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Demetrius Nicodemus

 

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Now I've found him. He's Demetrius Nicodemus, a half-black, half-Greek comedian from Toledo. When I spoke to him after his show, he didn't shift personas, didn't give a crap about who I was or what I was writing, and was still funny as hell.

Some folks might not relate to Demetrius's drug and sex references, but they really resonate with me. He caught my eye many years ago at Timmy P's Comedy Nights at the Heidelberg, where he recounted how his friend told him the government is taping everybody's phone conversations. "Really?" he replied. "Can I have them get some of that shit I said when I was high? 'Cause that shit is funny."

One of the problems with writing about comedians is you don't want to give away too many of their jokes. Otherwise, what's the fun in going to see them? So I've decided to give you excerpts from the jokes Demetrius told when I caught him at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase. That way, I won't ruin it for you, but you'll still see how freaking hilarious this guy is. Ready?

"I own a five-year-old Lab, a boxer, and a loaf of bread."
"You do not accidentally poop in fourteen pair of shoes."
"My ass is acting up."
"I thought my girlfriend's vibrator was a lint remover."

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