Comedic Relief

The day after Christmas, my husband, his siblings, and I went to see Jeff Dunham in concert at Nationwide Arena in Downtown Columbus.  If you haven’t heard of him, he is a ventriloquist.  He has several different characters.  The show was very, very funny.

The night began with him sharing some of his old family pictures.  He knew at a young age that he wanted to be a ventriloquist.  He would use class picture days as a professional photo for him and his dummy.  He was making fun of himself as well as showing how he had a dream at a young age and wanted to make a career out of it.

Jeff has an entourage of characters including Walter, an old man; Jose Jalapeño on a stick (self-explanatory); Bubba J, a redneck; Achmed, the dead terrorist and his son A.J. (Achmed Jr.) and Peanut.  They are all very, funny.  Jeff and his crew make fun of all people equally.

The funniest part of the show was when Jeff and Peanut started talking with the audience.  There was a guy in the front row who owned a nursing home and they went off the cuff and laughed right along as he made up jokes for this guy.

Jeff Dunham’s show was a fun, two hour show that is slightly different than the Comedy Central specials but equally as funny.

If you need any comedic relief from the stress of classes, check out Jeff Dunham on Comedy Central or check him out on his current tour.