Not to worry: there are dick jokes, too, of many shapes and sizes. But they're a rite of passage of sorts; Harrington just doesn't seem that interested in offending for offense's sake. The Worst is Over is a very good introduction to a unique comic who may be entering his prime, and a rather poignant last laugh for an institution of Portland comedy.

THE WORST IS OVER | released by Ray Harrington | Stand Up! Records |

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