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Observational comedy

Index Observational comedy

Observational comedy is a form of humor based on the commonplace aspects of everyday life. [1]

90 relations: Ash Lieb, Associated Press, Bill Burr, Bill Cosby, Bill Hicks, Billy Connolly, Bo Burnham, Brian Regan (comedian), Carl Barron, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker, Cliché, Cowboy, Craig Ferguson, Dane Cook, Danny Bhoy, Dara Ó Briain, Daren Streblow, Dave Allen (comedian), Dave Chappelle, David Brenner, Demetri Martin, Dimitrije Banjac, Don Rickles, Douglas Coupland, Ed Byrne (comedian), Eddie Griffin, Eddie Izzard, Eddie Murphy, Electronic Journal of Sociology, Ellen DeGeneres, Everyday life, Gabriel Iglesias, Gad Elmaleh, George Carlin, Hannibal Buress, Humour, Jack Paar, Jackie Mason, Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Carrey, Jim Gaffigan, Jim Jefferies (comedian), Jo Brand, Jo Caulfield, Joan Rivers, Joe Rogan, John Mulaney, John Pinette, ..., Judd Apatow, Kim Jun-ho (comedian), Larry David, Los Angeles Times, Louis C.K., Marc Maron, Mark Twain, Michael McIntyre, Mitch Hedberg, New York Post, Norm Macdonald, Paula Poundstone, Peter Kay, Philadelphia Media Network, Ray Romano, Richard Herring, Richard Jeni, Richard Pryor, Richard Zoglin, Rick Mercer, Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams, Russell Peters, Sarah Millican, Shelley Berman, Sid Caesar, Sociology, Stand-up comedy, Steven Wright, The Guardian, The New York Times, Time (magazine), University of Edinburgh, Vice Ganda, Victoria Wood, Wayne Federman, Wet wipe, Will Rogers, Woody Allen, Yoo Jae-suk. Expand index (40 more) »

Ash Lieb

Ash Lieb (born 22 August 1982) is an Australian artist, writer and comedian, known for his surreal humour and art.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Bill Burr

William Frederic Burr (born June 10, 1968) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and podcaster.

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Bill Cosby

William Henry Cosby Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, author, and convicted sex offender.

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Bill Hicks

William Melvin Hicks (December 16, 1961 – February 26, 1994) was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician.

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Billy Connolly

Sir William Connolly, (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor from Glasgow.

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Bo Burnham

Robert Pickering Burnham (born August 21, 1990) is an American comedian, singer-songwriter, musician, rapper, actor, director, screenwriter, and poet.

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Brian Regan (comedian)

Brian Joseph Regan (born June 2, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor.

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Carl Barron

Carl Barron (born 11 June 1964) is an Australian theatre and television comedian.

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Chris Rock

Christopher Julius Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director.

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Chris Tucker

Christopher Tucker (born August 31, 1971) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.

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Cliché

A cliché or cliche is an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel.

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Cowboy

A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.

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Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor.

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Dane Cook

Dane Jeffrey Cook (born March 18, 1972) is an American stand-up comedian and film actor.

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Danny Bhoy

Danny Bhoy (born Danni Chaudhry on) is a Scottish comedian who has performed in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Sweden and the United States.

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Dara Ó Briain

Dara Ó Briain (born 4 February 1972) is an Irish comedian and television presenter based in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Daren Streblow

Daren Streblow is an American stand-up comedian and radio show host originally from Ely, Minnesota.

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Dave Allen (comedian)

David Tynan O'Mahony (6 July 193610 March 2005), better known as Dave Allen, was an Irish comedian and satirist.

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Dave Chappelle

David Khari Webber Chappelle (born August 24, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

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David Brenner

David Norris Brenner (February 4, 1936 – March 15, 2014) was an American stand-up comedian, actor and author.

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Demetri Martin

Demetri Martin (born May 25, 1973) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, artist and musician.

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Dimitrije Banjac

Dimitrije Banjac Grs (Димитрије Бањац; born July 6, 1976) is a Serbian actor, comedian and screenwriter.

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Don Rickles

Donald Jay Rickles (May 8, 1926 – April 6, 2017) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and author.

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Douglas Coupland

Douglas CouplandSteve Lohr, "No More McJobs for Mr.

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Ed Byrne (comedian)

Edward Cathal Byrne (born 16 April 1972) is an Irish stand-up comedian, voice over artist and actor.

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Eddie Griffin

Edward Griffin (born July 15, 1968) is an American comedian and actor.

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Eddie Izzard

Edward John Izzard (born 7 February 1962) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer and political activist.

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Eddie Murphy

Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer.

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Electronic Journal of Sociology

The Electronic Journal of Sociology was an online open access academic journal of sociology.

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Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist.

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Everyday life

Everyday life, daily life or routine life comprises the ways in which people typically act, think, and feel on a daily basis.

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Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel Jesus Iglesias (born July 15, 1976), known comically as Fluffy, is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer and voice actor.

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Gad Elmaleh

Gad Elmaleh (born 19 April 1971) is a Moroccan stand-up comedian and actor.

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George Carlin

George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic.

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Hannibal Buress

Hannibal Amir Buress (born February 4, 1983) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, activist, writer, and producer.

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Humour

Humour (British English) or humor (American English; see spelling differences) is the tendency of experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement.

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Jack Paar

Jack Harold Paar (May 1, 1918 – January 27, 2004) was an American author, radio and television comedian and talk show host, best known for his stint as host of The Tonight Show from 1957 to 1962.

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Jackie Mason

Jackie Mason (born June 9, 1931) is an American stand-up comedian and film and television actor.

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Jay Leno

James Douglas Muir Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television host.

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Jerry Seinfeld

Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld (born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director.

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Jim Carrey

James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, musician, producer and painter.

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Jim Gaffigan

James Christopher Gaffigan (born July 7, 1966) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

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Jim Jefferies (comedian)

Geoff James Nugent (born 14 February 1977), known professionally as Jim Jefferies (and previously Jim Jeffries), is an Australian stand-up comedian, political commentator, actor, and writer.

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Jo Brand

Josephine Grace Brand (born 23 July 1957) is an English comedian, writer and actress.

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Jo Caulfield

Josephine Caulfield (born 26 September 1965) is a British actress, writer and comedian.

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Joan Rivers

Joan Alexandra Molinsky (June 8, 1933 – September 4, 2014), known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, actress, writer, producer, and television host.

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Joe Rogan

Joseph James Rogan (born August 11, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, martial arts color commentator and podcast host.

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John Mulaney

John Edmund Mulaney (born August 26, 1982) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

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John Pinette

John Paul Pinette (March 23, 1964 – April 5, 2014) was an American actor, Broadway performer, and stand-up comedian.

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Judd Apatow

Judd Apatow (born December 6, 1967) is an American producer, writer, director, actor and stand-up comedian.

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Kim Jun-ho (comedian)

Kim Jun-ho (born December 25, 1975), also known as Charlie Kim, is a South Korean comedian, singer and television personality.

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Larry David

Lawrence Gene David (born July 2, 1947) is an American comedian, writer, actor, playwright, and television producer.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Louis C.K.

Louis A. Székely (born September 12, 1967), better known by his stage name Louis C.K., is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and filmmaker.

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Marc Maron

Marcus David Maron (born September 27, 1963) is an American stand-up comedian, podcaster, writer and actor.

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Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.

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Michael McIntyre

Michael Hazen James McIntyre (born 21 February 1976) is an English comedian, actor, and TV presenter.

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Mitch Hedberg

Mitchell Lee "Mitch" Hedberg (February 24, 1968 – March 30, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian known for his surreal humor and unconventional, often deadpan comedic delivery.

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New York Post

The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.

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Norm Macdonald

Norman Gene Macdonald (born October 17, 1959) Additionally, per photo caption: "Norm Macdonald's first day of school in Valcartier, Que., circa 1964.

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Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone (born December 29, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, author, actress, interviewer, and commentator.

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Peter Kay

Peter John Kay (born 2 July 1973) is an English comedian and actor.

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Philadelphia Media Network

Philadelphia Media Network LLC is an American media company.

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Ray Romano

Raymond Albert Romano (born December 21, 1957) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and screenwriter.

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Richard Herring

Richard Keith Herring (born 12 July 1967) is an English stand-up comedian, comedy writer, podcaster and diarist whose early work includes the comedy double act Lee and Herring.

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Richard Jeni

Richard John Colangelo (April 14, 1957 and Social Security Death Index. – March 10, 2007), better known by the stage name of Richard Jeni, was an American stand-up comedian and actor.

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Richard Pryor

Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and social critic.

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Richard Zoglin

Richard Zoglin (born August 8, 1948) is an American journalist and author.

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Rick Mercer

Richard Vincent "Rick" Mercer (born October 17, 1969) is a Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist and author.

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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, and singer.

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Robin Williams

Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.

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Russell Peters

Russell Dominic Peters (born September 29, 1970) is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actor of Anglo-Indian descent.

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Sarah Millican

Sarah Jane Millican (King; born 29 May 1975) is an English comedian.

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Shelley Berman

Sheldon Leonard Berman (February 3, 1925 – September 1, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, writer, teacher, lecturer and poet.

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Sid Caesar

Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer, best known for two pioneering 1950s live television series: Your Show of Shows, which was a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people, and its successor, Caesar's Hour, both of which influenced later generations of comedians.

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Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.

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Stand-up comedy

Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.

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Steven Wright

Steven Alexander Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and Oscar-winning film producer.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

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Vice Ganda

Jose Marie Borja Viceral (born March 31, 1976), known by his stage name Vice Ganda, is a Filipino comedian, television presenter, actor, and singer.

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Victoria Wood

Victoria Wood, (19 May 1953 – 20 April 2016) was an English comedian, actress, singer and songwriter, screenwriter, producer and director.

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Wayne Federman

Wayne Federman (born June 22, 1959) is an American comedian, actor, author, writer, comedy historian, and musician.

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Wet wipe

A wet wipe, also known as a wet towel or a moist towelette, or a baby wipe in specific circumstances, is a small moistened piece of paper or cloth that often comes folded and individually wrapped for convenience.

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Will Rogers

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was a stage and motion picture actor, vaudeville performer, American cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, and social commentator from Oklahoma.

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Woody Allen

Heywood Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, comedian, and musician whose career spans more than six decades.

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Yoo Jae-suk

Yoo Jae-suk (born on August 14, 1972), is a South Korean comedian, host and television personality currently signed to FNC Entertainment. He has hosted several variety television shows in South Korea, including Infinite Challenge and Running Man. Known for his quick wit and appeal across a wide range of demographics, Yoo has established himself as one of Korea's top comedians and TV personalities.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observational_comedy

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