Haq Se Single by Zakir Khan (2017)

CONTENT – 1
EXECUTION – 1
CULT – 0

VERDICT – 2/3

 

Pros –
1) Stand-Up comedy like a TED-Talk

 

Cons –
1) Now it’s not spontaneous – it’s made up. Zakir trying to act like Zakir.
2) 30 minutes too long for a stand-up act

 

Quote –
“Mere hisab se duniya mein do tarah ke log hote hain – Ek jinko Gangs of Wasseypur pasand hai aur dusre sab saale Ramadhir ke aadmi !”

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Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017)

CONTENT – 0
EXECUTION – 1
CULT – 0

VERDICT – 1/3

 

Pros –
1) Finally – a stand-up act from Jerry Seinfeld
2) Climactic end footage with Johnny Carson

 

Cons –
1) 75 % Old material – was expecting lots of new internet age jokes (e.g. Uber joke)

 

Quote –
“I was either eating 100% sugar, or airborne.”

Louis C.K. 2017 (2017)

CONTENT – 1
EXECUTION – 1
CULT – 0

VERDICT – 2/3

 

Pros –
1) Playing devil’s advocate throughout – Abortion, Religion, Pets, Greek Mythology, Old Couple, Magic Mike & Homosexuality

 

Cons –
1) Closing act was mediocre

 
Quote –
If you get a dog, get a rescue dog. Don’t get a puppy from those horrible people who professionally raise dogs carefully