I just want to give a shout out to the best comedy podcast on the internet -- The Smartest Man in the World
, featuring the rapid-fire improvisational work of Greg Proops. Previously, I knew his work only from his appearances on Whose Line Is It Anyways
. This guy thinks faster than anyone I know. If someone fired a .22 at him from ten feet away, this guy could spit out four or five screamingly funny remarks about gun control before the bullet got within two feet -- and even then, he'd still be able to step out of harm's way, because he's that fucking fast
(I used that image to illustrate a point. Please don't make the experiment.)
It's all unscripted and topical. Sometimes he'll riff on matters that aren't very interesting. Don't worry: Within five minutes he'll be onto something new.
And his politics are very