Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers (2009)





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Joan Riversis the woman of the hour as she faces the fire of professional comedians and celebrities such as Kathy Griffin (as Roastmaster), Brad Garrett, Tom Arnold, Don Rickles, Gilbert Gottfried, Carl Reiner, Whitney Cummings, Mario Cantone, Donald Trump, Greg Giraldo, Melissa Rivers, Jeffrey Ross...
Comedy , Television
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Kathy Griffin, the MC, is not funny. I think her and Andy Dick might be the same person. Has anyone ever seen them together, in one place, at the same time? Hmmmmm...

Sean Gillespie
Sean Gillespie

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I was initially skeptical about viewing the Joan Rivers' Roast, given how her recent fame revolves around red-carpet humour and superficial celebrity jokes. I was pleased to discover how well-ranged the comedy writing team were, especially as the grittier jokes continued into the program. Griffin makes an excellent (albeit slightly annoying) roastmaster, although I always appreciate the usual Deus regulars (Ross, Geraldo, Gottfried, Cantone). I wasn't surprised to discover Tom Arnold err thrice during his set, while Carl Reiner proved how unfunny an old man who curses for cheap laughs can truly be.

Kevin M
Kevin M

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