Todd Barry - Gotta Ask You This Question

Todd Barry: Super Crazy Season 1, Ep 101 07/21/2012 Views: 12,147

Todd Barry recounts a few memorable interactions he's had with audience members after his stand-up performances. (2:02)

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I DID A SHOW IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

A GUY CAME UP TO ME AFTERTHE SHOW

AND WAS LIKE "HEY MAN,I GOTTA ASK YOU THIS QUESTION."

SO, I COULD ALREADY TELLBY HIS TONE

THAT I DIDN'T WANT TO HEAROR ANSWER THIS QUESTION.

HE'S LIKE "I GOTTA ASKYOU THIS QUESTION..."

I WAS LIKE "WHAT ISYOUR QUESTION?"

HE WAS LIKE "CAN YOU BECOMEA MILLIONAIRE

DOING COMEDY? GOTTAASK YOU THAT."

IT'S LIKE WHY WOULD HE HAVE TO ASK ME THAT?

IT'S AS IF HE'S LIKE"HEY MAN, BEFORE I GO

WRITING A BUNCH OFGREAT JOKES

GETTING A BIG HOLLYWOODAGENT TO BOOK ME ON A WORLD TOUR

I GOTTA KNOW THATTHE PAYOFF IS GOING TO BE

AT LEAST 1 MILLION DOLLARS.

I'D BE LIKE "I DUNNO MAN,

FIRST YEAR IN THE BUSINESSMAYBE $700,000

BUT I COULD TELL BYTHE QUESTION

THAT YOU'RE IN IT FOR THE RIGHT REASONS

SO GO CHASE YOURDREAM

OF INSTANT WEALTH

SOMEHOW THROUGHSTAND-UP COMEDY.

DID SOME SHOWS IN SWEDEN

THEY SPEAK REALLY GREATENGLISH IN SWEDEN

I WAS TALKING TO A WOMANATER MY SHOW

SHE GOES: "I DON'T THINKI SPEAK ENGLISH VERY WELL."

I GO: "YEAH, YOU DO ACTUALLY."

JUST THEN A GUY CAME OVERTO GET HIS PICTURE TAKEN WITH ME

SITS ON MY LAP,SNAPS A PICTURE

AND RUNS OFF.

SHE'S LIKE "OH THAT MANIS BOUNDARYLESS"

I WAS LIKE WOW I COULDTAKE SWEDISH FOR 50 YEARS

I WOULDN'T HAVE COME UP WITHTHE EQUIVALENT OF BOUNDARYLESS

MY FRIENDS BACK IN THE STATESWOULDN'T HAVE COME UP WITH THAT

THEY'D BE LIKE "WHAT ADOUCEBAG, MAN

THE GUY PLOPS HIS DUMBASSDOWN, DOESN'T EVEN ASK

WHAT A DOUCEBAG."

I BELIEVE THE WORD YOU'RESEARCHING FOR IS BOUNDARYLESS

PERHAPS IF ENGLISH WASYOUR SECOND LANGUAGE

YOU'D HAVE THAT WORD ATYOUR GRASP.