A Pessimist's Guide to Being Happy

Comedy (stand-up, satire)

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Description

With the world seemingly falling apart, Matt Duwell ('imaginative appeal and razor-sharp, death-dealing wit' **** (Broadway Baby.com)) presents a comedy show to prove that being pessimistic is better for your happiness.

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Barry 94 days ago

While many of the topics - the state of the world, love and sex, friendship and personality - are familiar, Matt's take on it was unusual, interesting, and - crucially - funny. Neither too structured nor too rambling. He knows how to connect with a crowd, and his interaction with the audience felt natural and enhanced the show. Plenty of laughs, a few groans, a healthy dose of squeamishness. Worth seeing.


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 83 days ago

Recently, there has been a wave of comedians getting down to earth about how recovering from depression has affected their work, but this is maybe the first comic who is suggesting that you hold on to your melancholy. As a prominent wry misanthrope of the Edinburgh comedy scene, Matt Duwell...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 90 days ago

If Dr. House did comedy, it might very well resemble a Matt Duwell show. The human incarnation of schadenfreude, Duwell’s caustic sardonicism is the overlying note of A Pessimist’s Guide To Being Happy, where his staunch, gloom-ridden message is clear: always look on the s***e side of life. Espousing the...

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