Question: What teen flick gave Anthony Michael Hall the line: “We have seventy dollars and a pair of girls’ underpants. We’re safe as kittens”?
Last Question: What deadpan comic quipped: “You can’t have everything. Where would you put it”?
Answer: Steven Wright
Steven Wright is a unique comedian. He tends to give one-liners – one right after another – that are unconnected. They are often hilarious.
Wright, grew up in Burlington, Massachusetts, and began performing stand-up comedy in 1979 at the Boston comedy club The Comedy Connection.
In 1982, an executive producer of The Tonight Show saw Steven Wright perform at a comedy club in Cambridge. The producer booked him. Wright impressed Johnny Carson so much that he was brought back less than a week later. Here is the performance:
Here is more classic Steven Wright:
Steven Wright still performs today, and has his own web site.Follow @returntothe80s