Bill Cosby, Tim Allen (Mostly for Home Improvement), Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, John Cleese, rest of the Pythons.....
I have a broad spectrum. Peter Kay, Dara, Al Murray, Frankie Boyle, Tim Vine, and Milton Jones.
I can't for the life of me, figure out how Sean Lock can be absolutely hilarious at improv on panel shows such as 8/10 Cats (spine in a sack!) and yet be so mind-numbingly unfunny at stand-up.
Can i post a comment by Jim Rossignol as my favorite comedian off the day http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2013...comment-page-2 when he tells someone "Also, do fuck off". I can't stop laughing.
As I know that about the comidy the Comic Strip is the most famous comedy club in New York City. Since opening its doors in 1976, the laugh lab has launched the careers of Jerry Seinfeld, Lisa Lampanelli, Ray Romano, Jim Gaffigan and so many more. But I love Ray Romano he is great comidy person.
"Charlie Sheen, you're just like Bruce Willis: you were big in the '80s but now your old slot's been filled by Ashton Kutcher"
Absolutely has to be Reggie Watts! That guy is brilliant and funny. Love his stand ups.
Eddie Izzard, saw him last week live in Stockholm and hes just brilliant!
other than that im not quite sure, there are some good swedish ones which you lot probably havent heard of :P
Karl Pilkington in combination with Ricky Gervais and Steve Merchant. Simply Brilliant.