Richard Lewis - Down South

The Amazing Johnathan & Marc Maron Season 1, Ep 0108 02/24/1992 Views: 2,187

In the South, they think that "Hanukkah" is a duck call. (3:08)

THANK YOU.

OH, THANK YOU!

YOU KNOW, THAT WAS GENUINE.

I SWEAR TO GOD.

I'M IN SHOW BIZ, ALTHOUGHI DON'T KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS--

THERE'S NO BUSINESS

BECAUSE THE COUNTRY'SIN RECESSION, BUT THANK YOU.

I AM VERY POLITICAL,AND I JUST CAN'T...

YOU KNOW WHAT BUSH--

I THINK BUSH THINKS--I'M SORRY, MR. PRESIDENT--

I THINK HE THINKS"THE HOMELESS" MEANS

PEOPLE THAT DON'T OWN A HOME,WHICH I THINK IS A BIG MISTAKE.

( laughter )

GOOD NIGHT.

THANK YOU!

NO, I REALLY--

I JUST-- LOOK, I'M A LIBERAL,SO THAT'S IT, MAN.

THIS IS THE COMEDY CENTRAL.

I CAN SAY WHAT I WANT.

THIS IS VERY HIP.

AND QUAYLE--I DON'T KNOW WHERE HE'S BEEN.

PEOPLE WITH MINER'S CAPSARE LOOKING HERE AND THERE.

I MEAN, DURING THE GULF WAR,HE ACTUALLY CUT A RIBBON

TO OPEN UP A BAKERYIN TEANECK, NEW JERSEY.

YOU KNOW, IT'S SAD.

I'M NOT DOING QUAYLE JOKES.

I KNOW EVERYBODY DOES IT, BUT--ALTHOUGH THERE WAS A BIG SIGN--

I THINK IN BOSTON,OR WAS IT HARVARD?

A BIG MEDICAL TEST.

RATS WOULD RATHER STARVETHAN NOT DO A QUAYLE JOKE

SO I HAD TO DO IT.

BUT I'M HERE.

WELCOME TO THE A LIST.

IT'S A GREAT NIGHT TONIGHT.

WE HAVE THE AMAZING JONATHANAND MARK MARON, HUH?

COME ON!

THEY'RE GREAT.

THESE GUYS TRAVEL.

I USED TO TRAVEL.

I'M TOO OLD NOW.

I JUST NAP, BASICALLY,BUT I WAS ON THE ROAD--

THIS WAS MY LAST TRIP,PROBABLY, BEFORE I DIE--

I DON'T WANT TO DEPRESS YOU--BUT I WAS IN THE DEEP SOUTH

AND I DID THIS BENEFIT--I'M LIKE THE GANDHI OF COMEDY.

YOU KNOW THESE THEATERSIN THE ROUND, THEY SPIN AROUND.

YOU DO A JOKE, AND YOU VOMIT.

YOU DO A JOKE,AND YOU VOMIT.

I DID A MENTAL HEALTHINSTITUTION IN THE DEEP SOUTH

AND IT HAD A THEATERIN THE ROUND

BUT ACTUALLY,THE STAGE DIDN'T SPIN

BUT EVERY CHAIR SPUN,EVERY MENTAL PATIENT SPUN.

IT WAS SORT OF FRIGHTENING.

BUT I GO ON THE ROAD--

I'M READY, LIKE DURING HOLIDAYS

LIKE IN THE SOUTH, LIKE LAST--I'LL NEVER FORGET--

LIKE LAST CHRISTMASAND HANUKKAH TIME

MY MOTHER GAVE ME A COLLAPSIBLEMENORAH TO PUT IN MY SUITCASE

ALTHOUGH IN THE SOUTH, THEYTHINK HANUKKAH WAS A DUCK CALL.

HANUKKAH! PULL, SHOOT!

( laughter )

BUT I ACTUALLY HAD TO BE THEREFOR A GIG, BECAUSE MY NEPHEW

WAS GETTING BAR MITZVAHEDAT TEMPLE BETH YAHOO!

IT WAS LIKE, REALLY,IT WAS THE ONLY TEMPLE THEY HAD

AND THE RABBI WAS FINE.

I DIDN'T MINDTHE TEN-GALLON SKULLCAP.

THAT WAS FINE, BUT THE--YOU KNOW, THE RACCOON TAIL.

YOU KNOW, I THINK THE RABBIWAS BUDDY EBSENBERG.

IT WAS REALLY SORTOF A SAD THING.

( laughter )

I KNOW.

I WAS A LITTLE UPSET,BECAUSE MY NEPHEW--

I MEAN, HE LIP-SYNCHEDHIS BAR MITZVAH SPEECH

WHICH I FELT WAS...

( wild cheering and applause )