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Mean Mr. Mustard
02-14-2013, 08:25 AM
I caught the end of a stand-up bit on the radio that was very much to my liking. Of course, there was no mention afterwards of the performer’s name.

He has a thick British accent (more so than Gervais, I think). His bit was about God and the Devil and heaven and hell.

He talked about how we only hear one side of the story – God’s side (“when’s the Devil’s book gonna come out?”). He says the Devil is wrongly portrayed (“If you’re a dick all your life, screwing people over, and you arrive in Hell, the Devil’s not gonna treat you badly. You’re one of his boys!”) Also, “you get to heaven and what do you get? A bright light. You walk toward it, and what’s there? All your dead relatives. Whoop-de-fuckin’-doo!”.

All the above quotes are paraphrased.

Who is this guy??

(thinking aloud: maybe it was Gervais?)

mmm

terentii
02-14-2013, 09:04 AM
Maybe Eddie Izzard? :confused:

Vinyl Turnip
02-14-2013, 09:09 AM
I googled 'british comedian "devil's book" "god's side"' and the only hit was this thread, so are you sure it wasn't you?

edwards_beard
02-14-2013, 10:25 AM
Was it Jim Jeffries? He has a bit "Heaven and Hell" and has a thick accent. He is actually Australian and then moved to London. All the links to the Heaven and Hell bit I could find were broken.

ETA: May have found it: Is this (http://youtu.be/y-RJeqyh-vI) it?

edwards_beard
02-14-2013, 10:31 AM
Got a chance to listen to the whole clip. That is definitely the clip you heard.

Congratulations on finding him...Jefferies is hysterical.

Mean Mr. Mustard
02-14-2013, 10:57 AM
Was it Jim Jeffries? He has a bit "Heaven and Hell" and has a thick accent. He is actually Australian and then moved to London. All the links to the Heaven and Hell bit I could find were broken.

ETA: May have found it: Is this (http://youtu.be/y-RJeqyh-vI) it?

That's him! Thanks!

Now, everyone of y'all, go watch that clip.

He's awesome.


mmm

Zeldar
02-14-2013, 11:19 AM
I thought I was going to like Legit (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legit_(2013_TV_series)) because Jefferies is so good in stand-up. But the show is too weird for me.

tellyworth
02-14-2013, 03:32 PM
That accent is broad Australian, without a hint of British.

Boyo Jim
02-14-2013, 10:56 PM
Track down his joke about "Up, Gunther, UP!" Hysterical .

Loach
02-14-2013, 11:20 PM
He was better before he sobered up.

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