Who Are Some of the Most Popular Male Comedians?


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Some popular male comedians as of 2015 are Lewis Black, Jeff Dunham, Jon Stewart, Dave Chappelle and Dane Cook. Other examples are Bill Maher, Daniel Tosh, Lee Evans and Bill Engvall.

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Lewis Black delivers his stand-up comedy acts in a way that emulates a man having a mental breakdown while he angrily rants about various aspects of politics, religion, history and pop culture. His style relies heavily on the use of tools such as sarcasm, profanity and hyperbole. He has stated that he acts like the only person aboard the Titanic who is aware of what is about to happen while he is delivering his jokes.

Comedian Jeff Dunham is a ventriloquist who has made television appearances on shows including "Comedy Central Presents" and "Late Show with David Letterman." He has several of his own Comedy Central specials, some of which include "Jeff Dunham: Minding the Monsters" and "Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself." Dunham has several characters he uses in his comedy skits, including Walter, a retired old man, Jos? Jalape?o on a Stick, a talking pepper, and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, the skeleton of an incompetent terrorist.

Jon Stewart hosted Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" for 17 years before announcing his plans to leave the program come August of 2015. He joked that he planned to tape the final show unshowered and wearing overalls, showcasing his brand of humor.

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