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* OlderThanTheyLook: He looks like he should still be in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually well into his fifties.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: He still looks like he should still be hes in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually well his late twenties even into his fifties.middle age.


* OlderThanTheyLook: Martin looks like he should still be in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually well into his forties.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Martin He looks like he should still be in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually well into his forties.fifties.


* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: First show: ''"These Are Jokes"'', where he simply strums and tells many little gags one after the other. Second show: ''"If I"'', an hour-long monologue about palindromes, his stint in law school, and coming to terms with having a lot of useless talents.


Demetri Evan Martin (born May 25, 1973 in New York City, New York) is an American PostModern stand-up comedian, director, actor, artist, musician, and writer. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices SelfDemonstrating/IceBear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.

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Demetri Evan Martin (born May 25, 1973 in New York City, New York) is an American PostModern stand-up comedian, director, actor, artist, musician, and writer. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices voiced SelfDemonstrating/IceBear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.

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* QueerColors: Discussed:
-->'''Martin:''' I just think it's odd one group took refracted light. Pretty greedy, gay people.



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[[caption-width-right:320:'''Demetri Martin''' \\
'''Person''']]



* SixtiesHair: Usually sports a [[Music/TheBeatles Beatles-esque]] mop top.



--> '''Demetri Martin:''' ''"Pillow Fights, okay. Man vs. woman: Fun. Man vs. man: Gay. [[GirlOnGirlIsHot Woman vs. woman: Awesome.]] Man vs. pillow: Crazy. Pillow vs. pillow: CrazyAwesome."''
* CaptainObvious: A recurring theme in Martin's comedy is the use of unnecessary labels. For example, the large pad he frequently uses is always labeled "Large Pad" on the front page. His first comedy special is titled ''These Are Jokes''. His first book is called ''This Is A Book by Demetri Martin''. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin It's a book. By Demetri Martin.]]

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--> '''Demetri Martin:''' ''"Pillow Fights, okay. Man vs. woman: Fun. Man vs. man: Gay. [[GirlOnGirlIsHot Woman vs. woman: Awesome.]] Man vs. pillow: Crazy. Pillow vs. pillow: CrazyAwesome.Crazy awesome."''
* CaptainObvious: A recurring theme in Martin's comedy is the use of unnecessary labels. For example, at the beginning of each episode of ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin,'' he's usually introduced with a caption reading "Demetri Martin: person." The large pad he frequently uses is always labeled "Large Pad" on the front page. His first comedy special is titled ''These Are Jokes''. His first book is called ''This Is A Book by Demetri Martin''. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin It's a book. By Demetri Martin.]]]]
* CloudCuckooLander: Maybe not to the extent of his predecessors like Creator/StevenWright, but Demetri has a very offbeat way of looking at life.



* RaisedLighterTribute: "I keep a lighter in my back pocket all the time. I'm not a smoker. I just really like certain songs."

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* RaisedLighterTribute: "I RaisedLighterTribute:
-->"I
keep a lighter in my back pocket all the time. I'm not a smoker. I just really like certain songs."


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* ToiletHumor: Once made a chart of "How Funny I Find Farts By Location."


Demetri Evan Martin (born May 25, 1973) is an American PostModern stand-up comedian, director, actor, artist, musician, and writer. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices SelfDemonstrating/IceBear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.

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Demetri Evan Martin (born May 25, 1973) 1973 in New York City, New York) is an American PostModern stand-up comedian, director, actor, artist, musician, and writer. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices SelfDemonstrating/IceBear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.


* OlderThanTheyLook: Martin looks like he should still be in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually 44.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Martin looks like he should still be in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually 44.well into his forties.


* OlderThanTheyLook: Martin looks like he should still be in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually 40.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Martin looks like he should still be in high school (or the early half of college), but he's actually 40.44.


A PostModern stand-up comedian and actor. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShow'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices SelfDemonstrating/IceBear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.

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A Demetri Evan Martin (born May 25, 1973) is an American PostModern stand-up comedian comedian, director, actor, artist, musician, and actor.writer. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShow'' ''Series/TheDailyShowWithJonStewart'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices SelfDemonstrating/IceBear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.



* CaptainObvious: A recurring theme in Martin's comedy is the use of unnecessary labels. For example, the large pad he frequently uses is always labeled "Large Pad" on the front page. His first comedy special is titled ''These Are Jokes''.
** His first book is called ''[[TropeName This Is A Book by Demetri Martin]]''. It's a book. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin By Demetri Martin.]]
* CrazyAwesome / BreadEggsBreadedEggs: [[invoked]]

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* CaptainObvious: A recurring theme in Martin's comedy is the use of unnecessary labels. For example, the large pad he frequently uses is always labeled "Large Pad" on the front page. His first comedy special is titled ''These Are Jokes''.
** His first book is called ''[[TropeName This Is A Book by Demetri Martin]]''. It's a book. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin By Demetri Martin.]]
* CrazyAwesome / BreadEggsBreadedEggs: [[invoked]]
BreadEggsBreadedEggs:



* CaptainObvious: A recurring theme in Martin's comedy is the use of unnecessary labels. For example, the large pad he frequently uses is always labeled "Large Pad" on the front page. His first comedy special is titled ''These Are Jokes''. His first book is called ''This Is A Book by Demetri Martin''. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin It's a book. By Demetri Martin.]]



* DistractedByTheLuxury
* FunWithPalindromes: He wrote a 224-word palindrome for "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hUHDIOazIU&t=3m30s If I]]"
** And a ''500-word'' one for ''This is a Book''.

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* %%* DistractedByTheLuxury
* FunWithPalindromes: He wrote a 224-word palindrome for "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hUHDIOazIU&t=3m30s If I]]"
**
I]]" And a ''500-word'' one for ''This is a Book''.



* NerdsAreSexy: Oh, '''''hell yes'''''.


A PostModern stand-up comedian and actor. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShow'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices Ice Bear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.

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A PostModern stand-up comedian and actor. His comedy features a blend of jokes, illustrations, animation, and music. He previously appeared on a recurring segment of ''Series/TheDailyShow'' called "Trendspotting," which lampooned youth culture. He starred in his own Creator/ComedyCentral series, ''Series/ImportantThingsWithDemetriMartin'', and has a starring role in Creator/AngLee's film ''Film/TakingWoodstock'' and currently voices Ice Bear SelfDemonstrating/IceBear in Creator/CartoonNetwork's ''WesternAnimation/WeBareBears''.


* CleopatraNose: Of the Greek variety. {{Lampshaded}} in the promo for his block with Creator/SarahSilverman where he sings about how they go together like "Greeks and noses".


* HeyItsThatGuy[=/=]PlayingAgainstType: In ''Film/{{Contagion}}'', he plays a CDC researcher, who mostly exists to play second fiddle to Jennifer Ehle.


* CleopatraNose: Of the Greek variety. {{Lampshaded}} in the promo for his block with SarahSilverman where he sings about how they go together like "Greeks and noses".

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* CleopatraNose: Of the Greek variety. {{Lampshaded}} in the promo for his block with SarahSilverman Creator/SarahSilverman where he sings about how they go together like "Greeks and noses".

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** And a ''500-word'' one for ''This is a Book''.

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