Kathy Griffin and Joan Rivers like laughing at themselves almost as much as they enjoy hurling hurtful insults at others.
You know how comedians always say that when they're around each other they have to pull out the most offensive material possible to make each other laugh? I guess these roasts are a televised example of that.
Anyway, aside from that, the Comedy Central roast was fine, overall. Here were the few jokes that actually made me laugh during the mind-numbingly lengthy roast last night.
"Robin, you look like a syrup bottle." -- Greg Giraldo, Re: Robin Quivers.
"I saw that movie you guys did together. Great TV movie about your lives. It was called Grey Gardens." -- Mario Cantone, on Joan and Melissa.
"I'm not trying to be judgmental. I just hate when someone uses a much more famous relative to further their career. Melissa -- that's my game, b----." -- Tom Arnold
"Joan, you've been called a b---- more times than a white guy serving a life sentence." -- Robin Quivers
"Joan, by the way -- loved you in Saw." -- Robin
"Ohh, it's funny!" -- Joan, scolding the horrified crowd during Jeffrey Ross' set.
"Tonight is a perfect fit for Joan's favorite charity. Melissa." -- Jeffrey Ross
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