Thursday, February 12, 2009

Louis C.K.

A quick note or recommendation -- Louis C.K.'s most recent stand-up special, "Chewed Up," now on DVD, is quite masterful. Right from the start, the comedian, who also created the unique but short-lived HBO sitcom, "Lucky Louie," (see review:, dives into forbidden words in an intelligent way. Beyond that, Louis C.K. gives an insightful every-guy's take on being married and raising kids, amazed at the quantity of poop to be cleaned, for one thing. ... He may be mining the usual observational humor staples, but Louis C.K. goes at each and every one of them in an original way.