Can any Swede tell me who are considered the funniest comedians in Sweden? I'm talking theater or stand up comedy, not tv comedy.
I know humor is subjective, but which ones are considered the most popular?
Wow, I just looked him up on Youtube and I am amazed by how well I understand him! He's very funny! Thanks!
This summer I saw a great stand up show in Malmö. I have copied the information from the program. All of the comedians were impressive!
Vilska Lindgren, komiker, dramatiker, poet, wrestlare och feminist. Hon tror att hybris är bra för hjärtat och att skratt ska komma från botten av bäckenbenet. Hennes standup är rå, rättfram och underbar.
Petrina Solange, ond Malmökomiker som älskar skadeglad humor. 2013 utsågs hon till Årets nykomlig vid svenska stand up galan.
Elinor Svensson, med sina starka skämt och sin svaga moral håller hon just nu på att ta humor-Sverige med storm. En fullständigt skamlös komiker som ni inte vill missa
Amalia Alvarez, komiker, prisbelönt serietecknare och författare kommer till scen, berättar om krockande kultur och den ”underjordiska världen” av ”de andra svenskarna”.
Melody Farshin, Satirisk standup komiker och krönikör. Från Stockholm Husby, sedd på raw i kanal5,
Evelyn Mok, blandar vardagsbetraktelser med reflektioner om normer, ursprung och fördomar. Med sylvass skärpa och ett anslag som är brutalt, men roligt. Vann up-and-coming-priset 2012 på Svenska Stand up-galan.
By the way, Petrina Solange was my favourite at this event. Maybe she has too many cultural references to be easily understood, but she is really funny.
The moon has to be just right for me to actually like a female comedian, but I will definitely check her out! Thanks!
I guess you will miss some of the best, Swedish comedians. Well well, we all have our prejudices – me too.
I hardly ever like Dutch comedians either, since I'm more inclined to a sarcastic English sense of humor. Does that make me prejudice? I think you're confusing prejudice with preference.
Haha this guy is very funny! I also noticed that he has a much more...proper Swedish accent, if that makes any sense. Johan Glans is easier for me to understand, but Magnus Betnér is more my kind of humor (with subtitles haha!).
Yeah, he speaks a Stockholm dialect, Vällingby more precisely, but he moved around a lot as a kid so I imagine that affected his speech. :)
Yes, I have noticed that the further south, the better I understand. Although I find Finlandssvensk easy to understand too. Unfortunately for me, I think proper Swedish sounds the most beautiful, with all the sk- and sj- sounds, so I'm not letting myself off easy ;)
The region around Uppsala is probably the easiest, and the closest to what is generally considered "proper". That is debatable, though.
I think that goes for pretty much every country though. In Holland, the only truly proper Dutch is the Dutch you hear spoken on the news. The rest all has some slight variation depending on where the speaker is from, and pretty much every accent comes with some sort of stigma about class or intelligence. Everyone basically teases each other, until we play against Germany or something, when we're all united. Then we go back to making fun of each other again. ;)