Dance, Monkey: Jim McCue

We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 17, 2008
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Who the hell does a girl have to sleep with to get a goddamned sandwich around here?
Obviously, the sandwich Nazi at Haymarket.

According to newly released financial affidavits related to his pending divorce, Hulk Hogan is worth more than $30 million. What do you think he’s spending it on? It’s clearly not haircuts.
Bandanas. Weight belts. There’s a lot to buy.

This is a Jeopardy-style question. The answer is: “Sarah Palin.” What’s the question?
Who is the only governor who can diaper her children in moose pelts?

I tried to visit your web site, but i got an error message from Google that said, “this site may harm your computer.” What did my computer ever do to your stupid web site?
That’s tough. I mean, how do you answer to a woman that you gave a virus to?

When you decided to organize the Boston Comedy Festival, what were you thinking? One stand-up comedian is miserable enough; how are you going to prevent a mass suicide when there are entire rooms filled with them?
I think I was recovering from a head injury.

JIM MCCUE | Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston | September 20 | 800.233.3123 orwww.maj.org or www.bostoncomedyfestival.com
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