A Collection of My Favorite Lies is an entertaining 60-minute show by Paul Ogata. there is something for everyone in the show.

Paul Ogata opens with the observation we all lie which segues nicely into b.s. job titles like mixologist and b.s. jobs like life coach. His Ebola jokes tied in with the government lies material are dated but funny enough.

What is obvious in My Favorite Lies is how tight the writing is. One topic segues very smoothly into another and even the little crowd work he does gets a wicked callback at the end of the show.

Not everything is ground breaking in this show. Young people vs in my days and bitching about modern music has been done. Really done.

A little too facile is the bit about Chinese Olympic athlete names like She So Young for the gymnast. You do forgive Ogata for it as the rest of his set makes up for this.

Paul Ogata closes strong with a bit on porn shops and what is inside. It is not totally fresh but it is still strong material.

There is one thing that got in the way of my enjoying this comedy DVD and it is Ogata commenting on the audience’s warmish reaction to some of his stuff. They are not wrong at that particular time.

A Collection of my Favorite Lies
Paul Ogata
Comedy Video stream
BseenMedia 2021
60 minutes

Related Posts

  • 77
    If you enjoy relationship comedy albums, you are well served with @trentoncomedy by Trenton Davis. Davis hits all the style’s targets with stories about his wife and child and the difficulties of being in a couple. Trenton Davis’ material is above the usual fare. That in itself is refreshing. This…
    Tags: material, comedy, album, stand-up, cd, download, comic
  • 76
    This Carlin CD is just Bitching and Moaning By An Old Fart.
    Tags: comedy, cd, stand-up, album, download, comic
  • 73
    Late for the Party - Lianne Malaudin  I am happy Lianne Malaudin showed up, late or not for the party. Late For the Party is a solid stand-up comedy download from Canadian label Cottage Comedy. One of the things that make this album stand out is Malaudin’s delivery. She does not sound like your standard stand-up…
    Tags: comedy, download, stand-up, young, album, comic, strong, cd
  • 73
    Wendy Maybury’s She’s Not From Around Here is a joy to listen to. Stand-up comedy is supposed to make you laugh but Maybury has an energy and persona that makes this Mp3 download a happy listening experience in addition to the prerequisite laugh. The highlight for me on Wendy Maybury’s…
    Tags: album, download, stand-up, comedy, bit, comic, cd
  • 72
    enjoyable overall, nothing really stands out
    Tags: stand-up, comic, cd, comedy, download, album

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *