Comedy

Comedian Christopher Titus on Sarah Palin, "retards" and Killer Klowns From Outer Space

There's really no reason for Christopher Titus not to be as famous as Louis C.K. or Marc Maron. After his brilliant sitcom, Titus, was cancelled in 2002 following a dispute with the network president, the bleached-blond comic has released five brilliant comedy specials, addressing his profoundly dark childhood with a rib-cracking hilarity while also making provocative statements about war, gender and the mentally disabled. Before he brought some all new material to Comedy Works South this weekend, Christopher Titus gave us a call to chat about his (kidding!) death threat for Sarah Palin, being funny about pain, and remembering his first movie role in Killer Klowns From Outer Space.

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