Steve Martin once stood upon the stage and declared that “Comedy is not pretty.” He said this after the audience started to suck their teeth and the chorus of a sea of boos was erupting in a pitched rise throughout the auditorium. He was telling a relationship joke. The setup to the joke was that he doesn’t understand women.
Hell, who does?
Not even women understand women.
Anyway, (in the joke) it just so happened that the woman in his life was telling him (Steve) that she felt like he didn’t respect her.
This is where Steve distorts his face in shock. He then leans into the microphone and proclaims,
“What do you mean? You’re the best hog I ever had!”
Like I said in that opening paragraph, the audience turns ugly. Continue reading “Steve Martin Once Told A Joke”