09-28 11:09:47 AM  
in idk which stand-up special, Todd Glass finishes a joke and says, "that sounds like a joke my friend Brian Regan would tell. i should give him that joke." then he tells it over again, in the exact, i don't know, candence, more than voice, of the other comic's delivery. it was weirdly perfect, so much so that Brian Regan actually telling the joke himself would've been redundant. so the question is, did Todd Glass in fact steal a joke from himself by proxy?
follow-up question: dude. my hands are HUGE.
 
2022-09-28 12:03:40 PM  
I watch a lot of stand up on the YouTubes and frequently hear the same jokes told in a slightly different way by different people. I still laugh if it's funny cuz I don't care who is telling the joke.
 
2022-09-28 12:35:24 PM  
Kevin Hart had a bit that was copied premise and delivery from a Ralph Harris bit. No one cared for the same reason none of you know who Ralph Harris is.
 
2022-09-28 12:47:27 PM  

blackminded: Kevin Hart had a bit that was copied premise and delivery from a Ralph Harris bit. No one cared for the same reason none of you know who Ralph Harris is.


We've seen Bebe's Kids. We know.
 
2022-09-28 12:59:19 PM  

Thosw: blackminded: Kevin Hart had a bit that was copied premise and delivery from a Ralph Harris bit. No one cared for the same reason none of you know who Ralph Harris is.

We've seen Bebe's Kids. We know.


Damn. I farked that one up good unless you meant to type Robin Harris.
 
2022-09-28 1:12:44 PM  
I used to steal Mitch Hedberg jokes. I still do, but I used to too.
 
2022-09-28 2:11:19 PM  
The whole Carlos Mencia plagiarism thing is particularly upsetting to me because of a bootleg I found on Napster.

I downloaded a Carlos Mencia show that was recorded from the audience just after 9/11 but before the Afghanistan invasion.  During the show, he was brainstorming with the crowd as well as working through our collective trauma while working on new material.  He noted that a comedian's life involves enduring the same trauma as everyone else but then immediately switching to "where's the joke?  How can I make this funny?"

He joked about the guy in Arizona who murdered a Sikh because he thought the turban meant he was a Muslim and now he has to spend the rest of his life in prison saying "I farked up.  I killed the wrong guy!" and he also talked about how it's wrong to mistreat ANYBODY because of how they look while also acknowledging that he couldn't help having the emotions that he had.  It was something we all went through post-9/11 and he was working it out in front of an audience.

He struck me as very honest and original.

Then Joe Rogan told us he was a plagiarist and now he's a pariah.
 
2022-09-28 3:02:28 PM  

STRYPERSWINE: The whole Carlos Mencia plagiarism thing is particularly upsetting to me because of a bootleg I found on Napster.

I downloaded a Carlos Mencia show that was recorded from the audience just after 9/11 but before the Afghanistan invasion.  During the show, he was brainstorming with the crowd as well as working through our collective trauma while working on new material.  He noted that a comedian's life involves enduring the same trauma as everyone else but then immediately switching to "where's the joke?  How can I make this funny?"

He joked about the guy in Arizona who murdered a Sikh because he thought the turban meant he was a Muslim and now he has to spend the rest of his life in prison saying "I farked up.  I killed the wrong guy!" and he also talked about how it's wrong to mistreat ANYBODY because of how they look while also acknowledging that he couldn't help having the emotions that he had.  It was something we all went through post-9/11 and he was working it out in front of an audience.

He struck me as very honest and original.

Then Joe Rogan told us he was a plagiarist and now he's a pariah.


Personally, I think it had more to do with the other video that went viral at the same time of showing Carlos tell virtually the exact same joke that Bill Cosby (this was pre-allegations) told in his famous stand up movie, Bill Cosby Himself. It is one thing to see somebody jump on stage and make an accusation. It's another thing to see the evidence plain as day.
 
2022-09-28 3:39:57 PM  

H31N0US: LewDux: Oblig
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His command of the language is second to none.


Stewart Lee on the Formula of Jokes (Content Provider)
Youtube PeV8GVsujKo
 
2022-09-28 3:43:06 PM  
His tv writers would tell Ned that his jokes were the same as someone else and he'd shrug and say "well I never heard them say it."
 
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