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Not to be confused with Stevie Wright, lead vocalist of The Easybeats, or with the BBC Radio 2 DJ Steve Wright.

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Not to be confused with Stevie Wright, lead vocalist of The Easybeats, or with the Easybeats; BBC Radio 2 DJ Steve Wright; or former Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright.


* BrickJoke: The title of his first album was ''I Have a Pony''. Twenty-two years later, the title of his second album was ''I Still Have a Pony''.



* ScheduleSlip: His second comedy CD was released in 2007, twenty-two years after his last one. A few years earlier, he [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/steven-wright,13796/ explained]] the long gap:

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* ScheduleSlip: His second comedy CD was released in 2007, twenty-two years after his last first one. A few years earlier, he [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/steven-wright,13796/ explained]] the long gap:

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* BeamMeUpScotty: Steven Wright has had a plethora of jokes misattributed to him, which he's not exactly happy about.


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* ScheduleSlip: His second comedy CD was released in 2007, twenty-two years after his last one. A few years earlier, he [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/steven-wright,13796/ explained]] the long gap:
--> When I made ["I Have a Pony"], I noticed that the material on it became so well-known that I couldn't really perform it anymore. And I didn't know how many things I was going to be able to think of. I knew if I made a second album, I'd have to make a third album's worth of stuff to take out live, so audiences wouldn't just hear the same things they'd already heard before. I didn't know at the time if I had that in me, but I just kept accumulating new material. If I had the business sense of a hubcap, I would have said, "I'm up to the third album worth of stuff, so let's record the second one now," but I forgot about it. I just kept piling more and more material up, and didn't think about albums anymore. See, the album helped me go from clubs into theaters, but I didn't think I needed to make another one, because I'm still in theaters.


'''Steven Alexander Wright''' (December 6, 1955--) is a Boston-born comedian with a trademark deadpan delivery. Wright pioneered a new style of StandUpComedy, consisting of a series of short, surreal statements with odd internal logic. Some famous examples include, "I woke up one morning to find that everything in my apartment had been stolen and replaced with an exact replica", "I put instant coffee in the microwave and almost went back in time", or "I bought a packet of instant water but I didn't know what to add". Sometimes he throws in bizarre songs or rambling anecdotes that go absolutely nowhere. You can hear traces of his style in later comedians like the late Creator/MitchHedberg and Creator/DemetriMartin.

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'''Steven Alexander Wright''' (December (born December 6, 1955--) 1955) is a Boston-born comedian with a trademark deadpan delivery. Wright pioneered a new style of StandUpComedy, consisting of a series of short, surreal statements with odd internal logic. Some famous examples include, "I woke up one morning to find that everything in my apartment had been stolen and replaced with an exact replica", "I put instant coffee in the microwave and almost went back in time", or "I bought a packet of instant water but I didn't know what to add". Sometimes he throws in bizarre songs or rambling anecdotes that go absolutely nowhere. You can hear traces of his style in later comedians like the late Creator/MitchHedberg and Creator/DemetriMartin.


-->''"Like my daddy used to say, 'worst comes to worst, we're screwed'."''

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-->''"Like ->''"Like my daddy used to say, 'worst comes to worst, we're screwed'."''


[[HeAlsoDid You may know him as]] the super-bored DJ voice on the radio in ''Film/ReservoirDogs''. He also frequented late night talk shows, debuting on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' in 1982, and was a recurring guest on ''[[Series/TheLateLateShow The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson]]''. Also, in the late 80s, he won an Academy Award for writing and producing the short film ''Film/TheAppointmentsOfDennisJennings.''

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[[HeAlsoDid You may know him as]] the super-bored DJ voice on the radio in ''Film/ReservoirDogs''. He also frequented late night talk shows, debuting on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' in 1982, and was a recurring guest on ''[[Series/TheLateLateShow The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson]]''. Also, in the late 80s, he won an Academy Award for writing and producing the short film ''Film/TheAppointmentsOfDennisJennings.''
'' His acceptance speech began "Now I'm glad I cut the other 90 minutes out."


Not to be confused with Stevie Wright, lead vocalist of The Easybeats, or with the BBC Radio 2 DJ Steve Right.

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Not to be confused with Stevie Wright, lead vocalist of The Easybeats, or with the BBC Radio 2 DJ Steve Right.
Wright.


[[HeAlsoDid You may know him as]] the super-bored DJ voice on the radio in ''Film/ReservoirDogs''. He also frequented late night talk shows, debuting on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' in 1982, and was a recurring guest on ''[[Series/TheLateLateShow The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson]]''. Also, in the late 80s, he won an Academy Award for writing and producing the short film ''The Appointments of Dennis Jennings.''

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[[HeAlsoDid You may know him as]] the super-bored DJ voice on the radio in ''Film/ReservoirDogs''. He also frequented late night talk shows, debuting on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' in 1982, and was a recurring guest on ''[[Series/TheLateLateShow The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson]]''. Also, in the late 80s, he won an Academy Award for writing and producing the short film ''The Appointments of Dennis Jennings.''Film/TheAppointmentsOfDennisJennings.''


* SpiritualSuccessor: Has one in the form of comedian Dan Mintz (aka [[WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers Tina Belcher]]), who is an outspoken admirer of Wright's and performs a similar style of bizarre one-liners in a deadpan voice.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: Has one in the form of comedian Dan Mintz (aka [[WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers Tina Belcher]]), who is an outspoken admirer of Wright's and performs a similar style of bizarre one-liners in a deadpan voice.


'''Steven Alexander Wright''' is a Boston-born comedian with a trademark deadpan delivery. Wright pioneered a new style of StandUpComedy, consisting of a series of short, surreal statements with odd internal logic. Some famous examples include, "I woke up one morning to find that everything in my apartment had been stolen and replaced with an exact replica", "I put instant coffee in the microwave and almost went back in time", or "I bought a packet of instant water but I didn't know what to add". Sometimes he throws in bizarre songs or rambling anecdotes that go absolutely nowhere. You can hear traces of his style in later comedians like the late Creator/MitchHedberg and Creator/DemetriMartin.

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'''Steven Alexander Wright''' (December 6, 1955--) is a Boston-born comedian with a trademark deadpan delivery. Wright pioneered a new style of StandUpComedy, consisting of a series of short, surreal statements with odd internal logic. Some famous examples include, "I woke up one morning to find that everything in my apartment had been stolen and replaced with an exact replica", "I put instant coffee in the microwave and almost went back in time", or "I bought a packet of instant water but I didn't know what to add". Sometimes he throws in bizarre songs or rambling anecdotes that go absolutely nowhere. You can hear traces of his style in later comedians like the late Creator/MitchHedberg and Creator/DemetriMartin.

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* FelonyMisdemeanor: "I was arrested for lip-syncing karaoke."


* '''SurrealHumor:''' A Steven Wright specialty. His sets are mostly just one MindScrew after another.

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* '''SurrealHumor:''' SurrealHumor: A Steven Wright specialty. His sets are mostly just one MindScrew after another.





* ScheduleSlip: His second comedy CD was released in 2007, twenty-two years after his last one. A few years earlier, he [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/steven-wright,13796/ explained]] the long gap:
--> When I made ["I Have a Pony"], I noticed that the material on it became so well-known that I couldn't really perform it anymore. And I didn't know how many things I was going to be able to think of. I knew if I made a second album, I'd have to make a third album's worth of stuff to take out live, so audiences wouldn't just hear the same things they'd already heard before. I didn't know at the time if I had that in me, but I just kept accumulating new material. If I had the business sense of a hubcap, I would have said, "I'm up to the third album worth of stuff, so let's record the second one now," but I forgot about it. I just kept piling more and more material up, and didn't think about albums anymore. See, the album helped me go from clubs into theaters, but I didn't think I needed to make another one, because I'm still in theaters.


* GirlOnGirlIsHot: One joke: "I asked my girl if she ever had sex with another woman. She said no. I said, 'you should try it, it's fun!'....now she's gone..."

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* GirlOnGirlIsHot: One joke: "I Deconstructed.
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asked my girl if she ever had sex with another woman. She said no. I said, 'you should try it, it's fun!'....fun!' And she did; now she's gone..."



* TheStoic: Does he ''ever'' smile?



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->''"Don't think about it; it doesn't mean anything."''

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