One of my blogging buddies, Kieran, at Kieran’s Bullshit Humor, is sort of friends with the comedian Lewis Black. This is as close as I’ve ever been to celebrity, and I want to bask in Kieran’s reflected glory. Here’s a reblog of a recent post, of Lewis Black reading some of Kieran’s funny lines.
I’ve sent in a couple of hundred entries. This is the 4th story he has read. It’s the second one about growing up in Akron, Ohio.
That’s about a 2 percent success rate. If I was a baseball player, I’d be hitting .020.
The audience in Cleveland seemed to get the joke:
Here’s the transcript of what I actually typed. You can tell it’s all in the delivery — the lines Lewis improvised got the most laughs.
“Just 12 miles south of here is Bath, Ohio.
13-year old kids in Bath go to Revere Middle School. 40 years ago, it was affectionately known as “Reefer Junior High”.
Reefer Junior High had an incredibly famous…
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