Illustration by Giacomo Gambineri. Yes, a joke can be a one-liner built from a setup and a punch line, but it can also be an act of physical comedy. Pretending to stick a needle in your eye, or pooping in the street while wearing a wedding dress: both jokes. A joke, as defined by this list, is a discrete moment of comedy, whether from stand-up, a sketch, an album, a movie, or a TV show. First, we decided early on that these jokes needed to be performed and recorded at some point.
The Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy
There was a boy who worked in the produce section of the market. A man came in and asked to buy half a head of lettuce. The boy told him they only sold whole heads of lettuce, but the man replied he did not need a whole head, but only a half head. The boy walked into the back room and said, "There's some asshole out there who wants to buy only a half a head of lettuce. As he was finishing saying this he turned around to find the man standing right behind him, so he added, "and this gentleman wants to buy the other half.
Asshole jokes 19 jokes about assholes. What's the difference between tampons and cowboy hats? Cowboy hats are for assholes!