I’m preternaturally fond of old school insult comedians. I worship at the feet of Rickles and even remember Fat Jack E Leonard with distressing fondness. Insult comedians, however, tend to be Jewish but Martin Luther-you know the dude who nailed that list thing to the door of a church-was the original one. He may, in fact, be the only known German comedian of his era.<rim shot>
Here are a few choice samples of Luther’s career as a proto-Mr. Warmth:
You stink like devilish filth flung into Germany.
You are dumber than Seriphian frogs and fishes.
Even if your writings were from an angel from heaven I would take this
horrible document, and, after having used it as toilet paper, wipe its