Monday, November 17, 2008
Party in the Stomach
For those Jim Breuer fans out there, this bit is for you, if you haven't seen it already. It's called "Party in the Stomach," and you can watch it right here.
A few years ago, I got to see Jim Breuer live at Northern Lights in Clifton Park, NY. It was a really small venue, but he was awesome. When he does stand-up, he has a guitarist and a drummer on stage with him. They play and jam in between his bits or when he makes a joke. When they fuse together, it's really cool. And that night, Breuer was on. He was hilarious and quite memorable.
In this bit, I found it the other day, and he has this hilarious joke about having a party in your stomach. The party refers to the person who is drinking, and he has a deeper metaphor for the drinks entering your body like people entering a party. The bouncer lets them in one at a time (he even references certain drinks and adds the appropriate accent for their country of origin) and eventually kicks them all out, the same way they entered, which really means that you're really throwing up. It's always tequila that ruins the party.
The analogy is really interesting, clever, and hilarious. Check it out and see what you think, especially if you're a person who occasionally drinks too much and gets carried away. This one's for you.
Does anyone know if he's working on or doing anything right now? I'd be interested to see what or how he's doing.
So, what do you think of Jim Breuer or this comedy bit?