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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #15 on: January 25, 2009, 01:03:12 PM »
Also, Tom's River is weirdosville.

Please 'splain.  (I'm from Brick which in my opinion outweirds Toms River.)

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2009, 11:53:54 AM »
I am not kidding when I say that I received a PR spam e-mail at my work address about this show from Comedy Central and the guy who sent it was named Steve Albani. I like how this makes it seem like it's being publicized by a fake Steve Albini.
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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2009, 12:04:53 PM »
Also, Tom's River is weirdosville.

Please 'splain.  (I'm from Brick which in my opinion outweirds Toms River.)

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2009, 03:53:42 PM »
I beg youse guys for your insights into my native land.

My theory is that since the only "culture" anywhere nearby is the Point Pleasant and Seaside boardwalks, and because the entire economy is sustained by people selling slices of pizza and chiropractic services to each other, kids there have to turn inward, or go into the woods or swamps, to stay sane.  And they fail.

Also, guido central.

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #19 on: February 05, 2009, 12:51:00 AM »
Sorry everyone, to go back to the main point here..

But I feel like Mr. Martin knows the fight setup is a Seinfeld gag. I think he's paying homage to a show that he grew up with. I don;t think it's something to hold against the guy.

I did find the copy shop joke lame. I agree there.

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #20 on: February 05, 2009, 01:06:48 AM »
Somebody help me with this math problem...

Zach Galifianakis + Eugene Mirman - (funny) x Zach Braff = ?

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #21 on: February 05, 2009, 01:14:18 AM »
This guy?


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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #22 on: February 27, 2009, 10:27:20 AM »
Have you guys been watching this show? I'm not too impressed, though it's always nice to see our old pal Jon Benjamin on the gold and silver screen.
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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #23 on: February 27, 2009, 10:52:33 AM »
Same here, Samir. I'm not onboard anymore.

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #24 on: February 27, 2009, 03:01:07 PM »
I cannot look at Demetri Martin without thinking that his whole life was written and directed by Wes Anderson.

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #25 on: February 27, 2009, 06:41:40 PM »
I agree with Samir and Jon.

I also want to add that I think Demetri's problem is relying too heavily on style, over crafting decent jokes. It feels like a Chappelles Show with all the goodness scraped out of it.

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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #26 on: February 28, 2009, 01:54:58 PM »
Saw it last night for the first time and liked it better than I thought I would. I think the presence of Jon Benjamin helps quite a bit. But I don't know how many times I'd tune in in the future; a little Demetri Martin goes a long way for me.
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Re: Demetri Martin show trailer - disappointing (to me)...
« Reply #27 on: March 03, 2009, 11:45:39 AM »
I haven't seen it, but I've inheirited a dislike for Demetri Martin ever since the time he invited my friend Danielle to hang out with him a few years ago after one of the Twinkle (I think?) shows, and ended up being really flakey and lame.