Comedy

Louis C.K. debuts new HBO special, continues frightening us all with his vivid logic

At this point, it's really impossible to overstate Louis C.K.'s cultural relevance as a comic. His imagery is as edgy as Lenny Bruce, his material as universal as Bill Cosby, and the doors of creative freedom he's kicked open within the industry (self-produced show; self-distributed specials) will forever alter how young comics shape their careers. While the lack of puppets, cute dimples and a conservative Christian audience will continue to keep him off the Forbes Top Earning Comedians list, the premiere of his HBO standup special, Oh My God, last Saturday will surely rank as one of the most anticipated moments in comedy this year.

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