Comedy Is Not Pretty

I have an issue with Dane Cook's Tourgasm. I find the show, HBO's documentary series following four comedians—Dane Cook, Gary Gulman, Jay Davis and Robert Kelly—on tour to be a completely unsuccessful rip-off of Comedy Central's Comedians of Comedy. Why? Well, hmm. Maybe because Comedians was a documentary series following four comedians—Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Zach Galifianakis and Maria Bamford—on tour and it was actually funny. But that's me. You might think dick jokes and the word "fuck" are all a comedian needs to pull off a knee-slappin' show. If that's the case, check out Tourgasm veteran Robert Kelly Thursday through Sunday at the Addison Improv, 4980 Belt Line Road. Tickets are $17 to $20. Call _972-404-8501 or visit
Thu., July 27, 8:30 p.m.; Fri., July 28, 8:30 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., July 29, 7, 9 & 11 p.m.; Sun., July 30, 7:30 p.m.
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Merritt Martin
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