Michelle Wolf: Joke Show

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  • TV-MA
  • 2019
  • 59 min
  • 7.3  (1,855)

Michelle Wolf is a well-known American comedian with a unique sense of humor. In her 2019 Netflix original stand-up special, Michelle Wolf: Joke Show, she delivers an hour of non-stop jokes about a wide variety of topics. This special was directed by Lance Bangs. The show is filmed in front of a live audience at the Hackney Empire theater in London. The stage includes a large screen above and behind Michelle, which displays various images, videos, and illustrations to enhance her jokes. Michelle enters the stage wearing a sparkly silver bomber jacket over her black dress.

She begins her set by joking about the differences between men and women, claiming that women have to do more work to make themselves presentable for the world. She also discusses the challenges of being a woman in today's society, sharing her own experiences and opinions on topics such as sexism, gender roles, and harassment.

Throughout the special, Michelle tackles a wide range of topics, including politics, social issues, and pop culture. She uses both personal anecdotes and current events as inspiration for her jokes. Her style is sarcastic, irreverent, and frequently edgy, which may not appeal to all audiences.

One of the recurring jokes in the special is about how people should deal with awkward situations. Michelle suggests pretending to speak a different language to avoid unwanted conversations or interactions. She even demonstrates this on stage, going into a mock conversation in a made-up language.

Michelle also takes on serious issues, such as climate change and gun control, in her typical humorous style. She argues that it's difficult to take action on these issues because people are more concerned with their own comfort and convenience than the greater good. Even though the topics are serious, Michelle manages to keep the mood light and the audience laughing.

In addition to her jokes, Michelle uses music and props to enhance her performance. She sings a song about how she isn't afraid to speak her mind, even if it gets her in trouble. She also uses a puppets and an electronic voice changer for a sketch about how robots might take over the world.

The special ends with a heartfelt message from Michelle. She thanks the audience for attending her show and embracing her sense of humor. She encourages them to keep laughing and spreading joy, even in difficult times.

Overall, Michelle Wolf: Joke Show is a well-crafted stand-up special that showcases Michelle's unique style and irreverent humor. Her jokes are both silly and insightful, and they cover a range of important topics. It's not a show for everyone, but viewers who enjoy edgier comedy will likely find it entertaining.

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    7.3  (1,855)