Dance, Monkey: Rich Jenkins

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 10, 2007
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Rick Jenkins
There was an article in the Globe recently about a rich man who purchased a luxury mausoleum, so that when he dies, his body can continue to be surrounded by expensive, cutting-edge amenities. If you could afford such a thing, what expensive crap would you want in there?
An audience. They’d be trapped, and I’d be having the most fun. Not that much different from my shows now.

It’s just been discovered that the CIA destroyed videotapes of interrogations with terrorism suspects. Any guesses as to what secret interrogation tactics the CIA is using?
The CIA has been developing its tactics for decades and is very traditional. Although great strides have been made in the field of Christmas duet recordings.

Is Dennis Kucinich’s wife really that hot? I don’t get it.
It’s graded on a curve. I’m pretty hot for a comedian.

Santa is probably sick of milk and cookies by now.What are you going to leave him this year instead of the usual?
I plan on having Chris Hansen from To Catch a Predator greet him and ask him about the cookies and stockings.

I was at a recent Barack Obama rally where they were playing hip-hop music, but they forgot to bleep out a lot of potentially risqué stuff, namely the phrase, “I’d do anything for a blond dyke.” Thoughts?
I thought he was just reaching out to my demo.


Rick Jenkins owns and hosts the shows at the Comedy Studio, Cambridge | Tuesday–Wednesday; Friday–Sunday | 617.661.6507
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