The latest funny import from Down Under
You see, Jeffries has a bit of a potty mouth, which lends itself to an act that actually explains what a slut is, based on how they think, a classic bit of dirty insight, and breaks down the difference between the use of the word "c--t" and "motherf---er," reflecting on cultural views and the way men and women think. Suffice to say, if you're adverse to someone talking about their own sexual proclivities (here covering his need to fake his orgasms (which includes a great throwaway gag about the "'O' face")), the intricacies of human genitalia or intercourse with inanimate objects, you should probably just move on.
Jefferies comfortably wanders the stage, glass of beer in hand, coming off like something of an Australian Seth McFarlane, with similar looks, religious backgrounds (both atheists) and willingness to slay sacred cows. It's rare to see a comic just sit down (or kneel) and chat with the audience, as Jefferies frequently does, and it shows his confidence on-stage. These people are here to hear from him, and he has plenty to share. His thoughts on Noah and the ark, the size of Jesus, picky pandas and why people drink are all quite funny, whether you agree with him or not.
Though some may take issue with his views on women, religion and/or drugs and alcohol, there's no denying that he's funny and very good at telling a story. His childhood tale about finding a marital aid in the garage is hilarious, as are his drug-fueled misadventure in a South-African gay bar (with a brilliant bit of face acting) and his trip to Germany with his father. They are all topped by a filthy story about a trip to Amsterdam that includes a trip to the Wal-mart of porn and one of the more embarrassing stories about self-pleasuring ever told. Jefferies is standing there, describing something truly horrific and disturbing, but it's never too-much, thanks to his boyish charm and way with words. It's probably the perfect microcosm for his idiosyncratic style of comedy.
The audio is delivered in Dolby Digital 2.0, which does a fine job with Jefferies' voice, keeping it separate from the crowd, though it lacks the engagement a 5.1 can provide, as the combined sound is simply balanced left and right. There are no noticeable issues in the mix.
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