e.phemera: Stewart Lee on The Comedy Network

I remember when the Paramount Comedy Channel existed, before it turned into the Two and A Half Men Friends Central channel, and it showed great comedy like Seinfeld and It’s Garry Shandling’s Show. Often times I would happily re-watch The Comedy Network, which I think is what made me want to do stand up comedy (that, and Paramount City).

Here’s two Stewart Lee routines from that show, both of which I still talk about today, having not seen them for nearly a decade.

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