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De Blasio jokes about pursuing comedy
as a second act, punchline falls flat

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Posted By: Imright, 6/29/2021 6:56:27 PM

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is unable to run for reelection because of term limits, quipped at a Tuesday news conference that he may consider a second act in comedy, but his joke fell painfully flat. De Blasio's awkward punchline came as he announced the return of the New York Comedy Festival alongside Caroline Hirsch, founder of comedy club Carolines on Broadway. "I just want to volunteer, I have an incredible new act where I just eat food live. … It’s kind of like modern art and comedy together," De Blasio said."Will you give me an audition? I really think I’ve figured out my next act. Get it?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Come And Take It 6/29/2021 6:59:23 PM (No. 830758)
Warren would be great as a comedian. I am literally rolling on the floor at the thought of him being tossed through a wood chipper as part of a sight gag.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: smokincol 6/29/2021 7:34:02 PM (No. 830797)
the Comrade Mayor is a comedy act in and of himself. he is a walking punch-line
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Reply 3 - Posted by: navybrat 6/29/2021 7:36:01 PM (No. 830798)
The damage that he has done to NYC is nothing to laugh about, but the people there elected him twice and it looks like they are about to elect someone as bad.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Donna M 6/29/2021 7:53:27 PM (No. 830817)
If you can get Wilhelm (his real name) out of his cloud of weed smoke! He and Chirlane have already booked their exodus to Jamaica to enjoy their $100M or so embezzled from NYC (her mental health initiative where that amount 'disappeared').
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0 6/29/2021 8:10:02 PM (No. 830836)
Oh, he's funny all right, but looks ain't everything!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: itsonlyme 6/29/2021 8:16:09 PM (No. 830841)
Elections have consequences Many voted for him to be mayor, twice. Enjoy sleeping in the bed you contributed to sheet in. PS Wear nose plugs, the smell won't remind you of fabric softener.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: downnout 6/29/2021 8:20:15 PM (No. 830846)
Hit the gong, get the hook and get him off the stage.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: volksford 6/29/2021 8:39:35 PM (No. 830862)
This guy should take the little woman and daughter and join a freak show ...whew!!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: PostAway 6/29/2021 8:49:11 PM (No. 830868)
To be honest and in answer to his question I really don’t see what he did there.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: paral04 6/29/2021 9:14:12 PM (No. 830880)
His whole administration was a sick joke. Don't need any more of his humor.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 6/29/2021 9:33:16 PM (No. 830889)
He deserves the old tar, feathers and rid on a fence rail.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Father of Internet 6/30/2021 12:32:55 AM (No. 830974)
Well, his first act was a complete TRAGEDY, so...
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