“A freewheeling, discursive examination of the country's current political and social stalemate. Trying to avoid taking a side, Quinn assures his audience upfront that he will...not exhibit partisan favoritism...’Red State Blue State’ seems scattershot as it takes aim at its satirical targets, and the material is often repetitive...The final section of the show reflects the unevenness of the writing...The litany becomes wearying instead of comically revelatory.” Full Review
“Quinn ends up preaching to a very particular choir. And that makes this 70-minute set all the more disappointing...In short, ‘Red State Blue State’ isn't barbed enough to be offensive nor incisive enough to be funny. More surprising is Quinn's unsteady delivery...He never really seems sure of himself...His ability to get through his own show seemed a little perilous...’Red State Blue State’ leaves us with a ho-hum sigh, rather than the belly laugh we so desperately want.” Full Review
See it if if your a fan of Colin's and want his take on our current politics.
Don't see it if you're looking for sharp and provocative stand-up that makes one think while they're laughing.
See it if you love Colin's sense of humor and you want another show about an white older guy yelling about things. Some funny stuff is buried in there
Don't see it if If you're looking for nuanced, poltical humor
See it if You don’t mind an uneven show with a few big laughs
Don't see it if You’re looking for consistent, sharply observed humor. Inadequate mining of rich material from the excesses of both right and left.
See it if you enjoy Colin Quinn, non-offensive political humor, one person shows, stand-up comedy.
Don't see it if You want one person shows to build to a real powerful point or to say something of real interest.
See it if You must see everything Colin Quinn does or enjoy not-very-sharp stabs at political humor. These 80 minutes felt like Quinn's time is up.
Don't see it if Want incisive humor in general or one-liners you haven't heard before, are unconcerned performer doesn't seem to care much about any of it.
See it if you enjoy Colin Quinn or overly familiar blue state political humor - with an exception or two. For a blue state audience.
Don't see it if you don't want politics, a strong delivery and approach or something new or unheard. You need fresh jokes not used by other comedians.
See it if you enjoy Colin Quinn's standup or one-man shows; if you enjoy political humor.
Don't see it if you're looking for the sharpest writing; you don't enjoy stereotypical jokes based in geographic/regional humor.
See it if You are a big Colin Quinn fan like Saturday Night Live banter. Like stand up comedy and one person shows. Like political commentary tv show
Don't see it if You don't like political bantering, one person shows, stand up comedy. Jokes are not sharp and crisp enough. The material was not original.
See it if you like political humor, current events.
Don't see it if you want to avoid gross generalizations about every region of the country; or if you are not ready to hear "blame" evenly apportioned.
See it if you are a fan of Colin Quinn. I had high expectations and laughed about some funny one-liners but unfortunately didn't find it too memorable
Don't see it if you have high expectations that you can talk about it afterwards for days to come or expect some new political insight.
See it if you love CQ's crusty, tough persona. He aims for provocation, but he EQUALLY blames Dems/Reps for current mess. Where's he been for 2 years?
Don't see it if you want political enlightment. Watch Colbert, SamB, Trevor, Seth, JohnO for funny and smart. CQ makes FUN of libs for worrying about Nazis.
See it if You’re into “classic” standup comedy; anti-social-media; amused by geographically-based jokes; feel anxious about AI and hi-tech
Don't see it if Expecting something refreshing; know little or don’t care much about American politics and geography;
See it if You’re a fan of Colin Quinn’s humor because that’s what you get here...nothing new or unique, fresh or imaginative.
Don't see it if You’re hoping for anything fresh or a new slant on the same old Red vs Blue political stuff already out there.
See it if You’re a big fan of Colin Quinn and his work.
Don't see it if You’re looking for a more incisive look at our cultural divide beyond some tired jokes about hicks and snowflakes.
See it if you are a fan of Quinn's humor, his garbled & rushed speech, politically inoffensive & without a 2 drink minimum
Don't see it if you want something really hilarious & risky; want to be challenged, enlightened or otherwise given food for thought
See it if Colin Quinn fans. Don't mind a deluge of social topics presented randomly. Storytelling skills aren't imperative to you.
Don't see it if Have trouble keeping up with various lot of perspectives that are presented incoherently. Transitions among topics tend to be awkward.
See it if You want to see Quinn in an intimate space breaking down how we're all screwed because we refuse to change.
Don't see it if You want well polished material. The laughs were there, but not constant.
See it if this is more for an older (60+) crowd; jokes were mostly low-hanging fruit & weren't anything I'd never heard before. This show feels dated.
Don't see it if This was rambly, unfocused, and felt like it could be a comedy special from 2009. The writing & delivery lacked sharpness.
See it if You like comedians who seem "liberal" but still complain about "snowflake" behavior. You want a comedian's read on the flaws on all sides.
Don't see it if You want a tight, crisp show that punches up.
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