10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

How many of you are seen as the funny one during drinking or dinner sessions? You do not need to be a standup comedian to be seen as someone funny. Sometimes, we just have a response to almost everything placed on the table. Being funny is being observant and witty; but at times, being funny means having to live with the following annoying day to day conundrums where we have to balance tact and patience, as well.

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

10. “We’re bored, tell us a joke!”

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

“Hey, you’re a clownfish. You’re funny, right? Hey, tell us a joke.”

 

If I had a penny for every time I hear this line from people who know I’m funny, I’d have a lot of pennies. Everyone expects us to be the entertainer and the life of the crowd. The worst part is, they’re not listening. Most of the time, they’re making out with their drunken girlfriends, as well.

9. “You’re like Russell Peters!”

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

Just because I’m Indian does not mean to say I am like Russell Peters. I am a comedian, yes, but Russell and I have different types of styles in telling jokes. Same goes to my Racially Screwed friend, Miguel, who people usually compare to Gabriel Iglesias.

8. People invited me to do a eulogy because they wanted me to “lighten it up”.

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

This one is weird, given the fact that I do not even know the deceased, but he has a hot girlfriend/widow. Going back to what I was saying, People wanted me to throw in a couple of punchlines while keeping the event solemn. No booze at funerals, either. I don’t know why they would think I would ever say yes to that gig.

7. None of the girls I date take me seriously.

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

 

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Ever been in a situation where you tell your partner, “Honey, you look beautiful today”, only to hear her say “Where’s the punchline?”.

6. People look at you to cheer them up.

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

Comedians and funny people get a lot of friends calling them and listening to their problems. We become shrinks who do not get paid. Word of advice to all the people who do this: if you’re a guy, buy us drinks. If you’re a girl, at least let us fondle with your breasts. There’s no free lunch anymore.

5. They laugh at your joke, thinking they got it, but they didn’t.

10 Annoying Things Funny People Have to Deal With

This annoys me a lot. It is already annoying as it is that they explain to me why my joke is funny (dude, I came up with the joke, dammit!); but it’s even worse that when they explain it, their explanation is wrong and so not funny. People who were laughing at my joke suddenly hears the comment and goes “Hash, is that what your joke means?” and I will now have to explain that no, it isn’t, and the person who misinterpreted my joke will try to correct and argue with me.

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