Quotes / Dude, Not Funny!


Laugh and laugh 'til all the chameleons turn black
Laugh and laugh 'til you're told 'Please don't come back'
The Tragically Hip, "World Container"

Di: Ahhmmm, this is a murder scene.
Marc: I though you were doing a CSI: Miami riff. You know, with the pun. And the glasses.
Di: That still wouldn’t make it okay.
Fans!, ”Crossover”, chapter 1.

"You've gone entirely too far! Comedy is comedy, but this, this is... Monstrous!"
Philo Pennysworth (a chicken) on making an episode on Colonel Sanders.

"It needs more funny, and less make-me-angry."
Kaff Tagon, Schlock Mercenary

When you laugh about people who feel so very lonely
Their only desire is to die
Well, I'm afraid
It doesn't make me smile
The Smiths, "That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore"

Darkstalker: You could always kill her [Glory]. I'm kidding. Ha ha, evil nightmare dragon, right?
Moon: That's not funny.
Darkstalker: Too Soon?
Wings of Fire: Moon Rising

Real Life

"You can laugh of everything, but not with everybody."
Pierre Desproges

"Freedom does not mean license."
Erich Fromm

"Once, in a break, I told him I'd thought of a funny line about someone but I was afraid it might be too sharp. He drummed on his desk with a long pencil and frowned: "If you ever have the slightest doubt about a line don't say it." The best advice."
Gore Vidal on Johnny Carson, Point to Point Navigation

"It's nice to know I went too far and there's a room full of people saying, "Yes, you did.""

"Mike [Wilson] brought me that bitch ad and I thought it was funny. I told Mike people might take it the wrong way, but he just said, 'Don't be a pussy!'"
John Romero on his immortal Daikatana advertisements

Sometimes I think God hates me, but then I remember it's probably because I do strips like this one.
Hard, author of Sexy Losers