Maria Bamford The Special Special Special! Netflix As if Bamford’s standup wasn’t twisted enough, this 2012 set is filmed in her living room, to an audience of just two people – her mum and dad. Bamford pulls no punches for them, in a claustrophobically intense hour on God, mental health and existential despair.Best bit: “My mom is very religious, and she said: ‘Whatever you think about all the time, that’s what you worship.’ If that’s the case, I’d like everyone to pop open their Diet Coke cans and turn to page 37 of their People magazines.” BL … [Read more...] about Streaming with laughter: the 50 best standup comedy shows
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