A friend who had worked with Roseanne Barr told me that Roseanne would come into the writers’ meeting, throw the script pages onto the table, and say, loudly, ‘It ain’t fuckin’ funny!’ Love it.
I’ve thought of that many times and I’ve only used it once, at Frank Caliendo. It was an attempt at humor that he misunderstood. I’ve wanted to use it at various times at:
Hunter S. Thompson
Boyz II Men
…they ain’t fuckin’ funny.