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along stewart lee, daniel kitson lines, etc?
if he's the one who does the picture comedy thing. does he do the picture comedy thing? the venn diagram routine is grand. 'basically, if i crossed the boundary between comedy and art, i will end up here, in this circle, in the area of "shit art".'
"plenty of artists are willing to suffer for their art, not many are willing to learn how to draw"
that pretty much sums up my whole approach to art in one sentance
Masterslut is incredible.
I don't really understand the question though.
I understand the question now. He's not very funny though.
Apart from the instruments.
in examining the op i decided that maybe 'post-modern' or 'comedians who subvert what it means to be a comedian' would have been a better term than auteur/artiste.
basically david foster wallace-type comedians.
i think most of the mentions so far fit the bill, though, so maybe auteur/artiste was the better term to use.
Particularly his more recent stuff. In fact everyone should go and see his new show because the ending is so good.
"Hey, that's really clever! I never could have thought of that!" Rarely do I actually laugh though.