BUDDY HACKETT – “HOW YOU DO?” (1963?)
For once, breast a blog found me instead of vice versa! It used to be called Vintage Stand-Up Comedy, and I mentioned in a post a week or two ago as one of the blogs that I’ve seen wink out of existence way too quickly. All of a sudden, in my email inbox, I found an invite to a “private” version of the blog, which has since stratified itself into three different sites: Vintage Stand-Up, Classic Stand-Up and Contemporary Stand-Up (I’m unsure of how the guy who runs all of them found me, since he hit me up at my work address instead of my ECR address.)
Anyways, I pilfered from him about 200 LPs, spanning from the 50s up until now. This was possibly the most ridiculous out of all of them, and I thought I should re-post it, since this kind of idiocy has to be heard to be believed.
I love a good white-guy-doing-offensive-Chinese-accent as much as the next dude, but this is particularly unfunny shit, the kind that hurts so bad that only the most desperate can fool themselves into thinking it’s so-bad-it’s-good. Hunh? I can barely make sense of that statement myself.
Perhaps I post it for your disenjoyment here because I have a soft spot in my heart for Hackett, due to “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” and the HBO cable special I repeatedly saw of his when I was a tiny child in the early ’80s, called “Buddy Hackett – Uncensored%)!!” Back then, cable TV made a big deal out of the whole “look at me, I can say ‘fucknoodle’ on TV without consequence!” thing, which seems kinda quaint now.
I dare you to make it all the way through to the end of this record without hating me.