A priest, a rabbi and an atheist walk into a bar. They
put their names on the list and hope to get called up for three minutes
onstage. They’re aspiring standups—like everyone else in Portland
Arts & Books
“Here come the kid-fucking jokes.”Sure, why not? In the course of his set last Thursday night at Helium, Dave Attell discussed just about every other uncomfortable subject imaginable—masturbation, ejaculation, pubic hairstyling, homosexuals, Mexicans, midgets...especially midgets—so really, it was only a matter of time before he got to the pedophilia nyuks. While that might sound vile, ...
So, this is embarrassing—Matthew Singer attended a VIP night at Helium Comedy for us last Thursday and immediately turned around the following eloquent and insightful review, which I promptly forgot about until today. So, y'know, enjoy the belated commentary. And sorry, Matt. -Ben Waterhouse. It didn't take long into Bill Burr's set at Helium Comedy Club for Portland to prove that it is ...