All posts tagged: No Cure For Cancer

Denis Leary is an Asshole

I don’t have too much to write about this one, other than the fact that I thought it was the funniest thing back in 1993. My oldest brother would listen to Denis Leary`s No Cure For Cancer cassette, and I would “borrow” it when he wasn’t around. My favorite part on the cassette was Leary’s song Asshole. I think I liked it cause it cursed and used words I otherwise wasn’t allowed to use myself. The video did the song justice and would always be a favorite of mine whenever I saw it on MUCH MUSIC (yes, I’m Canadian). Here it is….Asshole by Denis Leary.

Denis Leary: No Cure For Cancer

I remember vividly the first time I was introduced to comedy albums. I had never heard one before and probably didn’t really know they existed. From a young age I loved Saturday Night Live and watching stand up comedy on TV, but I had no idea that a lot of these stand up acts could be found in album form. One day my family was visiting some friends out of town: The Fitzgeralds. The kids in the Fitzgerald family were a few years older than the kids in my family, but we always got along great. My sister, brother and I always looked up to them and thought they were the coolest. How cool? So cool they didn’t even have to be there to impress me. On this particular night the Fitzgerald kids were all out, so to kill time until they got back a few hours later I was told to go listen to some of the boys’ CDs and play some video games. So I did. One of the albums already in the …