Friday, August 8, 2014

CL roasts tonight's Oddball Fest headliners

We didn't score an interview but we're giving the comics some publicity — the CL way.

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click image FAMOUS PASTY MAN AND ... WHO'S THAT GUY? Louis C.K. with underrated A-lister Hannibal Buress. Both are performing tonight at the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival. - MINDY TUCKER, WITHRESERVATION.COM
  • MINDY TUCKER, withreservation.com
  • FAMOUS PASTY MAN AND ... WHO'S THAT GUY? Louis C.K. with underrated A-lister Hannibal Buress. Both are performing tonight at the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival.

Tonight is the Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival. We wanted to show tonight's headliners some love in a way that's familiar to them, and as comforting as a venereal disease — some comedy roastin'. 

Though this might not be the New York Friars Club, CL Art Breaker is roasting online by asking some Tampa Bay funny people and writers to help CL take pot shots at at the five celebrity headliners: Louis C.K., Marc Maron, Aziz Ansari, Hannibal Buress and Jeffrey Ross, who'll all be taking the stage tonight at the MIdFlorida Credit Union Amphiteatre Amphitheatre in Tampa. The event begins at 5 p.m. Show up and see if these guys can stand the Florida August heat, which will put any roast to shame.

Louis C.K. 

An ugly man complaining about existential crisis. It's like the Elephant Man, only sadder." — CL Contributor Aaron Alper

It's too bad Lous C.K. actually got funny after his first HBO special. That Winn Dixie deli counter missed out on a ton of potential. — CL contributor Kevin Tall

The 8th wonder of the world: if Louis CK's curtains match the carpet. No one yet has dared to try and find out. —CL Contributor Stephanie Power Shurtz

Well, after that last special he did, even his hairline wants nothin to do with him. —John Kennedy

Hannibal Buress

I didn't know Al Roker's son was a comedian! ... Seriously, Hannibal, you're one righteous token in this line-up. — Julie Garisto, CL A&E Editor

click to enlarge Aziz Ansari
  • Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari

Aziz Ansari’s jokes are like bad pizza, the best part about 'em is the delivery. — Natalie Campisi, writer

The morale at the Best Buy Geek Squad has never recovered from Aziz Ansari's unfathomable success and departure ... I heard Weird Al's favorite kazoo is considering suing Aziz's voice for copyright infringement. —CL Contributor Kevin Tall


click to enlarge Marc Maron
  • Marc Maron
Marc Maron 

1990 called and wants Richard Lewis back — but less metrosexual. —CL A&E Editor Julie Garisto

Marc Maron: the answer to an SAT question nobody asked about social anxiety disorder.— CL Managing/Online Editor Scott Harrell

Jeffrey Ross
click to enlarge Jeffrey Ross
  • Jeffrey Ross

Jeffrey Ross is a cross between Mel Brooks and Horseshack from Welcome Back, Kotter, and that’s just his face. — Natalie Campisi, writer 

Jeff Ross' sex tape was banned in several countries that thought they were watching a woman have sex with a barn animal. —CL Contributor Kevin Tall

All of 'em 


Five people invited to perform comedy because they play such great golf... not the other way around. —Artist/bartender Charlie Doan


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