From the bbc
I think the best one is:
"Michael Jackson only invented the moonwalk so he could sneak up on children."
Figures the masses would like a pun based joke over a blunt dark one liner.
Comedian Dan Antopolski has secured the 2009 top Fringe gag crown for entertaining Edinburgh Festival crowds with: "Hedgehogs. Why can't they just share the hedge?" Comedian Dan Antopolski with his Dave award Antopolski (pictured) topped a Dave TV poll featuring top quips from the festival selected by a panel of "nine of the …
Antopolski is proof that if you turn up at Edinburgh every year, eventually people will get to know the name and think you must be good.
I guess they had to give him a prize for effort.
The others listed are far more humourous than the hedgehog quip, but none of them are typical of the good performances at the Fringe. Anyway, off to Stephen K Amos tonight.
(just expressing my opinion - there must be plenty people who find him funny. Well, 9 Dave judges at least)
...Metro says DVO's "effort" won the booby prize*, although from your link to the Dave site you could only say Marx' and hers were among the worst (a strong correlation with "oldest" there, it would seem!)
ObPersonalFavourite: Phil Nicol's "A lot of people say I'm egocentric – but enough about them", followed closely by Antopolski's other one.
Nothing on Dave is newer than four years old.
How could the Dave judges escape thier timewarp and comment on this years festival?
How could Dave viewers make the monumental effort to pick up the phone when they are too lethargic to change channels, or, are actiually engrossed in a six year old 'Have I got News For You' episode.
Life is full of mysteries.
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