American Irony....

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  1. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    I know this is just asking for some more yank bashing but I couldn't help it...

    I solved the mystery of why yanks don't get irony… Here's a mil-based-teaching pack quote

    They think irony is the same as coincidence!
  2. I was under the impression that the Americans thought that irony was something pumped at the gym.
  3. sheldrake

    sheldrake RIP

    Surely irony is pumped by armys and legys, whilst listening to Irony maiden on ones ypod?

    I'll get my coat..................
  4. Gee the American army most be massive when this General Janis Karpinski, was
    commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade.
    Just how many MP's do they need :eek: :eek:
  5. To the spams, Irony is just like Steely but not as strong.

  6. As far as I can recall the only American that ever understood irony was Bill Hicks. If you don't know who he is look him up, you wont be dissapointed.
  7. Mr Happy

    Mr Happy LE Moderator

    Revelations (1990's comedy routine) by bill hicks
    "One of my big fears in life is that I'm gonna die, you know, and my parents are gonna come to clean out my apartment, find that porno wing I've been adding onto."
    "How dare you have a wino tell me not to use drugs?" (On anti-drug television advertising)
    "It is hard to quit smoking. Every one of them looks pretty good to me right now. Every cigarette looks like it was made by God, rolled by Jesus and moistened shut with Claudia Schiffer's pussy right now."
    "You know we armed Iraq. I wondered about that too, you know. During the Persian Gulf war, those intelligence reports would come out: 'Iraq: incredible weapons – incredible weapons.' How do you know that? 'Uh, well ... we looked at the receipts.'"
    "I'm so sick of arming the world and then sending troops over to destroy the ******* arms, you know what I mean? We keep arming these little countries, then we go and blow the shit out of 'em. We're like the bullies of the world, you know. We're like Jack Palance in the movie Shane, throwing the pistol at the sheep herder's feet: 'Pick it up.' 'I don't wanna pick it up mister, you'll shoot me.' 'Pick up the gun.' 'Mister, I don't want no trouble, huh. I just came down town here to get some hard rock candy for my kids, some gingham for my wife. I don't even know what gingham is, but she goes through about 10 rolls a week of that stuff. I ain't looking for no trouble, mister.' 'Pick up the gun.' Boom, boom. 'You all saw him. He had a gun.'"
    "Fundamentalist Christianity. Fascinating. These people actually believe the world is 12 thousand years old. Swear to God! Based on what? I asked them. 'Well, we looked at all the people in the Bible, and we added them up all the way back to Adam and Eve, their ages – 12 thousand years.' Well, how ******* scientific! Okay. I didn't know that you'd gone to so much trouble there. That's good.

    You believe the world's 12 thousand years old? 'That's right.' Okay, I got one word to ask you. A one word question. Ready? 'Uh-uh.' Dinosaurs.

    You know, the world's 12 thousand years old and dinosaurs existed, and they existed in that time ... you'd think it would have been mentioned in the ******* Bible at some point. 'And lo, Jesus and the disciples walked to Nazareth. But the trail was blocked by a giant brontosaurus ... with a splinter in his paw. And O, the disciples did run a-shrieking: "What a big ******* lizard, Lord!" But Jesus was unafraid, and he took the splinter from the brontosaurus's paw, and the big lizard became his friend. And Jesus sent him to Scotland where he lived in a loch for O, so many years, inviting thousands of American tourists to bring their fat ******* families and their fat dollar bills. And O, Scotland did praise the Lord: "Thank you, Lord. Thank you, Lord. Thank you, Lord."'"

    "You ever notice how people who believe in creationism look really unevolved?"
    "A lot of Christians wear crosses around their necks. You think when Jesus comes back, he ever wants to see a ******* cross? Kind of like going up to Jackie Onassis with a rifle pendant on, you know."
    "I was just down in Dallas, Texas. You know, you can go down there and to Dealey Plaza where Kennedy was assassinated. And you can actually go to the sixth floor of the Schoolbook Depository. It's a museum called ... 'The Assassination Museum'. I think they named it that after the assassination. I can't be too sure of the chronology here, but ... Anyway, they have the window set up to look exactly like it did on that day. And it's really accurate, you know, 'cause Oswald's not in it."
    "The war on drugs to me is absolutely phoney; it's so obviously phoney, OK? It's a war against our civil rights, that's all it is. They're using it to make us afraid to go out at night, afraid of each other, so that we lock ourselves in our homes and they get to suspend our rights one by one."
    "Why is pot against the law? It wouldn't be because anyone can grow it, and therefore you can't make a profit off it, would it?"
    "I believe that God left certain drugs growing naturally upon our planet to help speed up and facilitate our evolution. OK, not the most popular idea ever expressed. Either that or you're all real high and agreeing with me in the only way you can right now. [Starts blinking]"
    "They lie about marijuana. Tell you pot-smoking makes you unmotivated. Lie! When you're high, you can do everything you normally do just as well ... you just realize that it's not worth the ******* effort. There is a difference."
    "Not all drugs are good. Some ... are great."
    "Go back to bed, America. Your government has figured out how it all transpired. Go back to bed, America. Your government is in control again. Here. Here's American Gladiators. Watch this, shut up. Go back to bed, America. Here is American Gladiators. Here is 56 channels of it! Watch these pituitary retards bang their ******* skulls together and congratulate you on living in the land of freedom. Here you go, America! You are free to do what we tell you! You are free to do what we tell you!"
    "I am available for children's parties, by the way ...I'm Beelzebozo, The Clown. [singing] It's Beelzebozo time..."
    "The world is like a ride at an amusement park. And when you choose to go on it, you think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. And the ride goes up and down and round and round. It has thrills and chills and it's very brightly coloured and it's very loud and it's fun, for a while. Some people have been on the ride for a long time, and they begin to question: Is this real, or is this just a ride? And other people have remembered, and they come back to us, they say, 'Hey – don't worry, don't be afraid ever, because this is just a ride ...' And we ... kill those people. Ha ha, 'Shut him up. We have a lot invested in this ride. Shut him up. Look at my furrows of worry. Look at my big bank account and my family. This just has to be real.' It's just a ride. But we always kill those good guys who try and tell us that, you ever notice that? And let the demons run amok. But it doesn't matter, because – it's just a ride. And we can change it anytime we want. It's only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings and money. A choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one. Here's what we can do to change the world, right now, to a better ride. Take all that money we spend on weapons and defenses each year and instead spend it feeding and clothing and educating the poor of the world, which it would pay for many times over, not one human being excluded, and we could explore space, together, both inner and outer, forever, in peace.
    "People come up to me and say, 'What's wrong?' Nothing. 'Well, it takes more energy to frown than it does to smile.' Yeah, you know it takes more energy to point that out than it does to leave me alone?"
    "I smoke. If this bothers anyone, I recommend you look around the world in which we live, and... I don't know, shut your ******* mouth?"
    "Non-smokers die every day. Sleep tight!

    See, I know you've employed some kind of eternal life fantasy because you've chosen not to smoke; let me be the first to pop that ******* bubble and send you hurtling back to reality – because you're dead too. And you know what doctors say: 'Shit, if only you'd smoked, we'd have the technology to help you. It's you people dying from nothing who are screwed.'"

    "And I'll tell you something too. That's starting to annoy me about UFOs, the fact that they cross galaxies or universes to visit us, and always end up in places like... Fife ******* Alabama... Maybe these aren't superintelligent beings, y'know what I mean?
    "To my delight, I find that there is a different warning on each pack of cigarettes. Mine says: 'Warning: Smoking can cause fetal damage or premature birth'. **** it – I've found my brand! 'Yeah, give me a carton of Low Birth Weights.' Just don't get the ones that say lung cancer, you know? Shop around, it is your body."
    "It's really weird how your life changes. Tonight I'm drinking water. Four years ago? Opium. Night and day, you know?"
    "Your denial is beneath you, and thanks to the use of hallucinogenic drugs, I see through you."
    "The rock stars today who don't do drugs and who in fact speak out against drugs – 'We're rock against drugs!' ... Boy, they suck."
    "You see, I think drugs have done some good things for us. I really do. And if you don't believe drugs have done good things for us, do me a favour. Go home tonight. Take all your albums, all your tapes and all your CDs and burn them. 'Cause you know what, the musicians that made all that great music that's enhanced your lives throughout the years ... rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreal ******* high on drugs. The Beatles were so ******* high they let Ringo sing a few songs."
    "They say rock 'n' roll is the devil's music. Well, let's say that it is; I've got news for you. Let's say that rock'n'roll is the devil's music and we know it for a fact to be the absolutely, unequivitely true.

    Boy, at least he fuckin' jams! Ha ha ha ha! Okay? Did you hear that correctly? If it's a choice between eternal hell and good tunes and eternal heaven and new kids on the fuckin' block... I'm gonna be surfing on the lake of fire, rockin' out... high five at Satan every time I pass the motherfuckin' shore!"

    "You know, if you play New Kids On The Block albums backwards ... they sound better. Gives them that edge they're missing, puts some ******* hair on their balls."
    "'Come on, Bill, they're the New Kids, they're so good and so clean-cut and they're such a good image for the children.' **** that! When did mediocrity and banality become a good image for your children? I want my children to listen to people who ******* rocked! I don't care if they died in puddles of their own vomit. I want someone who plays from his ******* heart!"
    "You know what causes sexual thoughts? I'm gonna clear the air for you tonight. I'm gonna end this debate, hopefully once and for all while on this planet, 'cause outer space awaits our presence, we are better and more unique creatures than this and all eternity is our playground, so let me go ahead and clear this one issue up once and for all and let's move on to real issues.

    Here's what causes sexual thoughts: Having a dick."

    "What do atheists scream when they come?"
    "Are there actually women in the world who do not like to give blowjobs?

    Guess there's a lot of guys on dates here who've got their fingers crossed by now ..."

    "I was talking about blowjobs, and a woman in the audience shouted: 'You ever tried it?' I said: 'Yeah. Almost broke my back ...'"
    "I actually did that act one night in the south. Then, after the show, these three rednecks came up to me. 'Hey buddy, we're Christians and we didn't like what you said.' I said, 'Then forgive me.' Later on, when I was hanging from the tree ..."
    Rant in E-Minor
    "They (Australians) celebrate Easter the exact same way we do: commemorating the death and resurrection of Jesus by telling our children a giant bunny rabbit left chocolate eggs in the night. Now, I wonder why we’re fucked up as a race. Anybody got any idea? You know, I’ve read the Bible. I can’t find the word bunny or chocolate anywhere in the ******* book. Where do they come up with this shit? Why not goldfish left Lincoln logs in your sock drawer? As long as you’re making shit up - you know - go hog-wild. At least the goldfish with a Lincoln log on its back going across your carpet has some miraculous connotations: 'Mum, today I found a Lincoln log in my sock drawer.' 'That’s the story of Jesus.'"
    "Do you all have different books in the Bible than I do? Are you all Gideons? Who are the ******* Gideons? Ever met one, no! Ever seen one, no! But they're all over the ******* world, putting bibles in hotel rooms! Every one of them: 'This Bible was placed here by a Gideon.' When? I've been here all day and I haven't seen shit! I saw the cleaning crew come and go, I saw the minibar guy come and go, I've never laid eyes on a ******* Gideon! ... Where are they from? Gidea?" (On Gideons)
    "I'm gonna capture a Gideon. Yeah, I'm gonna make it a hobby."
    "People suck, and that's my contention. I can prove it on a scratch of paper with a pen. Give me a fuckin' Etch-a-sketch, I'll do it in three minutes. The proof, the fact, the factorum. I'll show my work, case closed. I'm tired of this back-slapping 'aren't humanity neat?' bullshit. We're a virus with shoes, OK? That's all we are."
    "What do you say we lighten things up and talk about abortion? You know, I feel like I'm losing some of you here, and I want to win all of you back with this one. Let's talk about abortion. Let's talk about child killing and see if we can't get some chuckles rippling through the room here. Let's talk about mass murder of young, unborn children and see if we can't coalesce into one big, healthy gutlaugh. Ha ha ha ha!

    Boy, I've never seen an issue so divisive. It's like a civil war, isn't it? Even amongst my friends, who are all very intelligent; they're totally divided on abortion. It's unbelievable. Some of my friends, for instance, think these pro-life people are annoying idiots. Other of my friends think these pro-life people ... are evil fucks. How are we going to come to a consensus? You ought to hear the arguments around my house: 'They're annoying, they're idiots.' 'They're evil, they're fucks!' Brothers, sisters, come together! Can't we once just join hands and think of them as evil-annoying-idiot-fucks? I beseech you. But that's me ..."

    "'We're pro-life.' Eww, you look it! You look like you're filled with life."
    "'I was adopted by pro-life Christians when I was a kid. Does my penis make me a bad boy? That's what they told me!'{gunshot, gunshot}... Please, give me the Satan-worshipping family down the block ... the ones that have the good albums."
    "Here is my actual theory ... beyond the huge, hilarious jokes I have. Here's my real theory, though: If you're so pro-life and you're so pro-child, then adopt one that's already here, that's very unwanted and very alone and needs someone to take care of it to get it out of a horrible situation. Okay? People say, 'Why don't you do that?' And I say, 'Because I hate ******* kids and couldn't care less.' Couldn't give a ****. Don't care at all about abortion. It's your choice, case closed, the end, bottom line. And by the way, that 3 month old kid in your belly is not a ******* human being, okay? It's a bunch of little congregated cells. You're not a human ... till you're in my phonebook."
    "I was over in Australia, and everyone's like: 'Are you proud to be an American?' And I was like, 'Um, I don't know, I didn't have a lot to do with it. You know, my parents fucked there, that's about all."
    "I hate patriotism. I can't stand it.... It's a round world, last time I checked."
    "Here's how I feel about gays in the military: anyone...DUMB ENOUGH to want to be in the military should be allowed in. End of ******* story. That should be the only requirement. I don't care how many push-ups you can do, put on a helmet, go wait in that fox hole. We'll tell you when we need you to kill somebody. I've been watching all these Congressional hearings, and all these military guys and all the pundits going, 'The esprit de corps will be affected and we are such a moral...' excuse me, aren't you all a bunch of ******* HIRED KILLERS? SHUT UP!"
    "Just keep selling them the shitty shit. We'll be fighting the next war. they'll have muskets. 'America won a war with this!' Yeah, a hundred years ago! [makes aerosol can noise] 'What's that?' It's musket repellent.
    "I'll show you politics in America. Here it is, right here. 'I think the puppet on the right shares my beliefs.' 'I think the puppet on the left is more to my liking.' 'Hey, wait a minute, there's one guy holding out both puppets!'"
    "Yeah, you really got my act down good, guys. That'll be great. You know, when I'm done ranting about elite power that rules the planet under a totalitarian government that uses the media in order to keep people stupid, my throat gets parched. That's why I drink orange drink." (After being asked to do an advertisement for orange drink)
    "Speaking of Satan, I was watching Rush Limbaugh the other day. Doesn't Rush Limbaugh remind you of one of those gay guys who likes to lay in a tub while other men pee on him? Can't you see his fat body in a tub while Reagan, Quayle and Bush just ... [pee noise] Just standing around pissing on him, and his piggly-wiggly dick can't get hard. So they call in Barbara Bush ..."
    "Rush Limbaugh is a Scat muncher. He munches Scat!"
    "Folks: It's time to evolve ideas. You know, evolution didn't end with us growing thumbs. You do know that, right? Didn't end there. We're at the point, now, where we're going to have to evolve ideas. The reason the world is so fucked up is we're undergoing evolution. And the reason our institutions, our traditional religions, are all crumbling, is because... they're no longer relevant. They're no longer relevant. So it's time for us to create a new philosophy and perhaps even a new religion, you see. And that's OK 'cause that's our right, 'cause we are free children of God with minds who can imagine anything, and that's kind of our role."
    "I'm sorry if anyone here is Catholic. I'm not sorry if you are offended, I'm actually sorry – just the fact that you're Catholic. Gotta be one of the most ludicrous ******* beliefs ever. Like these vampire priests sink their twin fangs of guilt and sin into you as a child and suck your joy of life out of you the rest of your ******* existence."
    "The whole image is that eternal suffering awaits anyone who questions God's infinite love. That's the message we're brought up with, isn't it? Believe or die! 'Thank you, forgiving Lord, for all those options.'"
    "I've been compared to Koresh before. People've said I was like Koresh, only without the guns or pussy. And, uh ... which means I'm just a really annoying guy, basically."
    "And I knew Bill Clinton became one of the boys when he bombed Iraq. Remember that? It was just a little news story for two days, isn't that interesting? He launched 22 cruise missiles against Baghdad in retalliation for the alleged assassination attempt against George Bush, which failed. We killed six innocent people, launching twenty two, I think three million dollars-a-piece missles on Baghdad, killing six innocent people. Umm ... I think that's a little bit overdoing it if you ask me. What we should have done is embarrass the Iraqis. And here's how we should have done it: we should have assassinated Bush ourselves. 'There, that's how you do it, towel heads. Don't **** with us.' And see, if it had been Bush who had died, there would have been no loss of innocent life."
    From Sane Man
    "Wouldn't you like to see a positive LSD story on the news? To hear what it's all about perhaps? Wouldn't that be interesting? Just for once?"
    "Today, a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration... that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively. There's no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we're the imagination of ourselves. Here's Tom with the weather."
    "Please quit yellin' that. It's not funny, it's not clever; it's stupid, it's repetitive. Why the **** would you continue to yell that? I'm serious.

    [Crowdmember yells out "Kevin Matthews"]

    Okay, Kevin Matthews. What does that mean now? [voice slowly rising] Now what does it mean? I understand where it comes from, so do you. Now what does it all mean? What is the culmination of yelling that?

    [Crowdmember yells out "Jimmy Shorts"]

    Jimmy Shorts. He's not here. He's not gonna be here, now what? Now where are we? [voice rises faster] We're here with you interrupting me again, you ******* idiot! That's ... you see where we're at? We're here at the same point again, where you, the ******* peon masses, can once again ruin anyone who tries to do anything because you don't know how to do it on your own! [shouting] That's where we're fuckin' at! Once again, the useless wastes of ******* flesh that has ruined everything good in the goddamn world! That's where we're at! [bellowing] Hitler had the right idea, he was just an underachiever! Kill 'em all, Adolf, all of 'em! Jew, Mexican, American, white, kill 'em all! Start over, experiment, it worked! [despairingly] Rain forty days, please fuckin' rain to wash these turds off my ******* life! Wash these human wastes of flesh and bone off this planet! I pray to you, God, to kill these ******* people!

    [Crowdmember yells out "Freebird" again]

    [utterly deflated] Freebird. [drops the mike]"

    (The infamous tirade against a heckler repeatedly crying out "Freebird" in 1987)

    "All governments are lying ***********." (Philosophy, The Best of Bill Hicks)
    "How much do you smoke, sir? Two packs a day, is that right? Pussy. I go through two lighters a day. That's right, two lighters! You're a health nut compared to me. You're like the Jack LaLanne of smokers compared to me." (Flying Saucer Tour, 1991)
    "Tell you, the worst kind of non-smokers' the kind where you're smokin' and they just walk up to you ... [starts coughing affectedly] I always say, 'Shit, you're lucky you don't smoke. That's some cough you got there, dude. I'm smoking, you're coughing. Wow.' That's kind of cruel, man. Going up to a smoker and coughing. Shit! Do you go up to crippled people dancing too, you fucks? 'Hey, Mr. Wheelchair. What's your problem? Come on ironside, race ya!'"
    "I have been a comedian for a long time, so forgive me while I plaster on a fake smile and plough through this shit one more time."
    "I have a scoop for you. I stole his act. I camouflaged it with punchlines, and to really throw people off, I did it before he did." (On the similarity of Denis Leary's act with his own)
    "I am a comedian and poet, so anything that doesn't get a laugh ... is a poem."
    "I was on the aeroplane coming over here. It's a non-smoking plane – get this, right? No smoking, but they allow children. Hmmm. 'Well, smoking bothers me.' Well, guess what ...?"
    "Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye."
    "I have never seen two people on pot get in a fight because it is ******* impossible. 'Hey, buddy!' 'Hey, what?' 'Ummmmmmm ...' End of argument."
    "I was in Nashville, Tennesee last year. After the show, I went to a waffle house. I'm not proud of it, I was hungry. And I'm eating, I'm alone and I'm reading a book, right? Waitress walks over to me: 'Hey, what you readin' for?' Is that like the weirdest ******* question you've ever heard? Not what am I reading, but what am I reading ... for. 'Well, God damn it, you stumped me. Why do I read? Hm ... I guess I read for a lot of reasons, and the main one is ... so I don't end up being a ******* waffle waitress.' But then, this trucker in the next booth gets up, stands over me and goes: 'Well, looks like we got ourselves a reader.' What the ****'s going on here? It's not like I walked into a Klan rally in a Boy George outfit, God damn it. It's a book!"
    "Here is my final point. About drugs, about alcohol, about pornography and smoking and everything else. What business is it of yours what I do, read, buy, see, say, think, who I ****, what I take into my body – as long as I do not harm another human being on this planet?"
    "People say, 'Bill, quit talking about Kennedy, man. It was a long time ago. Just let it go, all right? It's a long time ago, just forget it.' I'm like, all right, then don't bring up Jesus to me. As long as we're talking shelf life here ..."
    "Christianity has a built-in defense system: Anything that questions a belief, no matter how logical the argument is, is the work of Satan by the very fact that it makes you question a belief. It's a very interesting defense mechanism, and the only way to get by it – and believe me, I was raised Southern Baptist – is to take massive amounts of mushrooms, sit in a field and just go, 'Show me.'"
    "We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution."
    "I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out."
    "I don't understand anything, so there you go ... You know what my problem is? I watch too much news, man. That's my problem, that's why I'm so depressed all the time. I figured it out. I watch too much CNN, man. I don't know if you've ever sat around and watched CNN more than, I don't know, 20 hours in one day ... I don't recommend that. Watch CNN Headline News for 1 hour, it's the most depressing thing you'll ever ******* do. 'WAR, FAMINE, DEATH, AIDS, HOMELESS, RECESSION, DEPRESSION. WAR, FAMINE, DEATH, AIDS, HOMELESS ...' Then, you look out your window ... [makes cricket noises] Where's all this shit happening? Ted Turner's making this shit up! Jane Fonda won't sleep with him, he runs to a typewriter: '"By 1992, we will all die of AIDS." Read that on the air. I don't get laid, no one gets laid!' I'm writing Jane Fonda: 'Will you **** this guy so we can get some good news, please?' I want to see a well-laid Ted Turner newscast: 'Hey, it's all going to work out. Here's sports.'"
    "I can't watch TV longer than 5 minutes without praying for nuclear holocaust."
    "How much do you smoke, sir? A pack a day? Why don't you just put on a dress and swish around ... I go through two lighters a day."
    "This is it, folks. This is the idea which has kept me virtually unknown for the past 16 years. I have watched my crowds dwindle. I am going nowhere, and nowhere quick, but, those of you who have children, I am sorry to tell you this, but they are not special. Wait! I know some of you are going: 'What, what?' Let me just clarify: I know you think they're special ... ha ha ha! I'm aware of that. I'm just here to tell you that they're not! Ha ha ha ha! Sorry. Did you know that every time a guy comes, he comes two-hundred million sperm? One out of two-hundred million – that load, we're only talking about one load – connected: Gee, what are the ******* odds? Do you know what that means? I've wiped nations off've my chest with a grey gymsock. Entire civilizations have flaked and crusted in the hair around my navel! [...] I've tossed universes in my underpants while napping. Boom! A Milkyway shoots into my jockeyshorts: 'Unngh ... what's for ******* breakfast?!'"
    "As long as one person lives in darkness, then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people."
    "That's one thing about travelling man, you stay in hotels all the time. Anybody here stay in hotels on a regular basis? Can you help me with something – does 'Do Not Disturb' mean 'Knock Immediately' in Spanish?"
    "I used to drink, I did. I had to quit. Man, I was an embarrassing drunk. I'd get pulled over by the cops, I'd be so drunk I'd be out dancing in their lights thinking I'd made it to the next club."
    "We can call anyone? Well, how about my ******* agent, and let's fire him together. Pittsburg, you bastard. Good crowds? They stared at me like a dog that's just been shown a card-trick." (To audience member)
    "All our beliefs are being challenged now, and rightfully so – they're stupid."
    "The Loch Ness monster is actually a submarine. Driven by Bigfoot."
    "They got this thing in New York, Channel J. Anybody heard of it? Well, it broadcasts nothing but ads for escort services 24 hours a day. Ads like:

    'Call 1900-SLUT and the girl of your dreams will come to your house ...'

    Let me tell you folks ... the girl of my dreams doesn't blow fifty guys a day. The girl of my dreams I don't feel like eating a trucker's come out of her pussy ... The girl of my dreams you can't play connect-the-dots with the herpes sores around her anus.

    The girl of my dreams I'm puttin' on a pedestal so I can ... do nasty, nasty things to her.

    "'Hey buddy, my daddy died for that flag.'

    'Really? I bought mine. Yeah, they sell them at K-Mart and shit.'

    'He died in the Korean War.'

    'Wow, what a coincidence. Mine was made in Korea.'

    No one – and I repeat, no one – has ever died for a flag. See, a flag ... is just a piece of cloth. They may have died for freedom, which is also the freedom to burn the fuckin' flag, see. That's freedom."

    "It's great to be back here. Wherever the hell I am, I always have a great time when I'm here."
    "While I was in England, I got to see footage of the Rodney King trial that I was never able to see over here. I think I figured out why the LA riots occurred. Did you guys see these cops testifying? Did these guys have balls or what? They carry their ball in a wheelbarrow. '"Cuse me, 'cuse me, man with big balls coming through. Man with big balls is here to testify.' 'Please place your right testicle on the bible.' BBBBBBBOOOOOOOOOMMMM. This guy, Officer Coon ... is life too ******* weird or what? Officer Coon actually look into the camera and says: 'Yeah, that Rodney King beating tape, it's all in how you look at it.' The courtroom murmurs: "Jesus, what balls." ... 'Really? How would you look at it, Officer Coon?' 'Well, if you play it backwards, you see us pick King up and helping him on his way.' Mmm ... not guilty."
    "But you know, it's hard to have a relationship in this business, man. It's gonna take a very special woman ... or a bunch of average ones. Anyway, I was reading an article in the paper about Ted Bundy [the mass murderer] being on trial in Florida. In the article it said the courtroom was filled with women waiting to give him flowers, love letters and wedding ******* proposals ... and I'm afraid to say that the first thing that entered my head was: 'And I'm not getting laid.' What am I doing wrong? I read another article, a woman is suing the state of Wisconsin. Here's why: She married a fella. He's on death row. Why is he on death row? He killed 8 women ... he has AIDS, and she's suing the state for rights of conjugal visits. And I'm afraid to say that the first thing that came to my head was: 'And I'm not getting laid.' OK, what exactly are you ladies looking for in a man here? They must have been heavy on the old sense of humour that you always talk about in your little women's polls. 'Ted Bundy, that old whip, he's hilarious. Some of the things Ted would do, he kills me. I overlooked the whole mass murder things 'cause he kept me in stitches.' It's just depressing. Michael Bolton, Garth Brooks, achey breaky ******* dick this guy is, Ted Bundy getting wedding proposals. You know, we're fucked up here. I tell you, Satan's gonna have no trouble taking over here 'cause all the women are gonna say: 'What a cute butt.' He's Satan. 'You don't know him like I do.' He's the Prince of Darkness. 'I can change him.' And I bet that's true, man. I wouldn't give Satan a snowball's chance in Hell against a woman's ego. He'd rule the earth for a day, then we'd see him outside, mowing the lawn. 'Hey, aren't you Satan?' 'Shut up.' 'Oooh, Mr. Prince of Darkness, you forgot the edge back there.' 'SHUT UP.' You'll see him at the supermarket buying 'Tampons, aisle three ...' 'Aren't you Satan?' 'SHUT UP.' 'You're pussy-whipped!' 'No, I'm Satan! GRRR!' 'You're not Prince of Darkness, you're Pussy-whipped of Darkness!'"
    "Actually, I'm against drugs being legalized, and this is why. Last weekend, my friend and I went into a farm, took some mushrooms, and we sat on a field. I looked up into the sky and saw God. He told me that there is nothing to fear, that he loves every single creature on this planet, and he showered gifts of forgiveness and love onto the Earth, and I realised that there was nothing to fear, and I loved everything ... Now, if that isn't a bad thing for this country, I don't know what is. How can we continue to make weapons if we love everything?"
    "No, I don't do drugs anymore, either. But I'll tell you something about drugs. I used to do drugs, but I'll tell you something honestly about drugs, honestly, and I know it's not a very popular idea, you don't hear it very often anymore, but it is the truth: I had a great time doing drugs. Sorry. Never murdered anyone, never robbed anyone, never raped anyone, never beat anyone, never lost a job, a car, a house, a wife or kids, laughed my ass off, and went about my day."