Happy New Year! Louis CK. Horace and Pete. Hubris. Huck Finn. Lenny Bruce. Wayne’s World. Scrooge. Crack. Taking it long form. Marketing.
Roger CortonLouis CK? Why Louis CK?
JCHI recently saw a bootleg episode of this web TV show that Louis CK did called Horace And Pete. And it was a bit scary for me on several levels.
JCHSorry for the detour, but you know how much I revere stand-up comedy, right?
RCRight. I believe you’ve even called it the most difficult of the performing arts.
JCHWow, you actually do stay awake during these things (laughs). OK, since Lenny Bruce, adventurous comedians have wanted to take it long form… go beyond comedy to real ‘storytelling’. Like Mark Twain. Just go into the realm of, I guess you’d call it ‘high art’.
RCOK. I seem to recall being told that Huck Finn was ‘great art’, so I’m with ya so far.
JCHCool. So Louis […]