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** This has recently evolved into an overly long series of IncrediblyLamePun knock-knock jokes [[SarcasmMode seriously lamenting]] the death of WhitneyHouston.

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** This has recently evolved into an overly long series of IncrediblyLamePun knock-knock jokes [[SarcasmMode seriously lamenting]] the death of WhitneyHouston.Music/WhitneyHouston.

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** "WHY DO SO MANY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY GAY MEN..."

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* StylisticSuck: Everyone's idea of an unpleasant, washed-out awful stand-up comedian.


Stand-Up persona of Australian musician Gregg Turkington. One of the pioneers of AntiHumor, you can compare him best to the foul mouthed audience insulting persona Tony Clifton done by Creator/AndyKaufman. Anti-comedy relies on people doing unfunny things to funny effect, Hamburger employs outdated ex-wife and "Why did the chicken cross the road?" jokes with abysmal timing.

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Stand-Up persona of Australian musician Gregg Turkington. One of the pioneers of AntiHumor, you can compare him best to the foul mouthed audience insulting persona Tony Clifton done by Creator/AndyKaufman. Anti-comedy relies on people doing unfunny things to funny effect, effect; Hamburger employs outdated ex-wife and "Why did the chicken cross the road?" jokes with abysmal timing.


*** He also tells a ShaggyDogStory coupled with DontExplainTheJoke about Sharon Osbourne cooking her husband OzzyOsbourne a chicken with a head still attached.

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*** He also tells a ShaggyDogStory coupled with DontExplainTheJoke about Sharon Osbourne cooking her husband OzzyOsbourne Music/OzzyOsbourne a chicken with a head still attached.

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** Not so much a catch phrase, but he's recently taken to whimpering like a dog when a joke doesn't go over well.

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*** He also tells a ShaggyDogStory coupled with DontExplainTheJoke about Sharon Osbourne cooking her husband OzzyOsbourne a chicken with a head still attached.

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* ShaggyDogStory: The reason Courtney Love will not be having any cranberry sauce with her Christmas dinner this year. [[spoiler:It turns out it's because she won't even be eating Christmas dinner this year. She won't even be celebrating the holiday at all. By then, she will have died of a heroin overdose.]]

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Stand-Up persona of Australian musician Gregg Turkington. One of the pioneers of AntiHumor, you can compare him best to the foul mouthed audience insulting persona Tony Clifton done by Creator/AndyKaufman. Anti-comedy relies on people doing unfunny things to funny effect, Hamburger employs outdated ex-wife and "Why did the chicken cross the road?" jokes with abysmal timing.

Something of a regular on ''Series/TimAndEricAwesomeShowGreatJob''. Creator/TimAndEric were thinking of making a GameShow parody starring him called ''The New Big Ball'', but the project was kiboshed by the Creator/AdultSwim execs. The pilot episode is available [[http://video.adultswim.com/the-new-big-ball/the-new-big-ball.html here]].

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!!His act includes examples of:

* AntiHumor
* BitingTheHandHumor: Regularly insults his audience.
* BlackComedyRape
* BlatantLies: He follows up many of his jokes with, "that was in the news," or "I stole that joke from [celebrity]."
* CatchPhrase: "...But thaaaaaaaaat's my life!" among others.
* InNameOnly: ''Great Phone Calls'' is an album of {{Prank Call}}s made by Gregg Turkington, but was re-released as a Neil Hamburger album. This ''was'' where the character of Neil Hamburger originated, but that's just one of several personae that Turkington adopts throughout the album.
* OverlyLongGag: One of his more (in)famous bits involves asking the audience for three or four minutes straight why Courtney Love won't be having any cranberry sauce with her Christmas dinner this year.
** This has recently evolved into an overly long series of IncrediblyLamePun knock-knock jokes [[SarcasmMode seriously lamenting]] the death of WhitneyHouston.
* PungeonMaster: He has a lot of deliberately bad and/or overly-contrived puns in his repertoire.
* SoUnfunnyItsFunny
* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: ''Neil Hamburger Sings Country Winners'', an in-character foray into country music - it's still very much a comedy album, but the fact that it's ''musical'' comedy instead of standup is unusual. There were also two novelty songs on ''Laugh Out Lord'', which was otherwise a stand-up album, but those were in a totally different style from ''Country Winners'' - they were deliberately cheap-sounding SynthPop collaborations with Derrick Bostrom, rather than country songs with a full backup band.
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