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** The 2019 monologue for '''Eddie Murphy'''. On stage was '''Chris Rock''', '''Dave Chappelle''', and '''Tracy Morgan''' who is still recovering from an accident that killed his friend and left Tracy in a comma for weeks.
-->Chappelle: This is half of netflix's budget on stage.\\
Tracy Morgan: Not me. I made millions on the road.\\
Eddie: Touring?\\
Tracy: No, I got hit by a truck!

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** The 2019 monologue for '''Eddie Murphy'''. Eddie Murphy's hosting gig. On stage was '''Chris Rock''', '''Dave Chappelle''', Creator/ChrisRock, Creator/DaveChappelle, and '''Tracy Morgan''' Creator/TracyMorgan, who is still recovering from an accident that killed his friend and left Tracy in a comma for weeks.
-->Chappelle: --->'''Chappelle:''' This is half of netflix's Creator/{{Netflix}}'s budget on stage.\\
Tracy Morgan: '''Tracy Morgan:''' Not me. I made millions on the road.\\
Eddie: '''Eddie:''' Touring?\\
Tracy: '''Tracy:''' No, I got hit by a truck!


** Indeed, it might be said that the holiday of ''Día de Muertos''[[labelnote:*]]In Spanish, the holiday is properly called ''Día de Muertos''. The version with ''los'' added is actually a BlindIdiotTranslation back from English.[[/labelnote]] (Day of the Dead) is about this: rather than a grim mourning of those who have died, it's a celebration featuring all sorts of skeletal decorations (juxtaposed with bright colors and flowers). The reasoning behind this is that one should celebrate the lives of those who have passed on, not dwell on the fact that said lives are over. It also has the effect of making death somewhat less frightening.

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** Indeed, it might be said that the holiday of ''Día de Muertos''[[labelnote:*]]In Spanish, the holiday is properly called ''Día de Muertos''. The version with ''los'' added is actually a BlindIdiotTranslation back from English.[[/labelnote]] (Day of the Dead) is about this: rather than a grim mourning of those who have died, [[FunInTheFuneral it's a celebration featuring all sorts of skeletal decorations decorations]] (juxtaposed with bright colors and flowers). The reasoning behind this is that one should celebrate the lives of those who have passed on, not dwell on the fact that said lives are over. It also has the effect of making death somewhat less frightening.

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* In the ''Literature/CormoranStrikeNovels'', the private detetive Cormoran and his comrades' use of it is sometimes a source of tension with Robin Ellacott, who is new to the business and isn't used to it. She doesn't understand how they can laugh and make jokes; they understand that they'd go nuts if they didn't.

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** It's now one of the top requested songs to play at British Funerals


** Rudy Giuliani's appearance on the first ep of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' to air after 9/11.

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** Rudy Giuliani's appearance on the first ep of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' SNL to air after 9/11.



** The 2019 monologue for Eddie Murphy. On stage was Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, and Tracy Morgan who is still recovering from an accident that killed his friend and left Tracy in a comma for weeks.

Chappelle: This is half of netflix's budget on stage.
Tracy Morgan: Not me. I made millions on the road.
Eddie: touring?
Tracy: No, I got hit by a truck.

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** The 2019 monologue for Eddie Murphy. '''Eddie Murphy'''. On stage was Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, '''Chris Rock''', '''Dave Chappelle''', and Tracy Morgan '''Tracy Morgan''' who is still recovering from an accident that killed his friend and left Tracy in a comma for weeks.

Chappelle:
weeks.
-->Chappelle:
This is half of netflix's budget on stage.
stage.\\
Tracy Morgan: Not me. I made millions on the road.
road.\\
Eddie: touring?
Touring?\\
Tracy: No, I got hit by a truck.
truck!


* TruthInTelevision: Rudy Giuliani's appearance on the first ep of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' to air after 9/11.

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* TruthInTelevision: Rudy ''Series/SaturdayNightLive''
**Rudy
Giuliani's appearance on the first ep of ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' to air after 9/11.


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** The 2019 monologue for Eddie Murphy. On stage was Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, and Tracy Morgan who is still recovering from an accident that killed his friend and left Tracy in a comma for weeks.

Chappelle: This is half of netflix's budget on stage.
Tracy Morgan: Not me. I made millions on the road.
Eddie: touring?
Tracy: No, I got hit by a truck.


* ''Series/{{Farscape}}'': The crew of ''Moya'' spend so much time in serious trouble that it would be surprised if they didn't periodically deliver wisecracks on the edge of death. At one point, [[EnemyMine Scorpius]] learns that the gun Crichton gave him is completely empty; just before the bounty hunters open fire, he deadpans, "[[DeadpanSnarker Thank you, John.]]"




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** The Jester also engages in this on a regular basis throughout gameplay.
--->''[[SelfDeprecation It's a sad day when I am our last hope.]]''


* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_232 United Airlines flight 232]] was a DC-10 that suffered a total failure of all its hydraulics in flight, making it all but impossible to control. During the coordination of the emergency landing attempt, the following conversation occurred between ATC and flight captain Alfred Haynes[[labelnote:*]]Haynes did ultimately survive, though not everyone aboard did[[/labelnote]]:

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_232 United Airlines flight 232]] was a DC-10 that suffered a total failure of all its hydraulics in flight, making it all but impossible to control. During the coordination of the emergency landing attempt, the following conversation occurred between ATC and flight captain Alfred Haynes[[labelnote:*]]Haynes did ultimately survive, though not everyone aboard did[[/labelnote]]:survive the crash[[/labelnote]]:


* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_232 United Airlines flight 232]] was a DC-10 that suffered a total failure of all its hydraulics in flight, making it all but impossible to control. During the coordination of the emergency landing attempt, the following conversation occurred between ATC and flight captain Alfred Haynes:

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Airlines_Flight_232 United Airlines flight 232]] was a DC-10 that suffered a total failure of all its hydraulics in flight, making it all but impossible to control. During the coordination of the emergency landing attempt, the following conversation occurred between ATC and flight captain Alfred Haynes:Haynes[[labelnote:*]]Haynes did ultimately survive, though not everyone aboard did[[/labelnote]]:

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* ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'' has Harry's brand of snark become increasingly loaded with this as time goes by and the near death (and occasional actual death) experiences pile up, remarking when told that he's being essentially guided to face off against Thanos that he'll try to "fit him in between Surtur and [[spoiler: myself as a galaxy eating abomination]]." [[StepfordSnarker It is quite transparently a coping mechanism.]]



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* On December 7, 1941, ''Enterprise'' sent a number of aircraft into Pearl Harbor. The first group, consisting of a flight of SBD Dauntless bombers led by air group commander Howard Young, arrived right in the middle of the attack. While several of the planes were downed by Japanese fighters, others were hit by frantic American air defenses. Later that evening, a group of [=F4F=] Wildcats also arrived only to get shot at by nervous gunners. These tragic friendly fire incidents led ''Enterprise'' to have her aircraft repainted with comically oversized national insignia for several months afterwards.[[note]]Consideirng the US roundel had a large red circle right in the middle of the star at the time, which coincidentally could look like the Japanese ''Hinomaru'', this likely didn't help matters much...[[/note]]


** Supposedly, Oswell Whent of the [[PraetorianGuard Kingsguard]] had a wicked sense of black humor. Unfortunately, we never get to see it in action, since he's dead. Alas.
** Sandor Clegane is no great wit and about the last person you'd ever see as a jester. Yet, he has this tendency of actively pointing out the grimly amusing absurdities and contradictions that living in the Seven Kingdoms regularly throws in front of him and then leaves it up to his audience to find their own punchline... or give in to despair. Whichever.

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** Supposedly, Oswell Whent of the [[PraetorianGuard Aerys' Kingsguard]] had a truly wicked sense of black humor. humor in times of stress (or other times, too?). Unfortunately, we never get to see it in action, since he's dead. Alas.
dead and the Weirwoods haven't shown us it. All that's left are brief memories shared and what amounts to a note in the White Book. Alas.
** Sandor Clegane is no great wit and about the last person you'd ever see as a jester. Yet, he has this tendency of actively pointing out the grimly amusing absurdities and contradictions that living in the Seven Kingdoms regularly throws in front of him and then leaves it up to whoever his audience is to find their own punchline... or give in to despair. Whichever.



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* Chess champion Garri Kasparov has recounted how he once met the former World Champions Tigran Petrosjan and Michail Tal, both of whom were marked by serious illness, and expressed his awe at being in the prescence of "two living legends":
--> '''Tal:''' Well... living and living...


--> "Are you sure it's safe?"

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--> ---> "Are you sure it's safe?"



-->''Stuart Slade, on the effects of direct radiation from a nuke'': "Once thermal blast and concussion have reduced you to the size, shape, and color of a [=McDonald's=] hamburger patty, irradiating you as well would be incredibly superfluous."

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-->''Stuart Slade, on --->'''Stuart Slade:''' ''[on the effects of direct radiation from a nuke'': "Once nuke]'' Once thermal blast and concussion have reduced you to the size, shape, and color of a [=McDonald's=] hamburger patty, irradiating you as well would be incredibly superfluous."



--> They say in the Air Force the landing's okay
--> if the pilot can get out and still walk away
--> But in the Fleet Air Arm the prospect is dim
--> if the landing is poor and the pilot can't swim

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--> They --->They say in the Air Force the landing's okay
-->
okay\\
if the pilot can get out and still walk away
-->
away\\
But in the Fleet Air Arm the prospect is dim
-->
dim\\
if the landing is poor and the pilot can't swim



--> There was blood upon the risers, there were brains upon the chute,
--> Intestines were a'dangling from his Paratrooper suit,
--> He was a mess; they picked him up, and poured him from his boots,
--> And he ain't gonna jump no more

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--> There --->There was blood upon the risers, there were brains upon the chute,
-->
chute,\\
Intestines were a'dangling from his Paratrooper suit,
-->
suit,\\
He was a mess; they picked him up, and poured him from his boots,
-->
boots,\\
And he ain't gonna jump no more



-->''54. “Napalm sticks to kids” is *not* a motivational phrase''

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-->''54.--->''54. “Napalm sticks to kids” is *not* a motivational phrase''



-->''Children suckin' on a mother's tit?\\

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-->''Children --->''Children suckin' on a mother's tit?\\



--> CVE (escort carrier; Cruiser Hull (C), Heavier than Air Aircraft (V), Escort (E)) = Combustible, Vulnerable, Expendable
--> LST (Landing Ship, Tank) = Large Slow Target
--> LSD (Landing Ship, Dock) = Large Sitting Duck

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--> CVE -->CVE (escort carrier; Cruiser Hull (C), Heavier than Air Aircraft (V), Escort (E)) = Combustible, Vulnerable, Expendable
-->
Expendable\\
LST (Landing Ship, Tank) = Large Slow Target
-->
Target\\
LSD (Landing Ship, Dock) = Large Sitting Duck



--->'''Benjamin Harrison:''' "I shall have a great advantage over you, Mr. [Elbridge] Gerry, when we are all hung for what we are now doing. From the size and weight of my body, I shall die in a few minutes, but from the lightness of your body you will dance in the air an hour or two before you are dead."

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--->'''Benjamin -->'''Benjamin Harrison:''' "I shall have a great advantage over you, Mr. [Elbridge] Gerry, when we are all hung for what we are now doing. From the size and weight of my body, I shall die in a few minutes, but from the lightness of your body you will dance in the air an hour or two before you are dead."



--> EMT 1 (after moving a very heavy patient): "When I die, you can wait until I'm rotted down to a skeleton so I'm easier to move."
--> EMT 2: "I have a carving knife. I don't have to wait that long."

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--> EMT 1 (after -->'''EMT 1:''' ''[after moving a very heavy patient): "When patient]'' When I die, you can wait until I'm rotted down to a skeleton so I'm easier to move."
--> EMT 2: "I
\\
'''EMT 2:''' I
have a carving knife. I don't have to wait that long."



--> '''Sioux City Approach''': United Two Thirty-Two Heavy, the wind's currently three six zero at one one; three sixty at eleven. You're cleared to land on any runway.
--> '''Haynes''': [laughter] Roger. [laughter] You want to be particular and make it a runway, huh?

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--> '''Sioux -->'''Sioux City Approach''': United Two Thirty-Two Heavy, the wind's currently three six zero at one one; three sixty at eleven. You're cleared to land on any runway.
-->
runway.\\
'''Haynes''': [laughter] Roger. [laughter] You want to be particular and make it a runway, huh?

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* In ''Fanfic/TheUnfantasticAdventuresOfBizarroNo1'', Bizarro-Flash, who is being trialed by the non-existent murder of his obviously living wife (long story), agrees to fight the [[ManOfKryptonite Blue-Kryptonite Men]] because "All they can do is shorten sentence". SelfDemonstrating/{{Bizarro}} identifies his witticism as "gallows humor".
* ''Fanfic/ABoyAGirlAndADogTheLeithianScript'': Elves who have taken part in the Beleriand Wars against [[GodOfEvil Morgoth]] are fond of gallows humor. Valinorean elves aren't, and hearing other elves joking about death leaves them rather puzzled.
-->'''First Guard:''' [earnestly explaining] It's funny the way that it would be if you were killed in battle but then your opponent tripped over you and stabbed himself by accident with his own sword.\\
[longish pause]\\
'''Finarfin:''' And that -- thou deemst diversion?\\
[Nerdanel doesn't comment, but looks rather nauseated]\\
'''First Guard:''' Er... well, it wouldn't make up for being sent here, but -- it would be sort of ironic justice, Sir.\\
[another long pause]\\
'''Finrod:''' One more thing to make a mental note of, Edrahil -- battlefield humour doesn't go over well at all, at home.\\
[his friend shakes his head in grave agreement]\\
'''Teler Maid:''' [thoughtful frown] It would be amusing, if only no one died.

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