I’m under the impression that laughter truly is the best medicine. It’s funny how easy it is to get in a good mood just by smiling. Once a week in our office, someone plays a full comedy routine, and we all sit back and giggle. I want to share our good times with you, so every Wednesday, I’ll be giving you a different stand-up routine. Sit back, act like you’re working, and enjoy today’s laugh-inducing video!


DOUG STANHOPE - Deadbeat Hero

Douglas Gene "Doug" Stanhope is an American stand-up comedian, actor and author known for his cynical, controversial comedy style and libertarian political views.

Stanhope is infamous for his abrasive and dangerous approach to comedy, which has been likened by his fans and contemporaries to the works of Bill Hicks and George Carlin. Stanhope mixes cringe comedy with political satire and grotesque imagery, the latter of which often leads to audience walkouts.

Many of Stanhope's colleagues, including Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Joe Rogan, and Ricky Gervais have praised Stanhope as one of the best living comedians. Much of the praise concerns the controversial nature of Stanhope's act, with many saying that his fearlessness on stage is unrivaled