B-Boy Limping

John Oliver at Comix, 7/26/09
July 27, 2009, 6:04 am
Filed under: Comedy | Tags: , , ,


John Oliver is surprisingly high-energy as a stand-up comedian. My favorite part of his set last night at Comix was when, to illustrate a point about the useless crap we have stored in our brains, he sang a portion of R.Kelly’s  “Ignition Remix.” If you have a Brit lying around, get them to sing “So baby gimme dat “toot toot,

…And lemme gi’ ya dat “beep beep…”

Trust me, it’s worth it.

Oh, and contrary to [somewhat? one person’s?] popular belief, Oliver is not the voice of the GEICO gecko. That honor currently goes to a British comedian named Jake Wood. But did you guys know that Kelsey Grammar has also voiced the gecko?

Hey, don’t fight it. You learned something today.

Check out Oliver in his regular gig on the Daily Show, and in the upcoming Joel McHale/Chevy Chase NBC sitcom, Community.


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Tweeted you before seeing this. Why would he go and lead me on like that about the gecko voice thing? Not cool Oliver…

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