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evlbstrd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-04-06 01:20 AM
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5. It was a tough room, as comics say.
But he was brilliant.
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  -Stephen Colbert and the Death of "The Room" wtmusic  May-04-06 01:00 AM   #0 
  - Colbert got loud laughs during the first half,  Eric J in MN   May-04-06 01:03 AM   #1 
  - Colbert would have given the same performance  wtmusic   May-04-06 01:08 AM   #3 
  - Some Americans need a laugh track to tell them what's funny  WhoWantsToBeOccupied   May-04-06 10:39 AM   #26 
  - Just like the WH press briefings....  Drum   May-04-06 01:08 AM   #2 
  - He was a lot funnier...  bookman   May-04-06 01:17 AM   #4 
  - It was a tough room, as comics say.  evlbstrd   May-04-06 01:20 AM   #5 
  - Yup  wtmusic   May-04-06 09:12 AM   #25 
  - He got a lot of big loud laughs in OUR FAMILY ROOM!  unschooler   May-04-06 01:25 AM   #6 
  - Yeah...."those WMD have got to be in here somewhere" is WAY funnier.  rooboy   May-04-06 01:25 AM   #7 
  - Bill Hicks one of America's greatest comics played tough rooms  IChing   May-04-06 01:36 AM   #8 
  - It was a skewed crowd.  cyclezealot   May-04-06 01:38 AM   #9 
  - I believe C-span altered the audio.  grasswire   May-04-06 02:39 AM   #10 
  - Kinda like the volume control in the skit n/t  Junkdrawer   May-04-06 06:34 AM   #14 
  - Shame on c-span  zidzi   May-04-06 01:54 PM   #29 
  - the room, that's us  rman   May-04-06 02:49 AM   #11 
  - Not one single WORD he uttered was FUNNY. It was tragic & horrific that  radwriter0555   May-04-06 03:02 AM   #12 
  - My point exactly..  sendero   May-04-06 06:57 AM   #16 
  - He never would have been able to do it without the guise of "comedy"  wtmusic   May-04-06 09:07 AM   #23 
  - ZING!  zidzi   May-04-06 01:53 PM   #28 
  - Thats why its one greatest American speeches of all time  Bushknew   May-04-06 04:44 PM   #35 
  - radwriter0555 I couldnt agree more.  8643   May-04-06 09:10 AM   #24 
  - I first realized this when Bush made his Iraq pitch to the UN...  yurbud   May-04-06 03:09 AM   #13 
  - Who knew terrorists would fly airplanes into the WTC towers?  Sentinel Chicken   May-04-06 06:53 AM   #15 
  - Maybe some people are so used to watching TV with...  Crankie Avalon   May-04-06 07:05 AM   #17 
  - good perspective - the 'room' no longer matters  zippy890   May-04-06 07:58 AM   #18 
  - i didn't laugh so much at what he said as from happiness he was saying it  bedazzled   May-04-06 08:03 AM   #19 
  - Yeah, I was smiling from  zidzi   May-04-06 01:56 PM   #31 
     - why thank you! i lurk a lot  bedazzled   May-04-06 04:16 PM   #34 
  - "The Room" wasn't the audience, but the target. We are the audience  robbedvoter   May-04-06 08:08 AM   #20 
  - He's the Buzz Here, Still.  AuntiBush   May-04-06 08:37 AM   #21 
  - To me, he was fuckin' hilarious all the way through  derby378   May-04-06 08:38 AM   #22 
  - I enjoyed the ridicule of Bush's insane policies  librarycard   May-04-06 01:45 PM   #27 
  - The room was filled with Bushbots.  genieroze   May-04-06 01:55 PM   #30 
  - Well, the fool wasn't all that funny in King Lear  daleo   May-04-06 01:58 PM   #32 
  - It's absurd that they could call it a flop  EstimatedProphet   May-04-06 01:59 PM   #33 
     - no kidding!  cushla_machree   May-04-06 05:15 PM   #36 
 

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