13 Comedies That Tackled the Supremely Unfunny
Trying to be funny on stage is hard enough as it is. Most people would find it extremely difficult to stand in front of a crowd and share their thoughts on long lines at the DMV, but these comedians opened up about some uncomfortably dark personal issues. Grief, racism, abuse, depression, and police brutality could all make a case for the least funny issue to touch on, but these seasoned vets hit them head on, and gave a master class on tackling the nightmarishly dismal.
The nightmarishly dismal?! Oof, we have to remember that this is still a comedy list. Okay, maybe this’ll lighten the mood. “I think being a Gemini drastically delayed my bipolar diagnosis. My whole life, I kept hearing, ‘You Gemini’s are so hot and cold. I never know which one of you I’m going to get.’ So when my psychiatrist diagnosed me bipolar, I was like, ‘Oh, no, you don’t understand. I was born on June 3rd.’” We’re no Taylor Tomlinson, so keep reading to see her hilarious bipolar joke. Here’s that and 12 other comedians who tackled the supremely unfunny.